Three Upshots of Pro Bono in 2020: Key Takeaways From Taproot Foundation's Annual Corporate Day

Taproot’s annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit Corporate Day highlighted opportunities to learn, improve, grow, and expand the reach and impact of pro bono service in 2020.

This year’s annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit Corporate Day moved to the digital space, where leaders from across sectors gathered to reflect on the challenges of 2020 and the ways in which pro bono can help in response. For many, those challenges shed light on opportunities they were able to embrace—opportunities to learn, improve, grow, and expand the reach and impact of their service.

Our conversations throughout the day covered topics from high-level visions for the future to small tweaks in implementation, but three key takeaways stood out:

3M Launches Health Care Virtual Pro Bono Program

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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the launch of 3M Impact Health Care, a new virtual pro bono program. 3M Impact Health Care is the newest addition to the 3M Impact portfolio, specifically designed to address existing healthcare inequities.

America's Top Young Scientist of 2020: 14-Year-Old Researches Spike Protein of SARS-CoV-2 Virus to Develop Novel Antiviral Drug to Combat Spread of COVID-19

Anika Chebrolu Takes Home Top Prize and Improving Lives Award at This Year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge
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ST. PAUL, Minn. and SILVER SPRING, Md., October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) have named 14-year-old Anika Chebrolu from Frisco, Tex. the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist), the nation’s premier middle school science competition.

How 5 Bucks Of Reflective Tape On A Donkey Cart Saved Lives

by Tanya Mohn

The 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm earlier this year focused on the motor vehicle crash epidemic that every year kills about 1.35 million people around the world and severely injures some 50 million more.  

3M Young Scientist Challenge Announces 2020 National Finalists

3M and Discovery Education congratulate finalists; announce 2020 shift to a virtual competition in response to COVID-19
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SILVER SPRING, Md. & ST. PAUL, Minn., June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3M and Discovery Education today announced the top 10 finalists in the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge. As the nation’s premier middle school science competition, these young scientists submitted outstanding projects utilizing the power of STEM to improve the world.

In Case You Missed It: The Corporate Response to COVID-19


If you missed the webinar, Leading and Learning in a Time of Crisis: The Corporate Response to COVID-19, you can still catch up.  

This webinar features three social impact leaders, sharing how their companies are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the challenges they're experiencing and what they're learning. 

Keeping the American and Global Economy Moving

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April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today detailed a comprehensive set of actions it has taken to fight COVID-19 and to keep the American and global economy moving. The company, supported by 495,000 UPSers, its smart logistics network, its technology expertise, and working hand in hand with customers and government, is proactively implementing solutions to ensure life-saving materials and equipment are delivered rapidly to where they are needed most.

What Can We Learn From Early Corporate Responses to COVID-19?


On March 30,  business leaders from 3M, Truist Foundation, and Walmart shared with FSG co-CEO Greg Hills what they are learning as they lead their organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Our latest blog, by associate director Lakshmi Iyer, shares five practical lessons gained during the webinar.

3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in 2020 Premier Middle School Science Competition

Competition Provides Young Innovators with an Unparalleled Experience and the Opportunity to Showcase STEM Ingenuity and Real-World Problem Solving
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. and ST PAUL, Minn., January 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3M, the global science and innovation leader, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the opening of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).


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