The Global Pro Bono Network Summit for Latin America draws diverse participants to discuss social progress through cross-sector collaboration.
Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a common agenda for the public, private, and social sectors in Latin America, and while partnership is recognized as a critical component toward this end, there has been no obvious pathway for cross-sector engagement and collaboration.
Johnson & Johnson, in Partnership With Pyxera Global, Launches Its Third Global Pro Bono Year With the New Orleans Mayor Engaged
April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Mayor of New Orleans, LaToya Cantrell, welcomed the Johnson & Johnson Global Pro Bono team to New Orleans for the program’s official kickoff event at City Hall on April 29. Johnson & Johnson has designed its Global Pro Bono program in collaboration with PYXERA Global to tackle healthcare and community issues by harnessing the power of its most powerful resource—its people. The mayor’s attendance shows that the city believes cross-sector partnerships are needed to improve the lives of the citizens of New Orleans.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SAP is seeking like-minded companies of all sizes to collaborate and address the pervasive skills gap around Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Working with PYXERA Global, SAP is leveraging the extensive experience and capability of their employees to address the issue, as well as making opportunities available to the employees of other companies through the Corporate Champions for Education.
PYXERA Global to Lead Conversations on Global Pro Bono at Inaugural Summit in Latin America with 3M, SAP, Johnson & Johnson, and Others
MEXICO CITY, March 28, 2019/3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is an active contributor in the design of the Pro Bono Network’s Latam Pro Bono Summit, taking place in Mexico City, Mexico on March 27 and 28. The summit will shine a spotlight on how Global Pro Bono is a powerful approach to gaining new business insights, social responsibility, and leadership development.
Accelerating global leadership development, building the capacity of nonprofit organizations to better meet their missions, gaining insight into rapidly growing markets, engaging employees, and developing authentic reputations for Corporate Social Responsibility—all of these are reasons for companies to engage in international skills-based volunteering, otherwise known as Global Pro Bono.
With backing from SAP, PYXERA Global has immediate openings for participants in the Global Pro Bono program Corporate Champions for Education, a multi-company collaborative approach.
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.
How employees create positive change through volunteering
As the Vice President and Director of Scientific and Public Health for GSK’s Vaccines practice, Dr. Len Friedland has a very rewarding job, but his sense of purpose extends beyond his day job to support people in poor health as well as those with limited access to quality healthcare, as a volunteer. “Helping patients feel better and live longer aren’t just words to me—they’re part of who I am. The way I see it, having great science at the company is fantastic, but it means nothing unless we make sure this science benefits the right people,” said Len.
NEW YORK, September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Building on their extensive experience to deploy employees to address some of the most challenging problems in the world, SAP announced Wednesday at the United Nations Headquarters the establishment of the “Corporate Champions for Education,” a multi-company, cross industry collaboration to send skilled corporate volunteers into short-term assignments in underserved communities.
The pursuit of e-Governance in Belgrade receives a pro bono assist from IBM
Let’s time-travel to Serbia, circa 1999: it was a time before smartphones or Wi-Fi. The largest hard disk available had a 340MB capacity and cost USD$499. Meanwhile, the volume of printed paper generated for record-keeping and the demands of the modern age was reaching new heights with each passing day.