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Highlights From Cross Sector Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit

What we learned and what's next for the pro bono movement
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How has the pro bono movement made an impact across sectors and around the globe? And how can we keep pushing the field forward? Pro bono experts from companies, nonprofits, and intermediary organizations all came together at the Global Pro Bono Summit—hosted by Taproot Foundation—to answer these questions and more.

Download the Global Pro Bono Summit Upshot to explore all that we learned, including:

Points of Light Announces 2019 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Annual Conference

Initiative Honors Top Companies with Superior Community Engagement
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service announces The Civic 50 honorees of 2019, recognizing them as the most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 awards provide a framework for good corporate citizenship, and showcases how committed companies are moving social impact, civic engagement and community to the center of their business.

Build Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Giving Plan With Help From GivingTuesday and Taproot Foundation

WEBINAR // No budget? No problem! Launching a successful GivingTuesday campaign with skilled volunteers
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Tuesday, July 16 at 10 AM PT // 12 PM CT // 1 PM ET   

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Uncovering What's Next at the Global Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation Releases Upshot Recap from the Annual Summit
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The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good.

We’ve Achieved 500,000 Environmentally-Friendly Volunteer Hours

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At Comcast, our employees are passionate about giving back to their communities and making the world a more sustainable and better place. Their commitment is a driving force behind our engagement and outreach efforts for sustainability, powering service projects like Comcast Cares Day, and all year-round.

From Boston to Beijing: Record Number of Volunteers Make Change Happen

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In recent weeks, Comcast NBCUniversal and Sky employees gathered their friends, family members, nonprofit partners, and community leaders to participate in Comcast Cares Day 2019, one of the largest corporate days of service globally, and a celebration of our company’s year-round dedication to giving back.

Kathy Najimy, Samantha Harris, Others Join Lineup for 2019 Points of Light Conference

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced additional speakers and entertainers who will join the opening plenary lineup at the 2019 Points of Light Conference, taking place June 18-20 in St. Paul. Guests include Chastity Brown, Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter; Lt. Gov.

Supporting Nonprofits in Their Digital Journey

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At VMware, we’re on a journey to put back more than we take, delivering long-term shared value for our stakeholders, and unlocking opportunities for all. As part of that journey, for the past three years, we’ve been working with the pro bono experts at Taproot Foundation, investing in tools and resources to help nonprofits build their technical capacity.

Timberland Transforms Mongolian Desert to a Forest

138 Volunteers plant 650 trees in China’s Horqin Desert on Earth Day
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by Atlanta McIlwraith

On April 22, 138 Timberland employees, business partners, consumers and members of the media spent a memorable Earth Day planting and watering trees in China’s Horqin Desert.  I was privileged to pull on my yellow boots alongside these heroes, to step outside, work together, and make it better in this extremely remote area of Inner Mongolia that has a significant environmental impact on the surrounding region.  

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