leadership development

Developing Future Leaders Through Nonprofit Board and Community Service

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July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.

Keep America Beautiful 2019–2020 National Youth Advisory Council Application Still Open!

High Schools Students Invited to Apply through July 8, 2019
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Applications are still being accepted for the Keep America Beautiful®National Youth Advisory Council through July 8, 2019.

Why Employee Volunteer Recognition is Important


The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) field talks about employee volunteer recognition as either “employee recognition” or “volunteer recognition.” In terms of thought leadership on how companies are recognizing employee volunteers, we rarely see these two topics married. And that’s because they are treated like two different worlds – when they’re not.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 5 - Harriet Harral, Leadership Fort Worth

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We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Harriet Harral the Executive Director of Leadership Fort Worth (LFW) to Pro Bono Perspectives! LFW is a Texas-based nonprofit that is among the oldest community leadership-development programs in the nation. Harriet has acquired expertise in organizational effectiveness and leadership development through her experience working in not only the non-profit sector but also the public and corporate sectors. Talk about a cross-sector leader!

Fourth Annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit Connects Social Purpose Leaders from Around the World

Premier leadership development programs convene to examine best practices for cultivating next generation nonprofit leaders
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NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) will host its fourth annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in New York on April 16 and 17, celebrating eleven years of a transformative program that has developed more than 3,600 nonprofit and social purpose leaders.

#PressforProgress on Developing Female Leaders in the Workplace

Originally published by Danielle Holly

With tremendous global activism for women's equality, there is now, more than ever, a strong momentum to close the gender gap. At Common Impact, we recognize the need for gender parity across all sectors and are consistently working to hone our unique model of social impact to design programs that both engage and develop female leaders at all levels of their careers. It has been proven time and time again that gender-balanced teams deliver better and more sustainable performance and that companies with more gender-balanced leadership teams out-perform those with less.

Building Modern Day Leadership Through Pro Bono

A case study on Macquarie’s Civic Edge Program

Demands on corporate leaders are greater today than ever before. Companies face complex challenges characterized by increasingly collaborative contexts, numerous stakeholders, and thorny decisions. More and more, leadership development professionals at top companies are recognizing the necessity of providing their top talent with innovative, dynamic opportunities for development – particularly those that take place outside of the classroom.

LA Kings Team Up with Blue Shield of California to Launch G.O.A.L.S. Program for Children in Los Angeles

Kings and Blue Shield of California partner with Grades of Green to begin championing future community leaders on and off the ice
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AEG’s LA Kings and Blue Shield of California teamed up with Grades of Green to celebrate the official launch of G.O.A.L.S, a digital platform that helps equip children in Los Angeles with resources to be eco-friendly, inclusive, healthy, socially responsible and knowledgeable, yesterday at St. Anthony Parish School in Long Beach, Calif.

Common Impact and S&P Global Launch Skills-Based Day of Service Program

One day, skills-based volunteer program provides data and analytics support to nonprofit organizations in Charlottesville, Denver and Houston
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NEW YORK, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering, partnered with S&P Global on its first ever skills-based Day of Service program designed to build the infrastructure and know-how of local STEM-focused nonprofits. Employees from S&P Global supported data visualization initiatives for three nonprofits in Charlottesville, Denver and Houston.


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