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Common Impact Volunteer Spotlight: Cate Hewett, State Street

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Pro Bono Week is almost here and we’re thrilled to be spotlighting another one of the many dedicated skills-based volunteers we have the pleasure of working with. Today we hear from Cate Hewett, State Street’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), about a project she completed in June with nonprofit Riverside Industries, Inc.

Benevity's Global Client Community Expands to Over 700 Companies With the Addition of Nearly 100 New Clients in 2021

Over half of new clients are mid-sized businesses, indicating the growing demand for the company’s corporate purpose solutions across a wide spectrum of companies
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CALGARY, Alberta, September 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, has announced the addition of nearly 100 companies to its global client community between January and September of 2021. For the first time, medium-sized businesses make up more than half, almost 60 percent, of new clients adopting Benevity’s software and services.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

Blockchain for Social Impact: New Report by Blockchain Association INATBA

iPoint is co-author
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REUTLINGEN, Germany, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications’ (INATBA) Social Impact Working Group (SIWG) recently published a report titled “Blockchain for Social Impact”.

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support Families with New No-Cost Resources to Ignite Student Interest in STEM

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Silver Spring, Md.,Thursday, September 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To accelerate student learning and ignite student curiosity in STEM, Discovery Education presents parents and guardians an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources. This selection of content, created in partnership with leading corporate and community partners, inspires families to learn together by exploring the world around them. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.

Peer Matching, Benevity's Newest Innovation, Drives Greater Collective Impact Through People-Powered Movements

Average donation amount nearly doubles and total donations go up 2.5x with this first-of-its-kind technology
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CALGARY, Alberta, September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, announced that Peer Matching, its newest innovation, is driving significantly greater social and business impact for purpose-driven companies and their people, especially as the future of work becomes more hybrid.

Taproot Foundation Deepens Community Impact With Online Program

After two decades of serving nonprofits, Taproot Foundation is poised for greater impact.
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September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation was founded on a core belief: that greater change can be achieved in the world when we help to strengthen the organizations that are tackling society’s greatest challenges. After two decades of learning, growing, and adapting to serve nonprofits, we are now poised to have a greater impact than ever before.

The Auschwitz Institute Launches 'Corporate Foundations of Atrocity Prevention', Its First-ever Course for the Business Sector

This is an essential course for any business looking to take its human rights practices and policies one step further towards preventing atrocities in today's world. From October 25 to November 13, 2021 - Registration now open!
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August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG), we understand that not only States but also non-State actors, including corporations, play a significant role in society's economic and social life. While corporations have, throughout history, contributed in various ways to human rights violations and mass atrocities, corporations can also play a meaningful role in preventing human rights violations and mass atrocities in a given society.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E17: Susan McPherson, McPherson Strategies

The Lost Art of Connecting
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CSR and social impact expert Susan McPherson talks about her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting, and signature “gather, ask, do,” method for meaningful networking and lasting business relationships. She and host Danielle Holly discuss the Great Resignation and how employees having more power will democratize companies’ approaches to CSR. Plus, Susan explains why even though companies are not moving as quickly as they need to on social and environmental issues, we should be encouraging – not disparaging – those that are making efforts to deliver on their goals.

Illumina's Interns Contribute Over 800 Hours on Social Impact Projects

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Illumina interns put our culture of giving back into action with their social impact projects this summer. Embedding CSR into how we do business even translates to our intern program!

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