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Chrysler Group LLC Challenges Employees to Embrace Volunteerism Focused on Child Hunger

Summary: 
  • Chrysler Group mobilizes its more than 57,000 employees to volunteer and get the word out about United Way Summer Meals Program.
  • 1 in 5 Michigan children struggle to access nutritious food.
  • Only 15 percent of children eligible for free summer meals take advantage of the program.
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  • Chrysler Group mobilizes its more than 57,000 employees to volunteer and get the word out about United Way Summer Meals Program.
  • 1 in 5 Michigan children struggle to access nutritious food.
  • Only 15 percent of children eligible for free summer meals take advantage of the program.

Recyclebank Honored with “Best Use of Gamification for Social Good” GAward at Gamification Summit

Press Release

(3BL Media) New York, NY & San Francisco, CA - June 21, 2012 - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, has been awarded a GAward in the category “Best Use of Gamification for Social Good.” The GAwards: Best in Gamification Awards recognize achievements in the implementation of gamification techniques by companies and venture capitalists.

Seek Out and Learn from Sustainability Leaders

MIT/Sloan Management Report, The Regeneration Project, Online Video
Blog

In a recent article, How to Become a Sustainable Company, in the Summer 2012 issue of the MIT/Sloan Management Review they ask the question, "What differentiates sustainable companies from traditional ones?" To the answer in a minute.

If You Want Greater Employee Engagement, Redefine Impact (Part II)

Some Practical Changes You Can Make to Your Employee Giving and Volunteering Program to Improve Business and Social Outcomes
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In our last post, we identified some problems with the status quo corporate giving model; particularly with the orientation that many workplace giving and volunteering programs have - focusing their attention, persuasion and outcomes on charitable donation or other aggregation targets, rather than on the extent of engagement (ie. handing out fish, rather than creating passionate fishermen!).

This post presents some practical steps you can take to achieve greater employee engagement and ROI from your employee workplace giving and volunteering programs, without necessarily increasing your budget and resources.

Click here to read Part I. 

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In our last post, we identified some problems with the status quo corporate giving model; particularly with the orientation that many workplace giving and volunteering programs have - focusing their attention, persuasion and outcomes on charitable donation or other aggregation targets, rather than on the extent of engagement (ie. handing out fish, rather than creating passionate fishermen!).

This post presents some practical steps you can take to achieve greater employee engagement and ROI from your employee workplace giving and volunteering programs, without necessarily increasing your budget and resources.

Click here to read Part I. 

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Devon Douglas, BBMG

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

Making Fundraising Truly Mobile

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Just about every organization has social media as part of the engagement process and many use mobile giving to raise funds. Together, the two barely register in the giving scale, unless there is a natural disaster.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Chris Jarvis, Realized Worth

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

Just One More Round to Go! Cabot Creamery Cooperative Announces the Latest Round of Reward Volunteers Winners

Press Release

(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - June 12, 2012 - The results are in for round four of the Reward Volunteers program, and nearly 30 participants will be receiving prizes, including a grand prize of $3,000 cash. Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the farm family owned dairy cooperative best known as the makers of “The World Best Cheddar,” created the program to “reward volunteers” who selflessly do great things for their communities.

The Special Childcare Program at the University of Groningen

Childcare support for women scientists in the Netherlands
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In the Netherlands, a so called "care gap" prevents women scientists from maximizing their professional participation, competitiveness and career development. Having a family, especially young children, often becomes an obstacle when travelling to conferences and collaborating in international projects.

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