There's no higher-impact way for a business to give back to society than through pro bono. For nonprofits and communities, the value of skilled support can be 500% greater than the value of traditional volunteering. As we face tough economic and social challenges, the talent of corporate America’s best and brightest is needed now more than ever.
Imagine receiving a new brand identity your nonprofit could use to launch a rebranding of your organization—for free. Or imagine engaging a team of your best and brightest employees to research and create a pitch presentation for a high-performing charter school—with 24 hours’ notice.
This post was contributed by Michael Haberman, President of PENCIL, as a follow up to the July 25th, 2012 webinar, Keeping America's Promise to Our Future: SBV Programs Preparing Youth for College, Work and Life
Kim Cardenas was a Casualty Processor at Allstate Insurance Company. She had joined Allstate because she wanted to work for a good company, and had been there almost three years. But Kim was also a victim of domestic violence and financial abuse. “I was ashamed and I felt embarrassed because my marriage wasn’t working. Financially, we were devastated. I was being kept out of the financial decisions that affected the overall picture of our lives.”
This guest blog post was submitted by Beth Rosemond, Assistant Director of Corporate Responsibility, Ernst & Young LLP, and builds on remarks given during a campaign webinar held on March 28 discussing best practice skills-based volunteer programs improving the environment. This post explores the Earthwatch - Ernst & Young Global Ambassador Program and how it supports E&Y’s overall corporate sustainability goals.