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Calling all HR professionals! Are you looking for a high-impact way to give back to your community? Do you want to know how you, as an HR professional, and others at your company can engage your professional skillsets to help nonprofit organizations tackle messy organizational challenges? Join Workplace Options and Taproot Foundation, the leading expert in pro bono service, on Tuesday, October 11th at 1pm ET for Doing Well by D

Taproot Foundation Corporate Advisory Services Newsletter on Pro Bono Service | September 2016

In This Issue: Where Pro Bono and Business Strategy Intersect
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It's well known that corporate pro bono is a powerful vehicle to improve the performance of social good organizations. But can engaging your employees in pro bono help your business, too? 
 
Trends and observations from the field confirm that it can. Pro bono has become a versatile tool to help companies reach key business goals -- like developing leaders, innovating new products and services, building a brand, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. In this edition, our stories look at the intersection of pro bono and business strategy.
 

Taproot Foundation Announces the Election of NBCUniversal’s Patricia Langer and Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Rebecca Wang to the Board of Directors

Two Fortune 500 company leaders join Taproot Foundation's Board of Directors, bringing additional human resources and corporate social responsibility expertise to the team.
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Taproot Foundation announces the election of Patricia Langer and Rebecca Wang to its Board of Directors.

Patricia Langer is the Executive Vice President, Human Resources NBCUniversal. She is responsible for Human Resources globally for the company, including compensation, benefits, HR operations, learning and development, talent acquisition, and pipeline programs.

Giving Around the Globe is Out – and Meet the Global Exchange

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Giving Around the Globe’s latest edition is out! As in past years, the report offers insights on a myriad of issues affecting companies and their corporate societal engagement programs around the globe, including the private sector’s involvement towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Read more about top issues from each region including:

Global Study Finds Corporate Societal Engagement Increasing Internationally, with Majority of Companies Utilizing Global Volunteerism

Release of New Report Paired with Launch of the Global Exchange, an Initiative led by CECP to Unite Like-Minded Organizations
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NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A leading study shows a sharp increase in corporate societal engagement across borders in Africa and Asia, and the continuation of a high-level of international corporate societal investment in Europe. Giving Around the Globe, released by CECP, the CEO Force for Good, is the result of a comprehensive analysis of data from over 120 large companies headquartered in 20 countries across the world.

IBM Health Corps Grant Winners Focus on Infections and Health Disparities

by Judy Stone, Forbes Contributor
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Forbes Contributor, Judy Stone, provides details on how the first five IBM Health Corps grant recipients plan to fight cancer, infectious diseases and health disparities.  Grant awarded to American Cancer Society’s, RAD-AIDTaiwan’s Centers for Disease Control, Gorgas Memorial Institute and Duke University. 

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Forbes Contributor, Judy Stone, provides details on how the first five IBM Health Corps grant recipients plan to fight cancer, infectious diseases and health disparities.  Grant awarded to American Cancer Society’s, RAD-AIDTaiwan’s Centers for Disease Control, Gorgas Memorial Institute and Duke University. 

Taproot Foundation Releases Highlights from the U.S. Pro Bono Summit: The Upshot

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The U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations.

The 5th Annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit was hosted in Santa Monica, California on April 13-14. Taproot convened 39 leaders from 27 companies from across the country whose experience with pro bono service ranged from seasoned pro bono practitioners to early-stage explorers.

Taproot Foundation Announces the Election of New Co-Chairs to the Board, Kellie Krug and Sarah Mankowski

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New York, August 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Taproot Foundation announces the election of new Co-Chairs Kellie Krug and Sarah Mankowski to its Board of Directors.

Kellie Krug joined the board in 2014, serving most recently as the chair of the Development Committee and has been an active member of the Marketing Task Force.

Sarah Mankowski joined the Taproot board in 2014, serving most recently as the Chair of the Governance & Nominating Committee and has been an active participant in the HR Task Force.

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