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Your Company is Growing. What About Your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program?

Bay Area companies are regarded as some of the most innovative, market-leading, and forward-thinking companies on the planet. They also pave the way for CSR and social impact, ensuring that — as business grows — they lend a positive impact on communities.

On Tuesday, October 10, VolunteerMatch hosted a free breakfast and a session of networking, collaboration, and open discussion on the challenges corporate giving professionals face.

Arrow’s Dutch Employees Foster Volunteer Tradition


VENLO, Netherlands – ​For the second year in a row, employees from Arrow Electronics’ Venlo office volunteered with the Maria Auxiliatrix Run (M.A.-Run), a weekend of festivities supporting individuals with disabilities. 

Common Impact and Charles Schwab Scale Annual Pro Bono Challenge to 9 Cities

The Pro Bono Challenge, one of the largest annual skilled day of service events in the country, provides skills-based consulting support for local nonprofit organizations
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October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering, teams up with Charles Schwab to launch their 4th annual Pro Bono Challenge, a skills-based flash consulting event where Schwab employees utilize their talents and expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve the community.

Points of Light Announces 2017 Tribute Award Honorees

Individuals to be Recognized at Embassy of France in Washington, D.C.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, NFL player Coty Sensabaugh and his wife Dominique, and wildlife advocates Jack and Suzi Hanna, will be honored for their service to others at Points of Light’s 2017 Tribute Awards at the Embassy of France on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

Sustainable Brands Spotlights SB’17 Copenhagen Program

H&M, Novozymes, IDEO, Max Burgers among leaders sharing industry insights
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® reveals the full program and networking highlights for its upcoming conference, SB’17 Copenhagen.

Newmont Reducing Cases of Holes in the Heart in Ghana


Investing in the wellbeing of our host communities is part of our mission as a sustainable and responsible mining company. In Ghana, we recently partnered with the Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF) to help save the life of Daniel Darkwa, a three-year-old boy suffering from atrial septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus, a rare condition that creates “holes” in the wall separating the top two chambers of the heart.

Action Speaks Louder Than Words: The True Impact We Can Have on Our Communities

By Jim Robinson, President, Astellas Americas

When it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the dedication of our employees to help patients and people in need is truly amazing to me. Since 2015, our 3,000 employees in the Americas have volunteered an amazing 98,000 hours.

Playing for a Sustainable Future

Recently, PANDORA joined an event supporting the Sustainable Development Goals from the United Nations. PANDORA participated in ‘The Global Goals World Cup’ in Bangkok with a female soccer team of employees competing against other supporting companies.

In 2015, World Leaders in the United Nations came together to face the future. A future where the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are reached; one where extreme poverty is ended, inequality and injustice are fought, and the planet is protected.

In support of this future, PANDORA has chosen to work with and commit to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These goals are seen as an action platform for PANDORA’s support within the UN Global Compact – the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

In Memory of Yeardley Love, Family Seeks to Educate Young Adults on Warning Signs of Domestic Abuse


At around 6 a.m. on May 3, 2010, Sharon Love opened the door to police officers who delivered the worst news a parent could ever receive. Her daughter, Yeardley, had been killed. Not just killed, but beaten to death by her former boyfriend.

“I couldn’t believe it,” Sharon said. “It’s still hard to put the two together that you know somebody, that somebody has been in your house and they’re capable of beating someone to death.”

Cycling the Crossroads of the World with Cycle for Survival

by Michael Valentino

Times Square – the heavily nicknamed Crossroads of the World, Center of the Universe, or Heart of the World (among others) – draws an estimated 50 million annual visitors; more than 300,000 pedestrians pass through daily. It is also home to a pair of towers where Viacom keeps offices.


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