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Investing in Employee Volunteer & Skills Giving Programs is Good Business Sense

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By Sarah Ford

What if I told you that having an employee volunteer program could potentially save you money – say $1,000 to $6,000 per employee. Would you start one?  Or if you have one, would you take it more seriously? 

Introducing the Symantec Service Corps – Turkey Team!

By Gokhan Say, Country Director, Turkey
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Last year, the Symantec Corporate Responsibility team launched the Symantec Service Corps, a month-long pro bono initiative designed to support Symantec’s commitment to making positive social impact, building cultural awareness, and developing leaders across all levels of the organization, all while helping to enhance Symantec’s brand and reputation.

PwC's Changing Lives Series - Harlem Grown

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Since 2012, PwC has supported the mission of Harlem Grown with over 1,500 hours of volunteer time teaching financial literacy and healthy habits to children of the Harlem community. PwC is also providing nearly $1 million in pro bono services to help Harlem Grown scale their efforts and reach other communities across the U.S.

For more information about PwC's Changing Lives series, visit changinglives.pwc.com

 

Appirio and the Cloud’s Silver Lining

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To use the company’s time, talents and technology for social good.

Nonprofits, Professionals Show Increased Interest in Pro Bono Services

Attendance Triples at Sold-out Pro Bono Day NYC, Supported by the Citi Foundation
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New York, N.Y., November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The second annual Pro Bono Day NYC 2014: Connecting Passion with Purpose, convened by Taproot Foundation and supported by the Citi Foundation, drew record crowds, with 500 individuals attending. This represents nearly triple the crowd from the inaugural Pro Bono Day NYC in 2013 and indicates a growing interest in pro bono services from nonprofits, individuals, and corporations.

Connecting Business Talent to Nonprofit Need, Pro Bono Style

By Robert B. Acton, Executive Director NY, Taproot Foundation; and Florencia Spangaro, Director of Stakeholder Engagement & Strategy, Citi Foundation
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A year and a half ago, the two of us sat together in a diner in Queens, New York – just across the Hudson River from Manhattan – imagining over cups of coffee what a robust and impactful pro bono and skill-based volunteer marketplace in our region would look like.

The Center for Citizen Diplomacy to Operate out of PYXERA Global Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C., November 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the Center for Citizen Diplomacy will now operate out of the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. The Center’s move to Washington will increase the opportunity for PYXERA Global and its Center for Citizen Diplomacy to operate as an even more efficient, unified organization through increased collaboration and strategic planning.

The U.S. Bank Law Division

Raising the Pro Bono Bar
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It’s Pro Bono Week 2014! Join us in celebrating the amazing volunteers who donate their professional skills to great causes. Today’s featured company: The U.S. Bank Law Division.

Celebrating Work For the Public Good

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Pro bono. We’ve all heard this strange phrase, but what does it actually mean?

Pro bono comes to us from the Latin “pro bono publico”, or “for the public good”. It’s a special form of volunteering where people use their professional career skills for a good cause.

Employee Engagement and Corporate Success Factors

Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2014
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Posted by Dana Yonchak, Common Impact

I’m always interested in learning different perspectives about skilled volunteering and the value that is defined and delivered by these programs.

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