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Taproot Foundation DC Launches First Annual Pro Bono Week

Taproot Foundation DC offering $100,000 in pro bono marketing expertise to area nonprofits October 20-26, 2013
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October 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the people who volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits.  Inspired by the American Bar Association, Taproot Foundation works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year in the third week of October.

Corporate Giving Restored Since Pre-Global Recession; Non-Cash Contributions Dominate

CECP, in association with The Conference Board, releases Giving in Numbers: 2013 Edition, a robust analysis of corporate giving patterns
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September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Despite the continued impact of the global recession on businesses, 59 percent of companies, many without waiting for their own profits to recover, recommitted to their communities by giving more to charity in 2012 than they did in 2007, before the recession took hold.

Deadlines Fast Approaching for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

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MUMBAI, India, September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2013-2014 India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys, which will enable top executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to discover how they can have their greatest positive impact on the world. Taking place this upcoming December and February, the India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys will take a hand selected groups of senior leaders on carefully curated 5-8 day experiences.

Workplace Volunteering Grew in 2012

With the release this summer of the 2012 VolunteerMatch Impact Report, we’re taking a closer look at some of the most important outcomes of our work in 2012.
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Workplace volunteering is on the rise for a bunch of reasons.

Pearson plc Release Corporate Responsibility Report for 2012

Press Release

August 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pearson's 2012 Corporate Responsibility report highlights progress of our responsible business framework, developed to reflect the needs of our stakeholders. Pearson's purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning, this purpose informs and shapes our company strategy, and is the starting point of our responsibility framework. We believe our commercial goals and our social purpose are mutually reinforcing.

GE Releases 2012 “Global Impact” Report; Tracks Progress Against Environmental, Healthcare and Citizenship Commitments

Summary: 
  • $5B R&D investment in ecomagination innovations since 2010
  • $3.5B R&D investment in healthymagination innovations since 2009
  • $25B in ecomagination products revenue in 2012
  • $219M in giving to community and educational organizations
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  • $5B R&D investment in ecomagination innovations since 2010
  • $3.5B R&D investment in healthymagination innovations since 2009
  • $25B in ecomagination products revenue in 2012
  • $219M in giving to community and educational organizations

The Power of Technology Can Transform Healthcare and Save Lives.

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By: Kathryn C. Brown, Senior vice president of Public Policy Development and Corporate Responsibility, Verizon

Investors’ Circle Philadelphia Commits $500K to GoodCompany Group

Collaboration Aims to Attract and Fund Rising Impact Stars
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April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Investors’ Circle Philadelphia (ICP) is pleased to announce a $500,000 commitment for investment into graduates of the Ventures Program at GoodCompany Group (GCV).  The ICP-GCV2013 Seed Fund reflects the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations to support social entrepreneurs and a significant private sector response to Mayor Nutter’s leadership in creating the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership.

Investors' Circle Partners with The Hitachi Foundation to Support Young Entrepreneur Awardees

2013 Application Process Now Open
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March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - After three years of successful collaboration, Investors’ Circle is again providing targeted support to The Hitachi Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs program – a highlight of which is the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award.

The Power of Angel Investing - with Impact

John May, Leading Expert on Angel Investing, and Investors' Circle Host Premier New Workshop
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March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Produced in partnership with the Angel Resource Institute and led by John May, an Investors' Circle Founding Member, IC announces a premier all-day workshop that will examine the building blocks of angel investing and explore the strategy behind getting deals done.  Attendees will learn from experienced angel investors, venture capitalists, and deal makers as they navigate portfolio management, due diligence, deal structure, valuation, and the post investment relationship.

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