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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.

CBRE Extends Partnership with Shelter for Third Year and Pledges to Raise £1 Million to Help the UK’s Leading Housing and Homelessness Charity by 2018

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CBRE has achieved its initial two year UK fundraising target of £500,000 for Shelter, the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charity, in just 18 months. In the wake of this achievement, the global real estate advisor has now extended the UK-wide partnership for a third year and has set a new target to reach by 2018 of £1,000,000. This target will be made up of £750,000 through employee fundraising and corporate donations, in addition to £250,000 of pro bono work and savings on behalf of the charity.

Antea Group Sustainability Report Now Available

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August 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - At Antea Group, we subscribe to a philosophy of “Better Business, Better World,” believing that doing the right thing environmentally and socially will improve our competitive position long-term. This concept influences not only the work we do for our clients every day, but also how we engage in our communities and the way we connect with our employees.
 

IBM Health Corps: New Ideas for Solving the World’s Health Problems

By Steve Hamm
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Through its new Health Corps program, IBM plans to dispatch interdisciplinary teams to six destinations around the world starting in 2016 -- and more in subsequent years. Health Corps is modeled on the company’s Corporate Service Corps and Smarter Cities Challenge, pro bono programs that send teams of IBMers to help communities solve problems that they choose.

Taking on the Back-Office with NetSuite in the Fight Against Cancer

See how nonprofit BRCA Foundation is using a software donation of NetSuite and pro bono volunteers to streamline their back office and grow
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When we think about the fight against cancer most of us probably think of cutting-edge research and clinical trials. Perhaps we think of running or cycling with Team in Training, or of someone close to us who fought a battle with cancer and won.

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