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The CSR Scoop - 8/26/2015

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We are going back to our roots this week and talking about our raison d’être: skills-based volunteering. Common Impact has been in this line of work for fifteen years and in that time we’ve seen a true evolution in corporations’ and nonprofits’ understanding of pro bono work. We’re thrilled to see both sides coming around to the bottom line benefits of skills-based volunteer engagements and we’re excited by the innovative new variations on the skills-based model that are cropping up each day.

FOX and EMPIRE to Build Free Music Studios for Youth Across the U.S.

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As FOX prepares for the September 23 premiere of Empire's second season, the network is partnering with the nonprofit Notes for Notes for a new initiative entitled "FOX PRESENTS EMPIRE Behind the Beat." The campaign will raise money to build fully equipped music studios across the country for young people to have free access to instruments and audio equipment, as well as professional mentors to help them hone their talent. The program will inspire the next generation to create its own musical voice.

The CSR Scoop - Summer Reading List Edition

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As we head into the final stretch of summer, the Common Impact team is picking up the last of the books on our summer reading list.  Check out how we’re spending these long, warm August days.

Green Goes with Everything – How Time Warner Cable is Working to Make Events More Sustainable

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Sustainability has been a hot topic lately – from public policies to private initiatives, Green is everywhere.

As an event professional, my job is to be an experiential storyteller. My team and I connect audiences to the things that matter the most to them - from thought leadership conferences to technologically interactive events to employee volunteer days of service.

Planning a memorable and engaging experience takes time and an eye for the smallest of details.  However, one detail might be missing from the road map: a sustainability plan.

The CSR Scoop - 7/29/2015

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Common Impact’s Jackie Hodgson is guest writing this week’s SCOOP, and has everything you need to get you over the Wednesday hump.  Read on to learn more about the supply and demand of skilled volunteers, the new focus on multivocal leadership skills, and more!


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The CSR Scoop - 7/22/2015

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Happy hump day!  We know that Wednesdays are particularly tough in the summer, as we look forward to those long, summer weekends.  To bring you into the home stretch, we’re sharing this week’s scoop focused on everything purpose and the challenges of nonprofit growth.  Read on to find a few of our favorites from this week’s CSR chatter.


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The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015

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In the easy, breezy spirit of summer, we’re keeping the Scoop light this week with five recently released articles, blogs, interviews, and events that we think are worth sharing. As always, enjoy and feel free to share your thoughts, questions, and expertise in our comment section below!


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Activating Millennials Through Clorox's Safe Water Project

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By Molly Steinkrauss, Associate Marketing Director of Public Relations, Digital and Media for Clorox Bleach​

If you asked a millennial to describe bleach, words that may be mentioned include whitening, strong and chemical. In fact, many people may be unaware of bleach’s role outside the laundry room.

An Interview with John Gerzema

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CEO Danielle Holly recently sat down with John Gerzema, best-selling author of “The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future,” to discuss his perspective on why the leadership qualities often seen as feminine must be ascendant in the 21st century workplace. John is a pioneer in the use of dat

Reflections from a Career Investor - Amy Domini

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By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group

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