Volunteering

NRG Energy Employees Lead Nearly 80 Service Projects Nationwide

12th Annual positiveNRG Week Achieves More than 4,100 Hours of Employee Volunteerism
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PRINCETON, N.J., June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 800 NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees volunteer upwards of 4,100 hours during of the company’s 12th “positiveNRG week,” the company’s annual week of volunteering. Over the course of the week, employees were provided the opportunity to select and serve the non-profits in their communities that mean the most to them.

Deloitte Celebrates 20th Impact Day: Volunteering Across the Country to Achieve Lasting Social Impact for the Greater Good

Deloitte Plans 20 Local Market “Surprises” to Commemorate This Major Milestone
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NEW YORK, June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — June 7th marks Deloitte’s 20th Impact Day, an annual day of service that celebrates the company’s year-round commitment to community-powered social impact. During Impact Day, employees and leaders from around the country will volunteer at diverse organizations to help them address and solve their most pressing challenges.

How Splunk’s First Giving Campaign Turned a Modest Budget into Major Impact

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Engaging a workforce spread across 33 international offices in a giving campaign is no small task. Data company Splunk started with a small incentive for employees to give to their favorite causes. A whopping 61% of their people participated, but something else remarkable happened. Find out how Splunk’s modest budget had a major impact.

STMicroelectronics Reports Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

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May 22, 2019 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the publication of the Company’s 2019 Sustainability Report.
The 22nd report contains details and highlights of ST’s sustainability performance in 2018 and presents the Company’s ambitions and longer-term goals for 2025.

Scaling Your Volunteer Program for Greater Impact

How Charles Schwab turned Volunteer Week into a cultural movement
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Schwab Volunteer Week has become a key part of Charles Schwab’s culture. What started as one day of volunteering in seven cities has quickly spread to 170 communities, engaging nearly 7,000 employees and supporting 300 nonprofits across the country.

How did they create that kind of scale with a small team? And how is it helping them create greater impact all year round? Amanda Lenaghan, Senior Program Manager at Charles Schwab, shares her secrets to success in this blog.

Webinar: Engage Your Employees by Instilling Purpose in Your Workplace Culture

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Today’s workforce is looking for more than just a paycheck; they’re looking for purpose. Employees want their companies to stand for something. Corporate volunteering programs allow companies to put their purpose into action while improving employee engagement and retention.

Realized Worth’s Angela Parker and Salesforce.org’s Brandolon Barnett will explore how and why implementing a volunteering program makes the biggest impact on employee engagement.

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Global Pro Bono Rising in Latin America

PYXERA Global to Lead Conversations on Global Pro Bono at Inaugural Summit in Latin America with 3M, SAP, Johnson & Johnson, and Others
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MEXICO CITY, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is an active contributor in the design of the Pro Bono Network’s Latam Pro Bono Summit, taking place in Mexico City, Mexico on March 27 and 28. The summit will shine a spotlight on how Global Pro Bono is a powerful approach to gaining new business insights, social responsibility, and leadership development.

Planting Seeds of Inspiration

When Marge Cabasagan is not at work supporting Wells Fargo’s global operations in the Philippines, you will likely find her growing vegetables at a home for orphans and the elderly.
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Growing up in the bayside city of Manila, Philippines, Marge Cabasagan learned the power of helping others from her grandfather when she was just a little girl.

On Sundays after church, she would often accompany Severino De Vega Cabasagan on his visits to Hospicio de San Jose, a 200-year-old institution in Manila that cares for more than 225 people, including orphans, survivors of domestic violence, and the elderly. There, she watched her grandfather selflessly give his time to better the lives of the less fortunate.

How to Make MLK Day a Day “On”

Starbucks and VolunteerMatch are empowering volunteers to follow in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and find ways to do good this MLK Day of Service.
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Recognized as one of history’s most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work continues to inspire communities to come together and elevate doing good through service.

In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service. Every third Monday in January, good people across the country come together to lean into MLK’s legacy and observe the MLK Day of Service as a “day on,” rather than not a “day off.”

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