global pro bono summit

Taproot Foundation & BMW Foundation Release 2017 Global Pro Bono Summit Recap

Getting the Triple Win, Exploring Multi-National Pro Bono Programs, and more

The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good.

Firms Learn From Pro Bono Event

Firms, nonprofits and other groups get tips on skills-based volunteerism

Companies here recently had the opportunity to learn about best practices in pro bono work - from people across some 25 countries in six continents.

The Global Pro Bono Summit, organised annually since 2013, was held for the first time in Asia last week, at different venues across Singapore.

Participants included companies whose staff offer skills-based volunteerism, non-profit organisations (NPOs) and groups that match skilled volunteers with NPOs.

Pro Bono Global Summit Expands the Practice - The Minute

Multimedia with summary

The term pro bono is most often used to describe free legal services provided by law firms, which assign a percentage of their associates’ time to helping those in need of legal advice, but who cannot afford it. Many organizations have emerged to formalize and focus this activity, notably, the pioneering Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, founded in 1969 in New York City, and now a generic term for similar arts legal advisory organizations throughout the country.

Following up from the 2014 Global Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation releases Global Summit micro documentary and takeaway summary
Press Release

May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation today announces the release of a summary report and micro documentary video from the 2014 Global Pro Bono Summit.

Global Pro Bono Summit Day 3


Day three of the GPBS was all about commitments.

Corporate social responsibility representatives from over 30 companies convened at SPUR in San Francisco where hundreds of colorful sticky notes helped guide the dynamic and interactive conversations around pro bono and employee engagement.

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