The beginning of a new year is always a good time to be reconsidering one's reading list. With apologies to friends who have written terrific books on leadership and corporate social responsibility, the following are the five books (in alphabetical order) that I think leaders should be reading (or in some cases, re-reading) this year. Some of them are new, some are more vintage, but all of them have lessons for leaders that are not only worthwhile, but increasing important in our highly competitive and chaotic world.
As National Mentoring Month (January) comes to a close, we are excited to share the incredible cross-sector career of Daniel Horgan, Senior Director, Corporate Engagement at MENTOR, where he is responsible for building and managing corporate partnerships that help close the youth mentoring gap in America while meeting business goals.
Viacom’s Corporate Social Responsibility branch, also known as Viacommunity, recently partnered with the “I Have A Dream” Foundation to engage in a service opportunity in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s team up to assist residents of the ‘Just Us’ neighborhood
ALTANTA, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nonprofit Rebuilding Together partnered with Lowe’s, the Official Home Improvement Retail Sponsor of the National Football League (NFL), to provide critical home repairs for six families in Westside Atlanta’s Just Us neighborhood.
42 New Clients Go Live on the Benevity Platform adding 1.2 Million New Users to the Platform
CALGARY, Canada, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced 42 new clients have launched programs on the company’s platform in the last quarter, as companies seek to infuse their corporate brands and workplace cultures with more purpose.
In alignment with its commitment to solving global water issues, Xylem has responded to several natural disasters that occurred in 2018. The most recent disaster that prompted Xylem employees to act was Hurricane Florence, which caused devastation in North and South Carolina. In preparation of the storm, the local Xylem Commercial Team deployed dewatering pumps and equipment to its customers to help them withstand the weather and protect critical infrastructure to mitigate the negative impacts of the storm.
On MLK Day of Service, hundreds of Duke Energy employees fanned out across our communities to serve others. Each year, thousands of people across the country spend the day serving their communities to carry on the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
From packing STEM kits for local students and stuffing teddy bears for children impacted by disaster to serving food and building homes for those in need, Duke Energy In Action volunteers put our purpose into action: to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.
37 Benevity clients were listed among America’s Most JUST Companies
At Benevity, we have the honor of helping purpose-driven companies achieve positive social and business outcomes through software that makes it easier for them and, more importantly, their people to give, volunteer and take action around causes they care about. You’ve likely heard plenty about the business benefits of building a culture of Goodness—like attracting, retaining and engagingemployees, driving higher profitability and earnings, and enhancing brand reputation.
Volunteers transform 10,000 square feet of vacant lot into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population
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On the third and final stop of Timberland’s three-city 2018 urban greening tour, close to 100 volunteers transformed a vacant lot in Los Angeles into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population.