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WEBINAR: Supporting the Social Sector Through Virtual Pro Bono Programming

Taproot Foundation hosts a webinar on April 1 exploring how companies can continue delivering their pro bono programs virtually
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We’re facing unprecedented challenges globally as we confront the coronavirus, and we’re leaning on the social sector to continue providing services that our communities need. Even though in-person employee engagement programming at companies is uncertain right now, we’re hearing from so many that they want to step up and support their nonprofit beneficiaries through these harrowing times.

In this webinar, Taproot Foundation will guide practitioners through virtual pro bono programming and why it’s so critical in our current climate. We’ll cover:

The Top 5 Ways Your Company Can Help Nonprofits Right Now Through Pro Bono

How your team can share the expertise and services nonprofits need
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Companies are asking us what nonprofits need right now and how pro bono can help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most pervasive urgent organizational needs nonprofits are confronting across the sector due to the COVID-19 crisis, and real-life examples of the types of pro bono support that can make a real difference.

First, two important acknowledgements:

Pro Bono in 2020 and Beyond

How Taproot Foundation is driving the movement forward in the new decade
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By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President and CEO, Taproot Foundation

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

IBM Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

IBM was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization devoted to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices across the globe.
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IBM today was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization devoted to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices across the globe.

The list distinguishes companies that influence the business community and societies around the world in order to drive positive change, and highlights companies working with partners and clients to do the right thing, by operating with integrity every day.

Your Guide to Giving Back Through Pro Bono

WEBINAR // Use Your Professional Skills to Make a Difference
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Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 10 AM PST  
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Team up with nonprofits to make our world a better, kinder place in 2020!  Make a difference volunteering your time and professional skills to nonprofits in need.

Kick off 2020 by Tapping Into Taproot's Marketing, HR, and IT Support

WEBINAR // Do More with Less: A Nonprofit's Guide to Great Pro Bono
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 10 AM PST  
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Taproot Foundation Announces $200 Million in Pro Bono Services Provided to the Social Sector

In the last 18 years, Taproot has transformed the way nonprofits access critical pro bono resources
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NEW YORK, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation announces today a significant milestone for the organization—surpassing $200 million worth of pro bono services provided to the social sector through its programs. These services are available to nonprofits and social good organizations around the world, free of charge.

Webinar: Tackling Technology Projects with Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation dig into how tech pro bono can transform the way nonprofits serve their communities
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Technology is a valuable tool for nonprofits. It can fundamentally transform the way they serve their community. But when organizations are short on time, budget, staff, and resources, figuring out how to tackle a tech-related project can feel impossible. Pro bono can help.

The Impact of Pro Bono on Communities Around the Globe

Celebrating Taproot's Nonprofit Partners this Pro Bono Week
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is spotlighting nonprofits who are making a difference in their communities through pro bono support.

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