leadership development

#PressforProgress on Developing Female Leaders in the Workplace

Originally published by Danielle Holly

With tremendous global activism for women's equality, there is now, more than ever, a strong momentum to close the gender gap. At Common Impact, we recognize the need for gender parity across all sectors and are consistently working to hone our unique model of social impact to design programs that both engage and develop female leaders at all levels of their careers. It has been proven time and time again that gender-balanced teams deliver better and more sustainable performance and that companies with more gender-balanced leadership teams out-perform those with less.

Building Modern Day Leadership Through Pro Bono

A case study on Macquarie’s Civic Edge Program

Demands on corporate leaders are greater today than ever before. Companies face complex challenges characterized by increasingly collaborative contexts, numerous stakeholders, and thorny decisions. More and more, leadership development professionals at top companies are recognizing the necessity of providing their top talent with innovative, dynamic opportunities for development – particularly those that take place outside of the classroom.

LA Kings Team Up with Blue Shield of California to Launch G.O.A.L.S. Program for Children in Los Angeles

Kings and Blue Shield of California partner with Grades of Green to begin championing future community leaders on and off the ice
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AEG’s LA Kings and Blue Shield of California teamed up with Grades of Green to celebrate the official launch of G.O.A.L.S, a digital platform that helps equip children in Los Angeles with resources to be eco-friendly, inclusive, healthy, socially responsible and knowledgeable, yesterday at St. Anthony Parish School in Long Beach, Calif.

Common Impact and S&P Global Launch Skills-Based Day of Service Program

One day, skills-based volunteer program provides data and analytics support to nonprofit organizations in Charlottesville, Denver and Houston
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NEW YORK, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering, partnered with S&P Global on its first ever skills-based Day of Service program designed to build the infrastructure and know-how of local STEM-focused nonprofits. Employees from S&P Global supported data visualization initiatives for three nonprofits in Charlottesville, Denver and Houston.

Three Ways to Take Your Impact Further | Taproot Foundation's Advisory Services Spring Newsletter

In this issue: Getting the right support to the right nonprofit, measuring what matters, and getting buy-in from senior leadership

Read the Spring 2017 newsletter here.

Get the Right Support to the Right Nonprofit at the Right Time ----> read more

How Can Pro Bono Service Cultivate Your Leaders?

What Taproot is discovering as part of our Town Hall Series

We should have known that when we asked our community to weigh-in and help us shape the future of pro bono service, you would show up. 

Exploring the New Frontier of Pro Bono Service

Using pro bono to cultivate leaders and engage tech talent

Pro bono service can transform nonprofit organizations. For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has mobilized professional expertise to help nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness and reach. Once confined to legal service, pro bono service across all areas of expertise is utilized by nonprofits anywhere, anytime. Commonly, 95% of nonprofits report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.

Program Spotlight: John Hancock’s Signature Skills Program

by Lauren Chasanoff

By Lauren Chasanoff, Common Impact

For this month’s Impact Inspirations spotlight, we’re highlighting John Hancock’s skills-based volunteer program, Signature Skills.  Signature Skills aligns the talents and development goals of John Hancock employees with nonprofit capacity building needs. Signature Skills provides employees an opportunity to enrich leadership competencies, develop new skills, and engage more deeply with John Hancock, their community and each other.


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