Reflecting on Trends in Volunteering, Philanthropy, Corporate Activism and Disaster Resiliency
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In the season 1 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly looks back on more than a year of social impact conversations with insightful, inspiring change leaders across sectors and industries.
Common Impact's Pro Bono Week 2019 was an action-packed stretch of flash consulting events where skills-based volunteers across the nation lent their professional expertise to help local organizations solve business challenges and build capacity. As our celebrations come to a close, we want to take a moment to thank our corporate and nonprofit participants for their enthusiasm, ingenuity and dedication to strengthening their communities. Here’s a recap of what Common Impact and our partners accomplished during Pro Bono Week 2019!
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.
In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month and the launch of Common Impact’s Disaster Resiliency report and skills-based volunteering portfolio, CEO Danielle Holly sits down with TOMS Chief Giving Officer Amy Smith to discuss how the company became a significan
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.
With the 2018 hurricane season underway, Bechtel and IBM have partnered up to share lessons learned from last year’s devastating Category 5 storm in Puerto Rico and mapping their work to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The two corporations’ commitment to improving long-term recovery from natural disasters led to the Disaster Resiliency Webinar, hosted by 3BL Media.
Every year, millions of people lose access to food, water and shelter in a matter of minutes due to natural disasters. To bring immediate relief, UPS provides hands-on support and expertise to help communities bounce back when disaster strikes. We collaborate with others to create innovative solutions that strengthen communities so they are better prepared when future disasters occur.