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Bringing Education to Rural India Through Technology

by Julie Clugage, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Team4Tech
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In September, 8 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) employee volunteers traveled to Pune, India, as part of the HPE Leadership Through Service program. Their mission: to enhance a digital platform that will improve provide educational opportunities to 6 million underprivileged children.

Viacommunity Takes Talent for Good West

by Rita Papadogiannis
Blog

Last month, Viacommunity journeyed to Viacom’s Hollywood office, the Paramount Lot and the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank as par

How a Data Engineer Used Tech Skills to Help Rescue 35,000 Disaster Victims

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery.

Business Value of Pro Bono: Develop Talent and Build Leaders

See how Prudential Financial, Inc. connects their pro bono programs to the bottom line
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Pro bono service is a powerful way to drive social change. Yet, many corporate employees looking to bring pro bono service to their company struggle to get buy-in from leadership and other key stakeholders. Although these stakeholders may understand the social value of pro bono, they don't always see the business value. 

Pentair Celebrates Employee Volunteerism on National Philanthropy Day

Working to improve our communities, Pentair's employees join together to effectively drive innovation and demonstrate impact at scale
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In honor of National Philanthropy Day, November 15, Pentair celebrates its employees around the world that have rallied together as "Team Pentair" in 2017 to volunteer their time and talents to make a difference in their communities. As a leading global manufacturer, Pentair believes the passions and contributions of its 19,000 employees are important, and encourages and rewards employee-led involvement through Team Pentair, the company’s philanthropic engagement program.

Pro Bono Services Continues Creating a Stronger Sense of Purpose Among Employees All Over the World

By André Solórzano, Manager, Data Insights, CECP
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The week of October 22nd marked the celebration of Pro Bono Week! CECP wants to reiterate its support to this important employee engagement tool and celebrate its importance for society. The recently released Giving in Numbers: 2017 Edition report evidences the benefits for companies of communicating a clear sense of purpose to their employees.

Atlas Copco Wins Award for Peruvian Flood Rescue Efforts

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PIURA, Peru, October 30, 2107 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco has been commended by the Peruvian Government for helping communities recover from the devastating floods caused by the ‘Fenómeno del Niño’ storm. The Ministry of Labour of Peru recognised Atlas Copco’s efforts in the northern city of Piura at an awards ceremony for companies that provided immediate assistance in the wake of the natural disaster. The award grants Atlas Copco the distinctive denomination of S.O.S Company in Peru.

Leading Study of 120 Global Companies Finds Corporate Social Investments Resilient and Growing, Despite Continued Unrest

New report uncovers trends and cross-regional commonalities among world’s leading companies and their societal engagement strategies
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October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A global study from CECP: The CEO Force for Good found that businesses headquartered around the world continued to stand firm in their social investments, despite unrest and instability in their home countries and beyond.

Aligning Your Volunteer Program With Employee Interests [Webinar]

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Studies show that employees seek out companies that embody socially responsible values and provide an outlet for volunteering. You’ve checked those boxes yet can’t seem to get your employees to participate in your volunteer program.

Where’s the disconnect here?

Impact of Pro-Bono Volunteering

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“Why not extend the benefit of volunteering to more people?" This question became the spark that inspired the Global Month of Volunteering at GSK, now underway in October. GSK has been working towards democratizing volunteering—by taking it from the 100 or so employees who can participate in PULSE (our three or six month full-time, immersive volunteer program) to our global employee population of 100,000 employees. To realize that ambition, GSK employees all over the world are coming together this October to volunteer and to inspire other colleagues to participate as well.

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