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The Gift of Time: Why Volunteering Can Be a Four-Way Win

Jan 12, 2018 11:15 AM ET - In honor of MLK Day on Monday, we are spotlighting an inspiring story from Steve Neff, one of Common Impact's board members and Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity Investments. Steve's commitment to service and dedication to...

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The Bigger Picture: Is the Issue the Quality of STEM Education, or the Lack of Access to It?

Jan 12, 2018 10:30 AM ET - Today, there are students in America who lack access to computers, the Internet and the basic tech-ed tools to help them develop the skills they will need to thrive in a digitally focused society.

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What a Difference a Day Makes: Third Annual Global Day of Service Delivers Impact Around the Globe

Jan 12, 2018 10:00 AM ET - Volunteering for a non-profit organization, donating your time and talents for a cause, is incredibly rewarding and makes you feel good. Volunteering also brings people together. Since its launch in 2015, Shire's Global Day of Service has...

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Stop Wasting Time! How to ‘Go Big’ With Your Employee Volunteer Program

Jan 12, 2018 8:05 AM ET - We know the benefits employee volunteer programs have on business: increased employee engagement and satisfaction, better recruitment and retention, publicity, skill development, team-building, and more. But how do you maximize these benefits while...

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100 Days to Comcast Cares Day

Jan 11, 2018 5:30 PM ET - At Comcast NBCUniversal, making a positive impact in the communities where our employees live and work is a core value that we embrace all year long. Through our partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters, for example, hundreds of our employees...

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Points of Light Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through National Day of Service

Jan 11, 2018 3:30 PM ET - Points of Light, with support from KPMG Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service, will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15 by engaging more than 90,000 individuals in acts of service through 1,575 service...

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LBG Canada Data Stories: Want to Learn More About LBG Canada?

Jan 11, 2018 3:05 PM ET - Community investment professionals benefit from being a part of the LBG Canada Network.

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Are You Ready for an Accelerator?

Jan 11, 2018 1:05 PM ET - Building a company is incredibly hard... and incredibly rewarding. I know from experience. Before working at AT&T, I supported a portfolio of start-ups at a venture capital firm. There’s nothing quite like making an idea a reality and seeing its...

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Rescuing and Repurposing Bikes: Republic Services' Rachel Klein Receives Community Leadership Award

Jan 11, 2018 1:05 PM ET - Republic Services of Idaho Business Development Manager, Rachel Klein, was recently recognized with the COMPASS-Leadership in Motion Award by the Community Planning Association of Southwestern Idaho. The COMPASS award is given by the mayors and...

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MLK Day Employee Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie Burgess

Jan 11, 2018 11:15 AM ET - In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service, we are spotlighting an incredible story from Stephanie Burgess, one of our outstanding skills-based volunteers from Charles Schwab. Thank you, Stephanie, for sharing your heartfelt...

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Caterpillar Supports the Removal of Landmines

Jan 11, 2018 10:00 AM ET - About 110 million land mines are still in the ground as a result of past or current conflict or wars. Landmines restrict the movement of people and humanitarian aid, make land unsuitable for cultivation, and deny citizens access to water, food, care...

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Domtar Recognized by Newsweek for Sustainability

Jan 11, 2018 9:30 AM ET - Domtar is named a top 50 company for its sustainability work on the Newsweek Green Rankings 2017 list.

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Community Impact Investing

Jan 11, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Community impact investments focus on positive criteria for inclusion in a portfolio and can include a wide range of intentions such as affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, and small business development. These types of investments...

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Boeing Donates $10 Million to the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative

Jan 10, 2018 5:05 PM ET - Boeing [NYSE: BA] has awarded $10 million to the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative in support of veterans’ programs and services. The company’s donation is part of a $30 million, multi-year investment aimed at veterans'...

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LIVARI: How 3 Women are Leading the New Sustainable Fashion Movement

Jan 10, 2018 2:20 PM ET - How many pairs of jeans do you own? How many t-shirts? How many pairs of shoes? A $3 trillion dollar industry employing roughly 60 million people, the fashion industry accounts for 2 percent of the world’s GDP and supports many adjacent industries,...

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MLK Day Employee Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner

Jan 10, 2018 12:15 PM ET - As MLK Day approaches, Common Impact is encouraging our partners to make it a day "on," not a day off. To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy were lifting up our inspiring employee volunteers who have a strong commitment to civic...

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7 Nestlé Brand Stories You Missed in 2017

Jan 10, 2018 9:30 AM ET - 2017 was an eventful year here at Nestlé. We launched innovative products, had new learnings on the joy of pizza, broke Guinness World Records, and welcomed new members to our family. We know you had a busy year too — so in case you missed any of...

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Calling All Ed-tech Innovators: Apply Within

Jan 10, 2018 8:30 AM ET - Ed-tech isn’t just about digitizing books and training manuals for a tablet. It’s about using technology to deliver new forms of learning and teaching. It’s about personalizing and accelerating learning for everyone, everywhere, at any time.

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Arbor Day Foundation Awards Finalists Announced

Jan 10, 2018 8:00 AM ET - The Arbor Day Foundation has announced finalists for its bi-annual recognition program with the winners to be announced prior to National Arbor Day on April 27, 2018. Since 1972, the Foundation has presented awards for work at the international,...

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What Could Your Nonprofit Accomplish This Year With the Support of Skilled Volunteers?

Jan 9, 2018 12:20 PM ET - Join Taproot Foundation’s webinar on Wednesday, January 24 for all the tools you need to get started on Taproot+, their cost-free online platform that connects nonprofits with skilled volunteers for short-term pro bono projects.

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Reminder: Take the Social Value Canada Survey

Jan 9, 2018 10:55 AM ET - In late 2016, the SROI Canada Network and the Social Impact Analysts Association merged to become Social Value Canada (SVC). SVC is positioning itself to be the national hub for Canadians to connect, learn and exchange ideas about social impact,...

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Arrow Electronics Supports Accenture’s “Hour of Code”

Jan 9, 2018 9:25 AM ET - Arrow Electronics’ employees supported an Hour of Code event at Accenture’s Denver office last month that was attended by local students and their families. Arrow provided 20 laptops for the event, and employees volunteered to coach students through...

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Time for an Employee Giving Program Pulse Check

Jan 9, 2018 9:15 AM ET - When it comes to annual check-ups we make it a priority to visit the doctor, dentist or even a vehicle inspection. Although many of us put it off as long as we can, or even avoid it all together. Why? Fear of bad news, fear of being judged, fear of...

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Bringing Light to People Across the World

Jan 9, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Teachers like Joseph Alter, and their students, are supplying energy to countries without access to electricity, thanks to We Share Solar® Suitcases and support from Wells Fargo.

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7 Trends to Put on Your Radar

Jan 8, 2018 10:45 AM ET - Large scale disasters, design thinking, and more will affect corporate social responsibility professionals in 2018. Warren Buffet has stated that natural disasters have a greater economic impact than terrorism. As an example, Puerto Rico’s economy...

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