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Celebrating 10 Years of Volunteering Through Nielsen Global Impact Day

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On June 9, 2022, nearly 3,000 Nielsen employees across 43 countries volunteered at over 500 events and individual activities to celebrate our 10th annual Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID). Nielsen volunteers collectively logged almost 13,800 volunteer hours during NGID 2022—4,000 more hours than last year!

Common Impact Names Leila Saad Chief Executive Officer

Social Impact Veteran Will Lead National Skills-Based Volunteering Pioneer into its Next Chapter of Development and Expansion
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., August 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Board of Directors of Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader in skills-based volunteerism, announced the appointment of Leila Saad as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective August 15, 2022.

How Your Company Can Take Climate Action Now

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On either side of World Nature Conservation Day (July 28th), deadly heat waves, wildfires, and flash floods have wreaked havoc across the world, causing

Accelerating the Work of Nonprofits Addressing Climate Change

An Earth Day Flash Consulting Day of Service with Nielsen and Common Impact
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As part of its commitment to sustainability, Nielsen celebrated its ninth annual Earth Day with a variety of activities and volunteer events to build a stronger and more resilient future for the planet and coming generations.

Skills for Cities: Bringing the Power of Pro Bono to North Carolina

A Common Impact Event
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Common Impact’s Spring 2022 Skills for Cities event – held during National Volunteer Week – was dedicated to strengthening nonprofit organizations across North Carolina. As the demand for their vital services increased during the pandemic, so did their needs for greater capacity and stronger, more resilient infrastructure.

Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership Spotlight: Elena Zee, Arizona Council on Economic Education

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In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the impressive AAPI leaders we collaborate with and the ways that they foster equity and create opportunity in their local communities.

Unifying Talent in Support of Nonprofits Addressing Domestic Violence

A Common Impact-Allstate Skills-Based Volunteering Partnership
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The heightened stress levels and increased isolation caused by the pandemic led to a significant uptick in the rates of family and domestic violence. The Allstate Foundation sought to support domestic violence nonprofits by partnering with Common Impact for a day of skills-based volunteering that would apply the professional expertise of its employees toward solving critical nonprofit infrastructure challenges.

Volunteer Spotlight: R. Mitchell Thomas, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

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Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to help mission-driven organizations reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, we spoke with R. Mitchell Thomas, Senior Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and a dedicated volunteer.

Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner, State Street

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Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to propel nonprofits – and their own companies – to reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Common Impact spoke with longtime volunteer John Ketner, Vice President, Talent Marketplace at State Street.

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