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Refresh and Reset: A Pro Bono Website Upgrade

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This is the second in a series of blog posts tracking Common Impact's long-term skills-based volunteering project with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments to upgrade the nonprofit’s website. Read the first post here.

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Fifth Third Bank CEO Greg Carmichael Honored as Responsible CEO of the Year for Community Impact

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media announced the recipients of the 2021 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. Responsible CEO of the Year: Community Impact was awarded to Greg D. Carmichael, chairman and CEO, Fifth Third Bank.

Common Impact Volunteer Spotlight: Cate Hewett, State Street

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Pro Bono Week is almost here and we’re thrilled to be spotlighting another one of the many dedicated skills-based volunteers we have the pleasure of working with. Today we hear from Cate Hewett, State Street’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), about a project she completed in June with nonprofit Riverside Industries, Inc.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Communities

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Fifth Third is committed to helping people achieve their best lives through responsible financial solutions that are right for individuals and the community. Experience has taught us that we are capable of improving lives and making generational, transformative impacts in the communities we serve.

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Navigating the Great Resignation

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteer Programs to Boost Employee Engagement and Retention in a Time of Rapid Turnover
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In what’s being dubbed the "Great Resignation,” around 4 million people quit their jobs in June alone and 52 percent of employed workers plan to actively job hunt this year. A year and a half of living through COVID-19 has left many professionals burned out and in pursuit of more fulfilling opportunities or employers that better align with their values.

Nurturing a More Impact-Minded Workforce

A Corporate Member Conversation with ViacomCBS's Adam Robinson
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Welcoming our community into the Park to keep our four miles of shared urban green space clean, green and beautiful is what the Hudson River Park Friends Volunteer Program is all about – and bringing teams of employees from our Corporate Members into the Park to make a difference is a big part of that. In 2020, when we were unable to invite large groups into the field, we expanded our understanding of what giving back to the Park through volunteering means.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E15: Dr. Stephanie Royal, The Robin Hood Foundation

Leadership in Times of Crisis & Recovery with Robin Hood
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Dr. Stephanie Royal, Chief People Officer at The Robin Hood Foundation, New York City’s largest poverty fighting organization, talks about community-driven philanthropy, leading with compassion, and how the K-shaped recovery from COVID-19 is further disadvantaging under-resourced communities and the nonprofit sector. Hear Stephanie’s takes on nonprofit talent management in the COVID-19 era, including new challenges with employee retention, the importance of investing in staff, building a culture of DEI, and supporting mental health and wellness.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast Series: SMASH Packaging

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.*

Explore the exciting approach to redesigning and reengineering packaging options to ensure safe and timely delivery of products while working toward a decreased carbon footprint, zero deforestation, increased recyclability and supporting customers in meeting their sustainability goals on the SMASH Packaging episode. 

Fair Trade USA Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Certification Program for U.S. Dairy Industry

Chobani debuts first-ever Fair Trade Certified dairy items on national retail shelves
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OAKLAND, Calif. May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA® and Chobani, LLC have launched a groundbreaking certification program for U.S. dairy farms and cooperatives that provides financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which will help protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.

Herbalife Nutrition Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Herbalife Nutrition highlights employees’ acts of service during Volunteer Week
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In celebration of #NationalVolunteerWeek, Herbalife Nutrition is excited to showcase their employees who have been giving back even during these trying times! Here are a few of their volunteer stories below:

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