Key insights on a for-purpose economy from Benevity’s annual client conference
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.
Employees from the Leading Corporations are Teaming up to Improve Health in Rwanda
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The third cohort for Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, is filling up as corporate volunteers prepare to travel to Rwanda in February, aiming to make a difference in local organizations in order to improve community health. A few slots remain.
Last Chance to Get Tickets: Charities@Work Registration Closes End of Day Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Washington, D.C., March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The 15th Annual Charities@Work Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship, held on March 28-30 at the New York Marriott Marquis, will showcase the latest advances in employee engagement, workplace giving and corporate social responsibility (CSR), including the use of virtual reality technology to build empathy and deepen the connection among a nonprofit’s donors.
Webinar Dives into Challenges and Solutions to Pro Bono Volunteerism
Washington, D.C., March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Charities@Worktoday announced a Twitter chat and webinar in support of its Employee Engagement Best Practices Summit, “Bridging Worlds to Scale Impact.” Held on March 28-30, 2016, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, the Summit brings CSR practitioners across the country together to share the latest advances and thinking on employee engagement, workplace giving and corporate soc
Look around… the professional world we live in today is significantly different from what it was just a few decades ago. Today’s professional environment is less about what an employee can do for a company and more about the type of working environment a company can offer its employees. Workers today want more meaning from their work-life and are quick to jump ship if their aspirations aren’t met.
A guest post by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and Common Impact Board Member
After 30 years of managing people in the corporate world, I've learned that the best employees are happy employees. Not just happy because their job is challenging and the salary is great, but because the company that they work for recognizes the importance of giving back to one's community. This concept is not new, even Ben Franklin referred to it long ago, and there are many studies available on the topic.
Employees come together to help local charity pursue its core mandate
One of the charities DRW is committed to helping is the Chicago branch of Year Up. For two consecutive years DRW has hired an intern from the organization to work with the Desktop Support team, but DRW’s support extends beyond this. DRW, thanks to many employees, is setting up a computer lab, the first one of its kind for Year Up across all its branches in the U.S.
I'm one of the lucky ones. My job gives me more than a paycheck. I'll admit, that sounds a bit cliché. But really, it gives me an outlet to do more than I imagined. It probably goes without saying that I enjoy the work I do, as a Media Relations manager at a large global telecommunications company my work involves all types of interesting projects that are changing the world. And as a self proclaimed people person, I thoroughly enjoy the people I work with who come from a variety of backgrounds and countries across the globe.