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Bridging the Technology Divide: Key Takeaways from Taproot's First-Ever Technology Convening

Exploring how we can solve social sector challenges with technology probono
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How can pro bono service help nonprofits access technology solutions that transform their organizations and solve our communities’ challenges? That’s what Taproot sought to discover at Bridging the Technology Divide, our first-ever technology convening at the U.S. Pro Bono Summit. The day was comprised of a cross-sector group of leaders in technology and service coming together to explore and collectively shape how we can solve social sector needs with technology expertise.

Alliance Data Named One of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine

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For the 2nd year in a row, Alliance Data has been named one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine. What's the main ingredient in our recipe for success? Our associates. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and professional development opportunities that challenge and motivate our associates. Another essential element of our value proposition - our culture. This is where we distinguish ourselves.

Ingersoll Rand Locations Worldwide Participated in Earth Day Activities Demonstrating How They Put Sustainability in Action

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Ingersoll Rand employees joined more than one billion people around the globe to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the largest civil observance in the world. This year, our facilities worldwide hosted local activities and encouraged all employees to put sustainability in action.

$358,500 From Lockheed Martin Employees Support 29 Fort Worth-Area Non-Profit Agencies

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"Thousands of generous Lockheed Martin employees give a portion of their weekly paycheck to benefit the community."
    ~  Susan Wright, Lockheed Martin AERO Club administrator.

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"Thousands of generous Lockheed Martin employees give a portion of their weekly paycheck to benefit the community."
    ~  Susan Wright, Lockheed Martin AERO Club administrator.

Quick Consult: Engaging the C-Suite

Tips on building a pro bono program that wows your leadership
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Taproot Foundation is excited to introduce Quick Consult, a new series where members of our Advisory Services team share insights into topics we hear are top of mind for pro bono practitioners. In this talk, Kim Gillman, a director in Taproot’s Advisory Services practice, provides three tips for more effectively engaging senior leadership in your company’s pro bono programming. Ensuring senior leadership buy-in can be a game-changer – check out Kim’s top tips and tactics here. 

Walmart Global Responsibility Report Message From CEO Doug McMillon

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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"We want to make a difference, and we want to be a trusted retailer that customers, associates, communities and shareholders are proud of."

Doug McMillon
Chief Executive Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Alliance Data Makes $500k Corporate Challenge Grant to My Possibilities

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Alliance Data announced a $500,000 corporate challenge grant for a new higher-education campus for My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This challenge grant is a call to other corporations to support the life-changing work that My Possibilities is doing to give adults with cognitive disabilities greater independence, purpose and the skills to become contributing members of society.

In Indiana, Vigo Volunteers, Duke Energy Come Through for the Hungry

By Sue Loughlin, Tribune-Star
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Tears of joy streamed down Anita Cheeks’ face as Duke Energy volunteers took box after box of canned foods and other non-perishable items into the basement of St. Joseph’s Church parish offices.

“This is such a blessing,” she said, and it will free up funds enabling the church’s Samaritan Ministry food pantry program to purchase more perishable items, including meat. 

Las Vegas Sands Announces Recipient of Global Citizenship Award

Inaugural award recognizes team members for dedication to giving back to their local communities and important causes
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LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has named Erik Weiner the winner of The Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. Mr. Weiner is a training coordinator at Sands Bethlehem, the company’s resort property in Pennsylvania.

Cultivating a Meaningful Career through Passion, Professional Development and Perseverance

By National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM)
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As the Director of Global Retail Environmental Health & Safety at The Estée Lauder Companies, Drena Howard’s passion for her work and leadership savvy have made her a rising star in the EHS&S profession. We spoke with her for this edition of CSR Talkback to learn more about the skills in her toolbox and how she invests in her professional development to advance her effectiveness.  

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