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Benevity Releases Annual Trend Data on Top Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

Donations to Human Rights Organizations and Crisis Relief Are the “New Normal”
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CALGARY, Canada, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/  Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced its annual trend data on the “Top Ten Causes” that have been supported by Benevity clients and their people this year to date, as well as the shifts in top donation recipients between 2015 and 2018.

Coffee in Crisis: How to Take Action

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"It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die.” — Rodolfo Penalba, general manager at COMSA, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Honduras

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"It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die.” — Rodolfo Penalba, general manager at COMSA, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Honduras

Blackbaud’s CMO Catherine LaCour Reflects on Blackbaud’s Sustainable Development Goals Commitments

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As I look ahead to UN Week and the bustle of activity it brings as world leaders, diplomats, business leaders, nonprofit organizations and others together to discuss the world’s most pressing problems, it’s also a great time to pause and take pride in what Blackbaud has been able to contribute in the last two years since we first made our commitment at the 2016 UN Private Sector Forum in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 1 - Carol Cone, Carol Cone ON PURPOSE

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Carol Cone, a name many of you may recognize as she has been called "arguably the most powerful and visible figure in the world of Cause Branding."  Carol founded Cone, Inc., led Edelman's Business + Social Purpose practice and most recently founded Carol Cone ON PURPOSE as a return to her entrepreneurial roots and life passion: to educate, inspire and accelerate purpose programs and impact for organizations, nonprofits and individuals around the globe.

Discovering New Forms of Storytelling with Data

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This blog post was guest written by Zoe Condliffe, CEO and founder of She’s A Crowd. She’ll be guest speaking during the “From Endangered Animals to Gender-Based Violence” session of the Women Rock-IT series on September 25th.

Three Top Trends to Leverage This Charitable Season

Doing Good Looks Different in 2018
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Today’s leading CSR programs are shifting their approach to doing good by putting their people at the center—and they’re driving more employee engagement and social impact as a result. How are they doing it? 

Beyond Selfies: African Youth Vow to Restore the Continent’s Landscapes

Exuding awesomeness but also vulnerability, youth are primed to spark restoration of Africa’s degrading landscapes
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by Cathy Watson

On 27-28 August, over 60 youth from a dozen African countries gathered at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). Aged 18-35, they ranged from students to farmers to leaders of NGOs, small start-ups and rural enterprises. But they shared one goal – getting “restoration ready”.

Common Impact Launches Pro Bono Perspectives, a New Podcast to Inspire Social Impact

Episodes feature everyday leaders driving community change by reframing the concept of work
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NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit organization that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is launching a new podcast – Pro Bono Perspectives. Hosted by CEO Danielle Holly, Pro Bono Perspectives is the latest in a series of new Common Impact initiatives focused on showcasing the people, organizations and ideas that are shaping new models for purpose-driven work.

Arrow Electronics and IBM Team Up to Support Call for Code to Promote Technological Solutions for Natural Disasters

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DENVER, Co., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics today announced that it is joining the Call for Code initiative with Founding Partner IBM, an effort designed to inspire new technology to address pressing social challenges. IBM’s five-year, $30 million USD commitment to the initiative is focusing its efforts this year on encouraging software developers around the world to create applications for natural disaster preparedness and relief.

VIDEO | Aflac CSR Hero Diane Hintz Raises Over $83,000 for American Cancer Society

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For Diane Hintz, 2018 Aflac #CSRHero and an independent agent licensed to sell Aflac products, making a positive impact in her community is a year-round job. Inspired by her mother – a breast cancer survivor – Diane is committed to making a difference in her community wherever she can.

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