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Taking Action to Make a Global Impact

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Following the devastating wildfires in Australia and powerful earthquakes that shook Puerto Rico last week, we're taking action to make a global impact through our international partnerships as well as nonprofit organizations Afya Foundation and ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency).

Helping Puerto Rico recover from earthquakes

Last week, Puerto Rico was hit with a 5.2 magnitude earthquake, following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake it experienced just days before. The island has been experiencing hundreds of smaller quakes during the past few weeks.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 39: Celebrating a Year of Social Impact Conversations With Danielle Holly

Reflecting on Trends in Volunteering, Philanthropy, Corporate Activism and Disaster Resiliency
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In the season 1 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly looks back on more than a year of social impact conversations with insightful, inspiring change leaders across sectors and industries.

Caterpillar's Focus on Philanthropy and Social Innovation

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As Caterpillar and its customers work to build traditional infrastructure, the Caterpillar Foundation is focused on building human infrastructure. Learn how the Caterpillar Foundation makes a difference. 

2019 Philanthropy at Booz Allen: A New Employee Giving Campaign and Recognition by Washington Business Journal

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Following a successful year of philanthropic initiatives and support for organizations throughout the country, The Washington Business Journal recently recognized Booz Allen as one of the top givers in the D.C. area.

“Booz Allen strives to better serve the public and the world in everything we do,” said Stephen Labaton, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “We’re proud to be recognized and look forward to engaging our employees and partners in many more philanthropic initiatives in the future.”

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 38: Tim Smith, The Boston Foundation & Pledge 1% Boston

Redefining Philanthropy
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Happy Giving Tuesday! In honor of this exciting day of charity, we're returning to host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly's conversation with Tim Smith, Senior Director of The Boston Foundation and Head of Pledge 1% Boston. Tim and Danielle discuss the importance of strategic cross-sector partnerships and how philanthropy includes much more than just donating money, like volunteering and giving resources or expertise.

Back to Where It All Began

By Sara Appleyard Adams, Senior Director, Communications and Marketing, CECP
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Paul Newman was worried. In 1982, he’d started his own food company, Newman’s Own, Inc., to give all of its profits to charitable organizations to address pressing social challenges. He’d won awards for his work as an actor, a racecar driver, and as a philanthropist, particularly for his work founding The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for kids coping with cancer and other serious illnesses. Yet, by 1997, the path he’d pioneered with Newman’s Own to utilize corporate resources in service of societal good seemed to be just little more than a footpath, not the speedway he’d envisioned.

Essential Strategies to Boost Participation in Your Goodness Initiatives

Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.

Tune in to learn:

A First Step for Place-Focused Foundations

Three ideas for getting started as local impact investors
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by Travis Green, Solutions Consultant, LOCUS Impact Investing

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 32: Rachel Hutchisson, Blackbaud

Corporate Citizenship for a Better World
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In celebration of bbcon 2019 this week, Pro Bono Perspectives is revisiting host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly's conversation with Blackbaud Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy Rachel Hutchisson. Rachel is driven by the idea that "good is for everyone," a philosophy she brings to life through her work leading Blackbaud's global CSR efforts.

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