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8th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Report Is Released

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June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The 8thGlobal Pro Bono State of the Practice, presented by PYXERA Global, highlights the top five trends based on data collected from 26 companies, 63 percent of which belong to Fortune’s Global 500.

Faces of GSK's Pro Bono Efforts

How employees create positive change through volunteering
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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.

Pro Bono as a People Strategy in Action: GSK

How GSK creates shared value between CSR and HR
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Taproot has long made the case that a strong corporate pro bono program is a triple win—nonprofits receive the support they need, companies build deeper relationships with their communities, and employees have the opportunity to apply their skills in new and meaningful ways. While there is a robust foundation of evidence supporting the claim that pro bono is a powerful social impact strategy, practitioners often struggle to articulate the business case for pro bono.

New Resource: Pro Bono As a People Strategy

How companies can create shared value between CSR and HR
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Taproot has long made the case that a strong corporate pro bono program is a triple win—nonprofits receive the support they need, companies build deeper relationships with their communities, and employees have the opportunity to apply their skills in new and meaningful ways. While a good deal of evidence supports pro bono as a powerful social impact strategy, practitioners often struggle to articulate the business case for pro bono.

GSK Publishes Annual Report and Responsible Business Supplement 2017

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“Our company has an important purpose, to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have a long history in tackling some of the world’s biggest health challenges. I know this is important to employees, and it was certainly important for me when I joined the company. Our commitment to improving global health and being a responsible business will continue under my leadership.

A $40,000 GSK IMPACT Award Can Go A Long Way for A Local Nonprofit

Registration open until March 30, 2018.
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GSK is proud to call Durham, NC and Philadelphia, PA regions our home. We are committed to making the communities where we live and work healthier, which is why we have supported local nonprofit organizations with more than $10 million dollars in GSK IMPACT Awards over the past 22 years.

This annual awards program recognizes local nonprofits that are breaking down health barriers in communities across the Philly and Triangle, NC region. Our call for applications for the 2018 GSK IMPACT Awards is open now.

Serve, Lead, Learn: Corporations Pair Leadership Development With Pro Bono Service to Improve Health in Rwanda

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WASHINGTON, February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Four leading global companies have joined forces to place one of their most precious resources—their people—to work on strengthening health systems in Kigali, Rwanda.  The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), SAP, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and WE Communications will each send top professionals into the field to work pro bono as Global Health Corporate Champions.

GSK Honors Triangle Nonprofits Making a Positive Impact on Health Outcomes

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November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ten nonprofits will receive $40,000 to support healthy eating, quality employment and education, affordable housing, and other social determinants of health.

GSK Honors 10 Philadelphia-Area Nonprofits Making a Positive Impact

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GSK today announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners for the Philadelphia region in a ceremony at GSK’s Navy Yard site. Ten local nonprofits were awarded $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Philadelphia region. This highly competitive program, in its 21st year, highlights organizations that are working hand-in-hand with the community to improve health.

Impact of Pro-Bono Volunteering

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“Why not extend the benefit of volunteering to more people?" This question became the spark that inspired the Global Month of Volunteering at GSK, now underway in October. GSK has been working towards democratizing volunteering—by taking it from the 100 or so employees who can participate in PULSE (our three or six month full-time, immersive volunteer program) to our global employee population of 100,000 employees. To realize that ambition, GSK employees all over the world are coming together this October to volunteer and to inspire other colleagues to participate as well.

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