Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Holiday Edition

In this issue: a look to the year ahead, new podcast episodes, social sector spotlights, and cross-sector partnerships in action!

Happy Holidays! As we close out 2018, the Common Impact team is reflecting on the significant impact we've made with our partners this past year. We are excited to see skills-based volunteerism continue to play an important role in building stronger communities and developing purpose-driven professionals across all sectors. While we are proud of what we have accomplished so far, we know there is more work to be done in 2019 and beyond to continue to drive meaningful community partnerships. 

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - November 2017


GM Earns Global Leadership in Water Conservation
Managing company water in a sustainable way can drive both business and community value. CDP, a nonprofit global environmental disclosure platform, listed GM on its Water A-List for effective water management practices implemented around the world.
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General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at

Bloomberg Brief Special Edition: Sub-Saharan Africa's Diverging Economies

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Please view the special edition of the Bloomberg Brief here.

Please see this special issue of Bloomberg Briefs, which looks at the challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa, and which regions stand to gain from the diverging economies.

From the Source: Responsible Gold Also Means Supporting Livelihoods Of Artisanal Miners


Interpol halts use of FIFA funds for anticorruption program

The New York Times.  Interpol suspended an agreement with FIFA on Friday that had called for the international police agency to receive 20 million euros over 10 years to fight corruption in soccer, citing the American investigations that have ensnared soccer’s world governing body.

From the Source: Earth Day 2015-Inspiring Evidence of a Paradigm Shift


Digging for Transparency 

Amnesty International. Democratic Republic of Congo’s minerals are exported, smelted, and sold internationally, where they end up in cell phones, laptops, or as pieces of jewelry.  


Earth Day 2015: Inspiring evidence of a paradigm shift

RSF Social Finance Spring Quarterly: Can Giving Go Deeper?


In the latest issue of the RSF Quarterly we explore the power of gift. RSF community members share stories of the most transformational gifts they have given and received. Kelley Buhles offers insights into what’s happening on the cutting edge of philanthropy.


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