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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.

Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation Release Global Pro Bono Summit Recap: A Snapshot of the 2016 International Convening of Pro Bono Leaders

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The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders across sectors and from around the world, with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good.

Jump-Start Your Skills-Based Volunteer Program [Webinar]

Join VolunteerMatch and Taproot Foundation for a Free Webinar all About Engaging Your Employees in Skilled Volunteering
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Are you looking for employee engagement opportunities that match your organization’s core competencies to community need? Do you want to energize your team with the right giving back? Do you hear buzzwords like “skilled volunteering” and “pro bono projects” and wish you could use them to jump-start your volunteer program?

People of Pro Bono: Regina Brown

Do you know the simplest way to get skilled volunteers, like Regina, for your nonprofit?
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Regina Brown isn’t just a marketing expert, yoga instructor, and lover of creativity, innovation, world culture, and active wellness. As a Taproot pro bono consultant since 2006, she’s donated 450 hours of service.

Join the GHCC Probono Committee!

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We invite you to be a part of the #GHCCGhana Pro Bono Committee. Just this week, the Global Health Corporate Champions—a multi-company pro bono team with the Dow Chemical Company, PIMCO, and PwC employees– landed in Ghana to collaborate with 3 force-of-nature NGOs.

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