How skills-based volunteering develops employee talent while making an impact
By Ashley Savageau | Manager, Community Relations
We’re focused on channeling the talents of Symantec employees to nonprofit organizations in need through our skills-based volunteer initiatives. Our engineers, salespeople, accountants, product managers, and others use their unique skill set to help nonprofits solve critical challenges, giving and receiving in the process.
Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.
Tutoring assistance donated to support local students as they returned to school
PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019 /3BL Media/— OneWest Bank, CIT’s Southern California retail bank division, announced it is contributing 2,500 hours of homework assistance to three select local Boys & Girls Clubs as a result of its recent “Bank on Building a Brighter Community” campaign.
National Nonprofit to Support Earth Day Network’s Great Global Cleanup 2020 During the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup
STAMFORD, Conn.,October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and Earth Day Network, the global coordinator of Earth Day, today announced a partnership to promote the iconic organizations’ respective missions to keep America – and the world – clean, green, and beautiful as the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020) approaches.
By Alison Vultaggio, Associate Director, Corporate Leadership, CECP
Pro Bono service has been a cornerstone of corporate volunteerism for decades. As the kids would say, it’s the “OG” of skills based volunteerism.
As companies continue to refine their corporate responsibility strategies to 1. align more closely with business goals and 2. enhance the impact of the nonprofit organizations they support, pro bono service has shone stronger than ever as a win-win-win opportunity for the business, its employees and the communities they and their nonprofit partners serve.
Annual tradition included premiere of latest campaign videos highlighting partnership with Susan G. Komen
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Mohawk Industries employees recently gathered at locations in Calhoun, Ga. and Dalton, Ga. for the company’s annual Pink Out awareness events to celebrate their partnership with Susan G. Komen, while also recognizing those who have been touched by breast cancer. The events included pink cupcakes and prizes, as well as the debut of Mohawk Flooring’s latest Cushion the Fight campaign video and Mohawk Group and Durkan’s Specify for a Cure campaign video.
Companies in top 25% of corporate giving each contributed $60 million or more in social investments
NEW YORK, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/— As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2019 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.
Employees in Jesup, Georgia, partnered with first-grade teacher Kristyn May and James E. Bacon Elementary (JEB) to develop an outdoor classroom for the school’s garden project. The space is part of JEB’s Georgia Shape Grant initiatives promoting good nutrition and physical activity.