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The Inclusive Growth Toolkit Helps Erie Rebuild

A novel tool from the Center helps drive investment to overlooked, underinvested areas.
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Natasha Pacley discovered a talent for cooking at a young age at her grandmother’s side. She had her sights set on sharing those recipes with the world, but life would intervene before she could get back to her love. Homeless at age 18, Natasha found her way to culinary school and worked her way back to stability.

The Love of Money

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by Doug Lynam of Longview Asset Management and author of 'From Monk to Money Manager 

Cruise is Driving Communities Forward

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As the second wave of COVID-19 surges, so does the urgency of needs in our most vulnerable communities, which have been disproportionately impacted by the resultant economic instability.  Basic needs – food, work, housing, health – are at risk for many.

FREE WEBINAR: Measuring the Social Impact of Volunteerism, How to Develop - and Measure - High Leverage Projects

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Common Impact and True Impact will hold a free webinar for CSR and nonprofit professionals on new ways to measure the impact of volunteerism - Thursday, November 12, 12 PM ET.

Purposeful Pivots: Meaningful Corporate Social Impact Strategies Created During The Pandemic

New white paper by Engage for Good and Salesforce.org highlights actionable lessons for brands and nonprofit organizations
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October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - There’s no shortage of pivots created by the Covid-19 pandemic, but one special category – purposeful pivots – stands above the rest. 

A new white paper from Engage for Good and Salesforce.org tells the inspiring stories behind seven “purposeful pivots” and reveals the principles that brands can use to work smarter and adapt better during these challenging times.

What’s a “purposeful pivot”? Here are a few examples:

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E23: Chris Tyson, Build Baton Rouge

Building Equitable, Resilient, and Prosperous Cities
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Chris Tyson, President & CEO of Build Baton Rouge, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share about the redevelopment authority’s mission to bring together people and resources to promote equitable investment, innovative development, and thriving communities across Baton Rouge.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

You’ll learn:

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Common Impact Present the Third Annual Making Good Happen at Work Conference

Free Virtual Conference Will Help Service and Giving Leaders Create and Manage Effective Employee Engagement Programs
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WELLESLEY, Mass., October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Common Impact today announced the third annual Making Good Happen At Work conference, a free virtual event that will help business leaders and corporate social responsibility managers build employee engagement and corporate philanthropy programs in response to changing community needs.

How Nutrition for Zero Hunger Is Working Toward Zero Empty Plates

Herbalife Nutrition shares how they are helping taking hunger to zero
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Currently, two billion people worldwide do not have regular access to sufficient, nutritious food. In addition, the pandemic will add as many as 132 million more people to the total number of the world’s hungry in 2020 alone. Solutions to these mounting challenges are critical, including the need to promote access and behaviors for sustainable healthy diets, needs for education about healthy foods, and addressing how to adapt global food systems to meet these needs.

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