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Jangala and the Fight to Connect Homeless Communities During COVID-19

After the world went online, the homeless community became more marginalized than ever before. This is how Jangala stepped in to help.
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Two key tools are often required to participate in today’s society: a device and the connectivity to make it work.

Most of us take this for granted. Particularly since the pandemic hit, we have been confined to our homes and armed with our laptops, phones, WiFi and high-speed data. They gave us access to entertainment and kept us in touch with friends and family. Some of us have been able to carry on working remotely, seamlessly sharing documents and connecting with colleagues. The internet kept life going when the world outside our doorstep appeared to come to a halt.

Lead With Love: How Companies and Brands Can Help Build a Better World

Words by Marc Pritchard
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Editor's note: This article series on brands as a force for good is sponsored by Procter & Gamble and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

On-Demand Support for Your Small Business

Taproot Foundation pro bono now available to small businesses
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Thursday, March 11 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT 

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Your small businesses help make up the backbone of our communities. But right now, given the challenges of this past year, we know that you may be struggling. Let’s get you connected with volunteers who can help.   

Working Capital Innovation Fund Named as One of ImpactAssets’ Tenth IA 50 Impact Fund Listing

This ‘Emerging Impact Manager’ supports scalable solutions for workers in global supply chains
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BETHESDA, Md., February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets has named Working Capital Innovation Fund as one of the ImpactAssets 50 2021 (IA 50), a free online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors, and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.  

Benevity's Goodness Matters Industry Conference Announces An All-Star Speaker Lineup

Thought leaders and professionals from 300+ brands will gather at the corporate purpose event of the year
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CALGARY, Alberta, February  23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced an all-star lineup of speakers for its Goodness Matters Virtual Conference, taking place March 2-5, 2021. Now in its eighth year, Goodness Matters has consistently grown in importance and attendance to become the premiere event for the latest trends, insights and proven strategies for purpose-driven brands.

Health Equity at Alexion

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As a leader in rare disease, it is our responsibility to lead critical conversations with stakeholders and other members of the rare disease community. Health equity is one of those conversations.

Global Citizen's 2021 Curtis Fellowship: Everything You Need to Know

A fellowship for young people passionate about ending extreme poverty.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care 
 
The world's young people are the leaders of the future, which is why Global Citizen's Curtis Fellowship exists — to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty. Join the movement against extreme poverty by taking action with us here
 
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Why Global Citizens Should Care 
 
The world's young people are the leaders of the future, which is why Global Citizen's Curtis Fellowship exists — to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty. Join the movement against extreme poverty by taking action with us here
 

Benevity Launches Impact Labs to Advance Corporate Purpose With Real Data, Research and Insights

Benevity’s Sona Khosla will lead the initiative as Chief Impact Officer
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CALGARY, Alberta, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced the formation of Benevity Impact Labs, an incubator and resource hub bringing new data, research and insights to help companies, nonprofits and individuals maximize their impact and authentically live their purpose.

Xylem Employees Made Their Mark in 2020

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Despite an unprecedented pandemic that has brought many unexpected challenges, Xylem employees’ continued to donate their volunteer hours, donation dollars and passion for solving water to Xylem Watermark, the company’s corporate social responsibility program. Throughout 2020, Xylem Watermark was able to reach more people than ever through funding, education programs and awareness efforts. In the face of the pandemic, Xylem also directly supported COVID-19 relief through volunteerism, matching employee and business partner donations and providing community grants.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E3: Delores Morton, Step Up

Stepping Up for Young Women of Color
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In our first episode of Black History Month 2021, host Danielle Holly speaks with Delores Morton, CEO of Step Up, a mentorship nonprofit that supports girls in fulfilling their potential by empowering them to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women. About half of girls who start the program are not on track to graduate high school, but with Step Up’s mentorship, over 98% do.

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