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Engineering Impact: Philanthropy

Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation partner to improve lives and address inequities. Our philanthropic activities build trust and social capital with local, national, and international organizations, and we leverage the power of our human capital through employee volunteering and giving.

YouGiveGoods Is Stocked and Ready for the 2021 Holiday Giving Season

YouGiveGoods virtual drives raise new toys, food, and supplies for nonprofits this holiday season
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December 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - YouGiveGoods, the e-commerce platform that enables corporations, groups and individuals to run virtual drives to raise brand-new items for nonprofits, kicks off the holiday giving season stocked and ready to deliver support to nonprofits across the U.S.

Head into the Holiday Season with New Dynamic Digital Experiences from Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners

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Silver Spring, MD, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To support continued student engagement anywhere during the winter holiday breaks, Discovery Education and leading social impact partners are introducing new flexible and engaging learning resources. Designed to connect students to their innate curiosity and unite communities around learning, the dynamic array of no-cost content spans all K-12 disciplines. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E23: Grace Bonney, Collective Wisdom & Design*Sponge

Slowing Down and Finding Fulfillment
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Learn how relationships with people from different cultures and ways of life can have a profound impact on your values, happiness, and success as bestselling author Grace Bonney takes you through her new book, Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women Over 50, where she interviewed over 100 trailblazing women on their purpose, careers, activism, and community work.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E22: Dan Noyes, Tech Goes Home

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Last week, Tech Goes Home Co-CEO Dan Noyes joined host Danielle Holly at Common Impact’s Skills for Cities for a Community Conversation on the role cross-sector partnerships can play in addressing the digital divide and advancing racial equity.

Innovative Financial Options for Impact Investment Funds Targeting Community Challenges

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by Rick Davis of LOHAS Capital 

Financial fundraising for traditional investment funds is trying under the best of circumstances. The degree of difficulty for social and environmental impact funds seeking investment during uncertain times can be far higher. Nonetheless, there are innovative, albeit less traveled, paths to investment that may be well suited for impact funds.

Common Impact Volunteer Spotlight: Cate Hewett, State Street

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Pro Bono Week is almost here and we’re thrilled to be spotlighting another one of the many dedicated skills-based volunteers we have the pleasure of working with. Today we hear from Cate Hewett, State Street’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), about a project she completed in June with nonprofit Riverside Industries, Inc.

Benevity's Global Client Community Expands to Over 700 Companies With the Addition of Nearly 100 New Clients in 2021

Over half of new clients are mid-sized businesses, indicating the growing demand for the company’s corporate purpose solutions across a wide spectrum of companies
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CALGARY, Alberta, September 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, has announced the addition of nearly 100 companies to its global client community between January and September of 2021. For the first time, medium-sized businesses make up more than half, almost 60 percent, of new clients adopting Benevity’s software and services.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

Blockchain for Social Impact: New Report by Blockchain Association INATBA

iPoint is co-author
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REUTLINGEN, Germany, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications’ (INATBA) Social Impact Working Group (SIWG) recently published a report titled “Blockchain for Social Impact”.

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