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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

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?

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.


Global Health Corporate Champions Land in Accra, Ghana

Dow, PIMCO, and PwC employees work on multi-company program to advance global health
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WASHINGTON, D.C, June 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The inaugural Global Health Corporate Champions team—a multi-company cohort comprised of the Dow Chemical Company, PIMCO, and PwC employees—departed this week for Ghana on a four-week pro bono project designed to further strengthen the capacities of organizations striving to  increase access to quality healthcare for communities throughout the country.

Passion and Work

This post features MaryAnne Denniston, founder and Principal of the Denniston Group - a retained human resources consulting firm specializing in executive search, interim staffing, talent acquisition and career management.

Never underestimate the power of passion in the workplace. It’s passion and a sense of purpose that drives peak performance and sparks innovation. In an ideal world everyone’s day job speaks loudly to his/her passions. The reality is most of us will need to seek out our passion points and likely work a bit to give them life in the workplace. We need to take the time to look and listen for what we love to do, for what gets us excited, for what brings us joy and then find ways to actively incorporate those things into our work lives.

Engaging Remote Employees

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By Danielle Holly, Common Impact

Motivating Models for 21st Century Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a buzzword that has been around for a long time, but what does it actually mean, and what are the benefits to organisations?

There are many ways an organisation can engage its employees. This article explores both the theory and practice, especially in relation to the social side of sustainability. I’ll highlight two best practice examples from this vast galaxy of programs, initiatives, and missions, one from either side of the Atlantic, one a niche NGO and the other a high profile brand.

Companies Provide Pro Bono Support to Improve Health in Ghana

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Washington, D.C., May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - They come from companies around the world with two things in common: extensive business and operational experience and a desire to make the world a better, healthier place.


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