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Taproot Foundation Corporate Advisory Services Newsletter on Pro Bono Service | September 2016

In This Issue: Where Pro Bono and Business Strategy Intersect
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It's well known that corporate pro bono is a powerful vehicle to improve the performance of social good organizations. But can engaging your employees in pro bono help your business, too? 
 
Trends and observations from the field confirm that it can. Pro bono has become a versatile tool to help companies reach key business goals -- like developing leaders, innovating new products and services, building a brand, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. In this edition, our stories look at the intersection of pro bono and business strategy.
 

3 Lifehacks by Sodexo for Breaking the Glass Ceiling

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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This blog post originally appeared in sodexoinsights.com

Today is Women’s Equality Day, and it’s the perfect time to both celebrate women’s achievements and bring attention to the inequalities still lingering in the workplace.

Applications Are Now Open for the February 2017 Multi-Corporate Pro Bono Program

Global Health Corporate Champions Will Leverage Private Sector Expertise to Support Local Organizations in Ghana.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., August 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Global pro bono programs are now more accessible and affordable through the Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II.

Impact Inspirations: Fidelity Investments Program

by Molly Weinstein
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One of the Common Impact initiatives that best exemplifies shared value is its program with the Fidelity Investments Workplace Investing (WI) business. The program offers a unique experiential learning and leadership development opportunity for WI’s senior level associates and delivers tangible, long-term impact for its nonprofit beneficiaries. In 5 years, the program has supported 78 of WI’s strongest talent and future leaders in their career development and yielded a community investment valued at $1,334,725.

Unlocking Purpose and Profit

by Danielle Holly
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We have all seen corporate community engagement undergo a transformation in the past 20 years.  Through the 1990’s a company’s engagement strategy was largely driven by compliance, aligning to policies that ensure that business does the least harm to consumers and the environment.  In the early 2000’s, companies started to develop more intentional investment in their communities with the goal of being a strong corporate citizen in what we now think of as traditional corporate social responsibility.  Most recently, companies have

Reflections from the International Women's Day Forum

by Molly Weinstein
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A belated happy International Women’s Day to all! As I reflect on an inspiring two days at the 2016 International Women’s Day forum last week, The Business of Inclusion: Global Prosperity through Women and Girls Empowerment, I wanted to share a few of the themes that came to the fore over the course of the conference.

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Openings for Global Health Corporate Champions in Accra Ghana

Employees From Multiple Companies to Form Pro Bono Team With Support From USAID
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 3, 2016 /3BL Media/- Global Health Corporate Champions is making pro bono experiences more accessible and affordable for companies interested in exploring pro bono in a critical emerging market.

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