Developing Future Leaders Through Nonprofit Board and Community Service

Jul 18, 2019 2:00 PM ET
Press Release

July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.

In this 60-minute webinar, presented by the World Environment Center, PYXERA Global, and the Environmental Law Institute, we’ll learn how companies are developing leaders by providing compelling experiences through nonprofit board and community service. Speakers from Dow, Target, and 3M will share valuable lessons from their companies’ investments in leadership and pro bono service. Alice Korngold will show evidence from new studies of the benefits of nonprofit board experience for companies, their employees, nonprofits, and communities.

Register for the Developing Future Leaders Through Nonprofit and Community Service webinar here. The webinar will be held on August 20, 2019, 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM EDT.

About the Environmental Law Institute (@ELIORG)

The Environmental Law Institute makes law work for people, places, and the planet. With its non-partisan, independent approach, ELI promotes solutions to tough environmental problems. The Institute’s unparalleled research and highly respected publications inform the public debate and build the institutions needed to advance sustainable development.

About the PYXERA Global (@PYXERAGlobal)

For nearly 30 years, PYXERA Global has leveraged the unique strengths of corporations, governments, and social sector organizations to solve complex problems, on the ground, and attain mutually beneficial goals. Initiatives include a wide range of services, from short term immersive skills-based volunteering to long-term integrated supply chain and community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods, including the Corporate Champions for Education, a collaborative, multi-company approach to global pro bono. The PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners.

About the World Environment Center (@WorldEnvCenter)

The World Environment Center, headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices and operations in emerging and developed markets, is unique in its direct application of sustainable development strategies and practices to the business operations of global companies. WEC creates sustainable business solutions through individual projects in emerging markets; convenes leadership roundtables to shape strategic thinking across a range of sustainability topics with a specific focus on the preparation of business leaders to implement sustainability; and honors industry excellence through its annual Gold Medal Award. An independent non-profit organization, WEC conducts no advocacy activities.