Volunteering CSR News

Points of Light Announces Seattle as Host City for the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service

Workshop proposal period now open
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light announced today that Seattle will serve as host city for the 2017 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, which will be held June 19-21, 2017. Points of Light is calling for Conference workshop proposals focused on replicable strategies for engaging volunteers in local problem-solving, capacity building for community organizations, innovative technology for social good, and more.

Moving Forward: CSX and City Year Celebrate More Than 20 Years as Partners


CSX believes that a strong partnership is built on shared values – and according to CSX CEO Michael J. Ward, these have been key to the success of CSX’s 21-year partnership with City Year, a national education organization that provides tutoring, mentoring and supports to more than 200,000 students in schools located in high-poverty communities across the country.

Taproot Foundation Announces the Election of NBCUniversal’s Patricia Langer and Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Rebecca Wang to the Board of Directors

Two Fortune 500 company leaders join Taproot Foundation's Board of Directors, bringing additional human resources and corporate social responsibility expertise to the team.
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Taproot Foundation announces the election of Patricia Langer and Rebecca Wang to its Board of Directors.

Patricia Langer is the Executive Vice President, Human Resources NBCUniversal. She is responsible for Human Resources globally for the company, including compensation, benefits, HR operations, learning and development, talent acquisition, and pipeline programs.

Ask Not What Your Company Can Do For You

by Carolyn Hessler-Radelet and Stanley S. Litow

Take IBM. Since 2008, its Corporate Service Corps — the largest program of its kind in the nation — has sent 3,000 of its top experts on highly competitive assignments to nearly 40 countries around the world. There, while earning their regular IBM salaries, teams of up to 15 employees work collaboratively with local counterparts on multiple month-long projects at the intersection of technology and society.

Keep Texas Beautiful Announces Impact of 2015-2016 Keep Texas Waterways Clean Program

Statewide Program Results in 647 Miles of Waterway Cleaned Across Texas

Volunteers from 147 communities across Texas banded together over the past year to tackle litter in local waterways, as part of Keep America Beautiful state affiliate Keep Texas Beautiful’s Keep Texas Waterways Clean program.

Join Webcast with Benevity & ACCP: 6 Keys to Unlocking Engagement in Workplace Giving Programs

Discussion on how to make participation rates soar
Press Release

Corporate responsibility professionals who are looking to learn how to grow engagement in workplace giving and volunteering programs — and create strong business and social impact — are invited to join Benevity and Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals (ACCP) in a

Global Study Finds Corporate Societal Engagement Increasing Internationally, with Majority of Companies Utilizing Global Volunteerism

Release of New Report Paired with Launch of the Global Exchange, an Initiative led by CECP to Unite Like-Minded Organizations
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A leading study shows a sharp increase in corporate societal engagement across borders in Africa and Asia, and the continuation of a high-level of international corporate societal investment in Europe. Giving Around the Globe, released by CECP, the CEO Force for Good, is the result of a comprehensive analysis of data from over 120 large companies headquartered in 20 countries across the world.

Florida’s S.R. 64 West Palma Sola Scenic Highway Shoreline Restored with Native Plants

Follow Friday: Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Stories

One of the first phases of a Palma Sola Scenic Highway resource protection, preservation and enhancement project will be done in time to celebrate Keep America Beautiful’s National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Bradenton, Florida.

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Host Annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood Event in Cleveland, Ohio

Hundreds of volunteers to support community revitalization effort in neighborhood dubbed the "epicenter" of the housing crisis
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio, to lead its sixth annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Cleveland, Ohio.

Tragedy Spurs LongHorn Steakhouse Team to Open Hearts and Wallets


Behind the success story at the LongHorn Steakhouse in Cartersville, GA, where every single team member donates to the emergency assistance program Darden Dimes, lies a tragedy.


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