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Organizations Are Speaking Out Against Racial Injustice. What Comes Next Will Be Crucial.

By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
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Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.

We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Jerelyn Rodriguez, The Knowledge House

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is spotlighting remarkable Black nonprofit leaders and their many contributions to creating more positive, healthy, and equitable communities.

Join Novartis, Credit Suisse, & L'oréal on Building a Meaningful Employee Experience Through Giving Back on 10 Feb

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Building a meaningful, holistic employee experience is one of the top workforce strategy priorities critical for business outcomes for the future of work. According to research by PwC, 1 in 3 workers would be willing to consider lower pay for a more fulfilling job.

On 10 February, 4pm (GMT +1), hear from leading companies Novartis, L’Oréal and Credit Suisse about best practices to activate impactful Purpose initiatives to the benefit of employees, society, and their business.

Inspiring Your Employees (and Alumni) to Change the World

Hear insights on why the Purpose Mindset creates a business advantage for companies to develop a clear sense of purpose and support the cultivation of purpose mindset to create maximum value for its employees, society, and its business.
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This month's guest, Akhtar Badshah, is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of the "Catalytic Innovators Group" and a distinguished practitioner at the University of Washington.

Up-Skill Your Employee Volunteer Champions, Ambassadors and Leaders

Do you need to invest in your influential employees (the social innovators) leading in the company's employee giving and volunteering program?
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The RW Institute Regional Campus is a two-day immersive learning and development course designed to up-skill employee volunteer leaders and corporate nonprofit partners. RWI Campuses are held regionally to alleviate unnecessary transportation and accommodation costs. However, employees from any region are welcome to attend any campus.

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The RW Institute Regional Campus is a two-day immersive learning and development course designed to up-skill employee volunteer leaders and corporate nonprofit partners. RWI Campuses are held regionally to alleviate unnecessary transportation and accommodation costs. However, employees from any region are welcome to attend any campus.

Choose the Right Technology for Your Employee Volunteering and Giving Programs.

Join this month’s episode of Listen Up! for a robust discussion on trends and best practices in the use of technology to support corporate citizenship programs.
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Learn. Connect. Act.

Join this month’s episode of Listen Up! for a robust discussion on trends and best practices in the use of technology to support corporate citizenship programs. The presentation will be followed by an open discussion including your questions and additional insight. Join us to learn, get motivated, and expand your network with corporate citizenship professionals around the world.

How to Collaborate for Better Impact Through Employee Volunteering

The importance of mapping the capacity of employee volunteering in your region or city to achieve meaningful impact (case studies).
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Corporate volunteering plays an increasingly significant role as a positive vehicle for business involvement in local and international sustainable development initiatives. It spurs innovation, increases the skills and engagement of employees, establishes mutually beneficial relationships with communities, promotes economic growth, leads to more stable societies, fosters the health and prosperity of communities, and makes it easier to do business.

Video: How to Craft a Volunteer Program That Meets Employee Needs

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In overwhelming numbers, employees want their companies to offer ways for them to volunteer and lend a hand to their communities.

Yet, research shows that one-third of employees won’t actually give through their workplace because they’re not able to choose the causes that matter to them.

This disconnect is a problem.

Box’s Culture of Engagement Gets a Boost With the VolunteerMatch Network

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Volunteerism has long been an integral part of Box’s epic corporate culture. The technology company, based out of Redwood City, CA, wanted the process of finding and signing up for volunteer opportunities to be as easy as possible for their employees.

With VolunteerMatch’s Network Integration, they were able to consolidate their giving platforms and incorporate thousands of searchable, real-time volunteer opportunities.

From Transactional to Transformative Employee Engagement

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You’ve likely experienced transactional volunteering at your company: An employee signs up for a volunteer opportunity, contributes their time to a good cause, and … well, that’s the end of it.

But what if all parties involved — employees, your company, and good causes — could get more from these interactions?

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