Building Community Resilience through Skills-Based Volunteering
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Disaster Preparedness Month may be over, but our community resilience work is still going strong! This week, we revisit Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly’s conversation with Erica Tavares of the International Medical Corps (IMC), which took place in the wake of 2018’s Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia.
New Report Makes Business Case for Applying Skills-Based Volunteerism to Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency and Provides Practical Tools for Social Change Organizations and Companies
BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– The private sector can take a larger, more strategic role in disaster preparedness for communities through skilled volunteerism, shares new research and disaster response programming launched by Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism.
In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month, Pro Bono Perspectives is revisiting Danielle Holly’s conversation with Facebook Director of Global Impact Partnerships Marcy Scott Lynn. One of many CSR projects Marcy has implemented at Facebook is the Safety Check feature, which allows users to notify their networks that they are safe following a natural or man-made disaster.
In this episode, we turn back the clock to October 2018 when the world was recovering from several major natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and the September earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Erica Tavares take this opportunity to explore cross-sector partnerships focused on disaster relief.
Top Springtime EHS Hazards and Tips to Bring EHS Front-And-Center This Spring
The season of new beginnings is here. Revitalize EHS at your workplace after the long winter dormancy! Find some top springtime EHS tips —from daylight savings to slips, trips, falls, and more, at our fresh-as-spring new blog.
IBM and Johnson & Johnson Team up in Santiago to Strengthen Community Resilience
The term “natural disaster” is a misnomer. Natural ecosystems often require disturbances such as fires and floods to remain healthy. They have an inherent resilience to the occasional battering. Crises created by destructive natural events might be more aptly referred to as “social disasters,” because of the toll of life and economic damage left in their wake. Framing such events as social disasters places them in a different light, shifting the burden on all sectors of society to proactively manage the threat.
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.
New, Multi-Year Agreement Includes Official Partner Designation for the LA Kings and AXS TV
LOS ANGELES, November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, has launched a new partnership with BELFOR Property Restoration (BELFOR), the worldwide leader in disaster recovery and property restoration services. The multiyear agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, makes BELFOR an official partner of the LA Kings and AXS TV as well as the official restoration partner of STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.