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The CSR Scoop - 9/18/2015

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Common Impact is buzzing this Friday in advance of our 15th Anniversary celebration next week and that launch of Pro Bono Perspectives, a new resource to support companies and nonprofits in working together to solve complex community challenges.  Stay tuned for the pro bono party!

Pro Bono Service - Just works!

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When the iPad was released in 2010, the world knew: Tablet computing had arrived.

Before then, there were just too many problems with tablets… limited battery life, overheating, slow processing speed, and awkward interfaces. The iPad fixed those problems, creating a pleasant user experience. It just worked.

Remembering 9/11 Through Pro Bono Service

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By Billy Moran, recent graduate from St. Lawrence University with a BA in English. Billy participated in 9/11 Skills Service Day by writing this blog pro bono.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Brian Glaser

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We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 

Taproot+, the Simple, Free Way to Get Skilled Volunteers

Free webinar on Sept 15 to get you started on Taproot+
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Most nonprofits don’t have ample funding for support in areas like marketing, finance, HR, and strategy. Taproot+ is an online marketplace designed to make these professional resources available to nonprofits—pro bono.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Janelle Woods-McNish

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We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 

Points of Light Brings the Volunteering Experts to You

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Do you wish you could hear from the experts as you manage and scale your employee engagement and citizenship programs? Now you can! The latest trends in corporate volunteering are now at your fingertips and on video with Points of Light’s Corporate Video Lecture Series.

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.

[WEBINAR] Professional Development: Using Your Skills to Get Ahead and Help Others

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As a corporate responsibility professional, you understand the importance of focusing on complex social issues and creating social change.

But what about creating positive change in yourself to gain a wider and deeper perspective of your role and the overall work of your company?

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As a corporate responsibility professional, you understand the importance of focusing on complex social issues and creating social change.

But what about creating positive change in yourself to gain a wider and deeper perspective of your role and the overall work of your company?

The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

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We’re just coming off the holiday weekend, during which we celebrated all that makes our country great. Among those things to celebrate is the exciting work being done across America to align the complementary interests of business and society to strengthen the communities in which we live and work. But before we pat ourselves on the back and declare the CSR Revolution won, we have a few more battles to fight, a few more separatists to convert, and a few more structures to dismantle.

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