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New Online Platform Provides Social Change Organizations with a One-Stop Shop for Skills-Based Volunteering

Capacity Commons Enables Organizations to Define and Manage Pro Bono Projects and Measure their Financial Value and Social Impact
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ST. PAUL, Minn, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ Common Impact, a national nonprofit that designs and implements skills-based volunteer programs, today launched Capacity Commons, a new online platform to accelerate the adoption of skilled volunteerism for social sector organizations.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 22 - Susan Portugal, Bank of America

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Host Danielle Holly speaks with Susan Portugal, SVP and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Director at Bank of America, who reflects on the challenges and excitement of integrating social purpose into existing business structures. Susan reveals that when it comes to making ESG sustainable, one of the most effective tactics is showing employees what’s in it for them in terms of their own work and priorities.

Latin American Companies Actively Seek to Deepen Social Impact

The Global Pro Bono Network Summit for Latin America draws diverse participants to discuss social progress through cross-sector collaboration.
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Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a common agenda for the public, private, and social sectors in Latin America, and while partnership is recognized as a critical component toward this end, there has been no obvious pathway for cross-sector engagement and collaboration.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 21 – Rachael Weiss Riley, Two Sigma Data Clinic

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Two Sigma Data Clinic Director Rachael Weiss Riley to discuss the role of data in skills-based corporate philanthropy and why communication, collaboration and mindfulness are essential for conducting insightful research and becoming an effective “data storyteller.” Conscious of the fact that collecting data can be daunting

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 19 - Colleen Olphert, Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Colleen Olphert, Director of Membership and Member Services at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC). Since 1985, BCCCC has been helping companies align corporate citizenship objectives and business goals to create a more sustainable and prosperous future for all.

Global Pro Bono Rising in Latin America

PYXERA Global to Lead Conversations on Global Pro Bono at Inaugural Summit in Latin America with 3M, SAP, Johnson & Johnson, and Others
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MEXICO CITY, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is an active contributor in the design of the Pro Bono Network’s Latam Pro Bono Summit, taking place in Mexico City, Mexico on March 27 and 28. The summit will shine a spotlight on how Global Pro Bono is a powerful approach to gaining new business insights, social responsibility, and leadership development.

Inclusiveness 4.0

Modern advances in technology make employment of people with disabilities possible beyond limits
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Modern advances in technology make employment of people with disabilities possible beyond limits

Using Skills-Based Volunteerism to Diversify STEM Leadership

by Krista Van Tassel
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Through our work developing strategic partnerships that engage business professionals to create positive community change, we see two major STEM education challenges that skilled volunteerism can help address. Last week, we wrote about how skills-based volunteerism can help build capacity within the social sector to effectively deliver STEM education. Today we are sharing our perspective on how STEM education and volunteering can increase representation for women and diverse communities in both the social and corporate sector.

Taproot Foundation Launches New Website

New site highlights Taproot’s resources, thought leadership, and more
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - It is more imperative than ever to connect nonprofits and social change organizations with the resources they need to serve their communities. To ensure organizations can easily access this support through pro bono service, the Taproot Foundation has launched a brand new, easy-to-use website at https://www.taprootfoundation.org.

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