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VolunteerMatch is the Webs largest volunteer engagement network, with more than 90,000 participating nonprofits, 160 network partners and 8.5 million visitors each year. Founded in 1998, VolunteerMatch offers solutions to make it easier for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make a difference. The award-winning nonprofit service supports some of Americas most recognized institutions including Charles Schwab, Allstate Insurance, General Mills, Easter Seals, the American Red Cross and Girl Scouts of the USA. Since its launch VolunteerMatch has helped nonprofits attract more than $2 billion worth of volunteer services. VolunteerMatch is a two-time Webby Award winner, a Smithsonian inductee, and has been recognized for its work byThe New York Times,Wall Street Journal, CNN,TIME, Oprah Winfrey and Presidents Clinton and Bush. To learn more, visitwww.volunteermatch.org.
Upcoming Best Practice Network Webinar: The Radically Engaged Business – A 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Encore Presentation with Carol Cone
On May 17, 2012 Carol Cone wowed attendees at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in San Francisco, CA. We’ve invited “the mother of cause marketing” back for an encore presentation, so that you can share in this inspiring session!
Through a presentation on the “Radically Engaged Business,” Carol Cone will share her thoughts and best practices on building a purpose-driven business and exploring the critical and evolving relationship between employee engagement and groundbreaking citizenship programs.
Participants will learn the four key tenets of building a radically engaged business:
- Creating a gold-standard citizenship/purpose program
- Operationalizing that program
- Building a unique employer brand
- Using your citizenship/purpose program to drive talent development
Through best-in-class case studies, including Avon, PNC and IBM, among others, participants will learn how successful organizations are using purpose to energize, inspire and activate employees and drive business impact.
About Our Guest Speaker:
At Edelman, Carol Cone provides strategic counsel to clients on the development of cause and public engagement strategies, as well as corporate and brand citizenship. She has a deep commitment to innovative research with consumers, executives and employees; she works with the firm’s leadership to apply insights from Edelman’s annual goodpurpose™ Consumer Study, its Trust and Health Engagement Barometers, as well as create new insight reports and intellectual property.
Carol is internationally recognized for her work in the cause branding, corporate citizenship and strategic philanthropy arenas. For over 25 years, she has embraced a steadfast commitment to building substantive and sustainable partnerships between companies and social issues.