philanthropy

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Connecting Community and Career

Blog

Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. At the core of this approach is our Service Learning program, which provides forty paid hours annually to employees around the world to contribute their time and talents to the community.

Global Citizen Live Calls for Action to Halt Climate Change and for Wealthy Countries to Deliver on $100B Climate Pledge, $6B for Famine Relief, and Vaccine Justice

Summary: 

Demands Wealthiest Nations Deliver BY COP26 on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries

 Urges US Congress to Pass Most Ambitious Climate Protection Bill in American History Next Week 

Asks G7 AND World's Billionaires to End the Hunger Crisis by Contributing $6 Billion for the Urgent Provision of Meals for 41 Million People on Brink of Starvation

Calls For The G7 and EU to Share Two Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Those Most in Need By Year’s End, Support Calls for an IP Waiver, and for Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna to Share mRNA Technology with Africa

Over 60M COVID-19 Vaccines, 157M Trees, and Over US$1.1B Committed to Climate, Famine, and COVID Response Efforts

Press Release

Demands Wealthiest Nations Deliver BY COP26 on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries

 Urges US Congress to Pass Most Ambitious Climate Protection Bill in American History Next Week 

Asks G7 AND World's Billionaires to End the Hunger Crisis by Contributing $6 Billion for the Urgent Provision of Meals for 41 Million People on Brink of Starvation

Calls For The G7 and EU to Share Two Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Those Most in Need By Year’s End, Support Calls for an IP Waiver, and for Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna to Share mRNA Technology with Africa

Over 60M COVID-19 Vaccines, 157M Trees, and Over US$1.1B Committed to Climate, Famine, and COVID Response Efforts

ImpactAssets Strengthens Investment and Client Engagement With Three Strategic Promotions

Appointments reflect rapid growth as impact investments surge 60 percent and grants jump 76 percent in 2020.
Press Release

BETHESDA, Md., September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets, a leading $1.6 billion impact investing firm, announced three promotions across its investment and business development teams:

HACR Releases Results of 2021 Corporate Inclusion Index

The survey captures Hispanic DE&I in the areas of employment, procurement, philanthropy, and governance
Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America stalled or reversed course during 2020, according to the 2021 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) released today. The report, themed “Hispanic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion During Crisis,” is the result of research conducted over the course of the past year using data and survey responses from 92 participating corporations, the majority of which are Fortune 500 companies. The number of companies participating in the HACR CII increased by 32 percent over the prior year.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E18: Gary Bagley, New York Cares

Reflecting on Service 20 Years After 9/11
Multimedia with summary

This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E17: Susan McPherson, McPherson Strategies

The Lost Art of Connecting
Multimedia with summary

CSR and social impact expert Susan McPherson talks about her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting, and signature “gather, ask, do,” method for meaningful networking and lasting business relationships. She and host Danielle Holly discuss the Great Resignation and how employees having more power will democratize companies’ approaches to CSR. Plus, Susan explains why even though companies are not moving as quickly as they need to on social and environmental issues, we should be encouraging – not disparaging – those that are making efforts to deliver on their goals.

Navigating the Great Resignation

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteer Programs to Boost Employee Engagement and Retention in a Time of Rapid Turnover
Blog

In what’s being dubbed the "Great Resignation,” around 4 million people quit their jobs in June alone and 52 percent of employed workers plan to actively job hunt this year. A year and a half of living through COVID-19 has left many professionals burned out and in pursuit of more fulfilling opportunities or employers that better align with their values.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E15: Dr. Stephanie Royal, The Robin Hood Foundation

Leadership in Times of Crisis & Recovery with Robin Hood
Multimedia with summary

Dr. Stephanie Royal, Chief People Officer at The Robin Hood Foundation, New York City’s largest poverty fighting organization, talks about community-driven philanthropy, leading with compassion, and how the K-shaped recovery from COVID-19 is further disadvantaging under-resourced communities and the nonprofit sector. Hear Stephanie’s takes on nonprofit talent management in the COVID-19 era, including new challenges with employee retention, the importance of investing in staff, building a culture of DEI, and supporting mental health and wellness.

Becoming a Climate Funder: How Philanthropists Can Take Action on Climate and Justice

Blog

Last month was the warmest June on record in North America, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service. In fact, much of the world was unnaturally warm: Europe had its second-warmest June ever, and temperatures were above average in Northwestern and Southern Africa, across parts of the Middle East, and in China and much of Southeast Asia.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E14: Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City (CitizensNYC)

Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City
Multimedia with summary

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rahsaan Harris, CEO of Citizens Committee for NYC (CitizensNYC), a micro-funding organization that provides support to community leaders on the front lines of change in their own neighborhoods. Hear what it was like for Rahsaan to assume his position as CEO in March 2020 right as New York went into lockdown, how he drove meaningful change during the pandemic, and why he believes many elements of pandemic era philanthropy and work culture should remain in place.

Pages

Subscribe to philanthropy