Boosting Nonprofit Capacity for Community Impact at the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge


As the pandemic situation and daily life continue to evolve, so too do the needs of the nonprofits that work tirelessly to ensure the health, safety, and success of everyone in our communities.

Four Reasons You Can't Miss Goodness Matters 2022

Imagine connecting with 1,500+ of your peers, sharing, learning and celebrating all things corporate purpose.

Goodness Matters is the corporate purpose event of the year, where passionate Goodness-enablers from different industries, company sizes and locations come together. They glean insights from CSR pros, get inspired by industry thought leaders and discover new ideas from one another and Benevity experts. Plus, together, we celebrate all the awe-inspiring work our community has done at the Benevity Corporate Goodness Awards (aka the Goodies)!

IPCC Issues Dire Warning on Climate Change: Time Is Running Out

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (03.01.2022)

The scientific consensus is that climate change is responsible for warming of temperatures, rising seas as icebergs melt, greater intensity of storms (hurricanes, cyclones, and super rainstorms), and more such impacts on Planet Earth. And according to the experts, humans are primarily responsible for climate change.

26 Business Leaders Share How Purpose Powers Their Organizations


I used to close each episode of my podcast, Purpose 360, by asking my guests and listeners, “What is your purpose?” Last year, that changed.

How the JUST 100 Is Reshaping American Business

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The truly great companies of today are the ones that lead in purpose and invest in stakeholders to ensure long-term profitability. But for investors, differentiating and evaluating companies’ “goodness” can be challenging, even as more companies make and report on ESG commitments. And for business leaders, determining how to create long-term value for all stakeholders can be unclear. JUST Capital provides a solution.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Ron Waddell, Legendary Legacies


In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the outstanding Black nonprofit leaders we collaborate with and the ways they’re driving social change and equity through their organizations’ work.

Emissions Targets Set by Large Firms: Promises Made - Promises Kept?

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (2.16.2022)

“Put your stakes in the ground to set expectations with your company’s investors and other stakeholders.” That is among the pieces of expert advice often offered to newly-named CEOs. Concept: Set a goal or two as you start out as CEO for things you would like to be measured on and held accountable for.

To make this work, the new CEO might make it aspirational for teammates, using the goals to help to set key stakeholder expectations, and focus on the things that realistically can be accomplished in the first year and then in the period beyond.

Reinforcing Community Partnerships Through a Skills-Based Day of Service

Skills-Based Volunteering with Citizens & Common Impact
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When Citizens set out to hold its first-ever day of skills-based service, it did so with the desire to create lasting impact for its nonprofit partners, deepen those relationships, and uphold its commitment to serving the communities in which it operates.

The Water Council Launches WAVE to Accelerate Water Stewardship

Program helps companies assess water risk and verify stewardship progress
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MILWAUKEE, February 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Water Council today announces a new program to improve, report and recognize good corporate water stewardship. WAVE – Water Stewardship Verified – provides a proven onramp for companies to develop thoughtful strategies, set meaningful goals and take impactful action on water across the enterprise, concluding with independent verification that the company has built a credible foundation of knowledge on which to base its water stewardship work.

Advancing Equity Through Health Navigation


Advancing Equity through Health Navigation is a new blog co-authored by Diana Blankman, head of corporate social responsibility at Sanofi US, and Adeeb Mahmud, a former managing director at FSG.

The two organizations began partnering on health equity before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the journey is ongoing. This blog shares reflections from the journey in the hope that it may inform and inspire others to take action.

“Two powerful insights have emerged for us through this process:


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