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Quick Consult: Jumpstart Your Corporate Storytelling

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Quick Consult is a series where members of Taproot Foundation's team share insights into questions and topics we hear are top of mind for pro bono practitioners at all stages. Crystal Hendricks-Kretzer, Taproot's Director of Marketing and Communications, shares a few tips for building out your corporate storytelling efforts.

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Merck Fellowship for Global Health Wins 2019 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Gold Excellence Award for Learning and Development

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KENILWORTH, N.J., August 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Fellowship for Global Health program, a three-month, field-based international corporate service-learning program designed to leverage the skills and talents of Merck employees worldwide, won a prestigious Brandon Hall Group Gold Award of Excellence in the Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program category. The Fellowship program’s win was announced on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Telling Your Pro Bono Story in Action: Morgan Stanley

How Morgan Stanley's team taps into the power of storytelling
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Telling Your Pro Bono Story in Action: VMware Foundation

How VMware Foundation's team taps into the power of storytelling
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Bringing Pro Bono Stories to Life | Taproot Foundation's Advisory Service Newsletter

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Good stories spark admiration. Great stories spark action. 

Pro bono service has the ingredients for a great story—diverse perspective, cross-sector collaboration, personal and professional growth, all in service of positive social change. But we know storytelling isn't that simple. 

Take Your GivingTuesday Plans to the Next Level Using Pro Bono Support

Taproot’s GivingTuesday pro bono toolkit now available
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Planning and executing a successful GivingTuesday campaign can be daunting. Your nonprofit needs inviting graphics, inspiring messaging, an engaging email strategy, and stand-out social media. Don’t panic: all this is achievable even without a budget or in-house expertise. Just turn to pro bono support.

Ready to Engage Your Employees in Pro Bono Service?

Demos Available of the Redesigned Taproot Plus, Putting Employee Engagement Metrics at Your Fingertips
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Taproot Foundation is transforming how nonprofit and social change organizations access the pro bono support they need to thrive—and how companies engage their employees in social impact—by launching the newly redesigned matchmaking platform Taproot Plus at www.taprootplus.org.

How Companies are Using Global Pro Bono to Create Social Impact

By Gavin Cepelak, Vice President of Global Pro Bono, PYXERA Global
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Leading companies are now more deliberately leveraging leadership and employee engagement to generate sustainable social good. It’s an answer to the question, “How does business shift to meet the changing demands of investors, employees, customers, and communities to meet business and social standards?” For years we’ve known that leadership and employee engagement are important, of course, but they are no longer sufficient to compete in today’s business landscape.

Developing Future Leaders Through Nonprofit Board and Community Service

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July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.

Common Impact Announces New Board Members as Organization Expands the Reach of its Mission

Bhavani Pyla and Michi Kono join Common Impact Board of Directors, expanding the organization’s leadership team and presence in New York City
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NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for corporate skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of two new board members. Bhavani Pyla and Michi Kono join the organization’s board of directors to support Common Impact’s continued expansion as interest in and demand for pro bono service and effective community and employee engagement grows.

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