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Scaling Your Volunteer Program for Greater Impact

How Charles Schwab turned Volunteer Week into a cultural movement
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Schwab Volunteer Week has become a key part of Charles Schwab’s culture. What started as one day of volunteering in seven cities has quickly spread to 170 communities, engaging nearly 7,000 employees and supporting 300 nonprofits across the country.

How did they create that kind of scale with a small team? And how is it helping them create greater impact all year round? Amanda Lenaghan, Senior Program Manager at Charles Schwab, shares her secrets to success in this blog.

Tetra Tech Wins Two Awards in the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge

Taking small, concrete actions to achieve big sustainability improvements
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Tetra Tech was among the top winners honored at the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge (SPC) Finale and Awards Ceremony on March 21, 2019. The purpose of SPC is to increase sustainability practices by Pittsburgh businesses across seven major categories: social equity, energy, water, materials management, transportation, air quality, and engagement. More than 100 employers in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, region participated in the challenge and were evaluated on 2,209 sustainability actions over a 13-month period that began in January 2018.

The Right to Wind in Your Hair

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action

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The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.

Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.

A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.

Ten Tips to Celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month

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It’s April – and that means it’s Keep America Beautiful® Month!

You don’t have to wait until Earth Day to join us and our more than 600 state and community-based affiliates, local partners, businesses, public officials and millions of volunteers to celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month.

Here are 10 ways to #DoBeautifulThings and help Keep America Beautiful fulfill a vision in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live this month and every month:

The Nonprofit 10 Percent

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Those of us who work for or support the nonprofit sector have always known how important it is to the nation’s health, environment, safety net, creativity and quality of life. From churches to cultural centers to food banks, schools and humanitarian organizations, the nonprofit sector feeds the nation’s soul, its heart and its body. But, it’s also critically important to the nation’s economy and job market.

Top 5 Trends From Goodness Matters 2019

Key insights on a for-purpose economy from Benevity’s annual client conference
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Imagine over 400 of the most inspiring people from some of the world’s most iconic companies, in one room, talking about the power of purpose. That was Goodness Matters 2019. Our world is changing, and businesses are uniquely positioned to become not just a force for good, but the force for good.

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50 Ideas to Do Good Year-Round (With and Without Opening Your Wallet!)

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We frequently think about giving back, yet we’re only giving about half as much as we intend to. So, what’s the secret to engaging more people in your corporate Goodness program? Making it personal and intentional! 

Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge to Benefit 14 Nonprofit Organizations

Annual pro bono volunteer program has delivered 95,000 service hours valued at over $14.6M to 128 nonprofits since 2009
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NEW YORK, March 22 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of the 11th annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature pro bono volunteer program. The Strategy Challenge is in its sixth year in London. Over the next 10 weeks, teams of Morgan Stanley employees in New York and London will work with leadership teams at 14 nonprofit organizations to provide strategic recommendations to address their mission-critical challenges.

Timberland Celebrates Employee Service Champions with Annual “40s Club” Breakfast

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Timberland recently celebrated 128 global headquarters employees who served all of their available volunteer hours in 2018.  Through the brand’s Path of Service™ program, employees are given up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in the community.  Those who serve all of their available hours earn membership in the highly-coveted “40s Club.”  

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