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Unlocking Purpose and Profit

Unlocking Purpose and Profit

By Danielle Holly | Apr 20, 2016

We have all seen corporate community engagement undergo a transformation in the past 20 years.  Through the 1990’s a company’s engagement strategy was largely driven by compliance,

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Impact Inspirations: Capital Good Fund

Impact Inspirations: Capital Good Fund

By Molly Weinstein | Jan 29, 2016

We’re excited to bring you a brand new blog series Impact Inspirations, where we will be spotlighting our most inspiring skills-based volunteering projects! To kick us off, we

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2016 Outlook: Business and Purpose

2016 Outlook: Business and Purpose

By Danielle Holly | Jan 14, 2016

In President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, he called on business to be a force for good through the strong and fair treatment of employees.  

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Pro Bono Perspectives: Anmol Mehra

Pro Bono Perspectives: Anmol Mehra

By Danielle Holly | Oct 1, 2015

We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still,

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Pro Bono Perspectives: Michelle Judge

Pro Bono Perspectives: Michelle Judge

By Danielle Holly | Sep 24, 2015

We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still,

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The CSR Scoop - 9/18/2015

The CSR Scoop - 9/18/2015

By Danielle Holly | Sep 18, 2015

Common Impact is buzzing this Friday in advance of our 15th Anniversary celebration next week and that launch of Pro Bono Perspectives, a new resource to support companies and nonprofits

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Pro Bono Perspectives: Rachel Hutchisson

Pro Bono Perspectives: Rachel Hutchisson

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 17, 2015

We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still,

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The CSR Scoop - 8/31/2015

The CSR Scoop - 8/31/2015

By Danielle Holly | Sep 2, 2015

The Scoop:   This week’s news was buzzing with ideas and approaches to creating systemic change to better our lives and the lives of others. From Barry Schwartz

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The CSR Scoop - 8/26/2015

The CSR Scoop - 8/26/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Aug 26, 2015

We are going back to our roots this week and talking about our raison d’être: skills-based volunteering. Common Impact has been in this line of work for

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The CSR Scoop - 8/19/2015

The CSR Scoop - 8/19/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Aug 19, 2015

This week, we’re talking about purpose. What is it? How do we channel and leverage it? Why bother? Read on to find out! The Scoop:   We talk

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The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015

The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jul 14, 2015

In the easy, breezy spirit of summer, we’re keeping the Scoop light this week with the top recently released articles, blogs, interviews, and events that we think are

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The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jul 7, 2015

We’re just coming off the holiday weekend, during which we celebrated all that makes our country great. Among those things to celebrate is the exciting work being done

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The CSR Scoop - 6/26/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/26/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 26, 2015

Another week gone and we are just shocked by how this summer is flying by! Let’s stop to smell the roses – and to catch up on what

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The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

By Lauren Salzman | Jun 19, 2015

With summer upon us, we look forward to sunshine-filled weekends, and of course, our weekly roundup of the latest and greatest in the cross-sector space! This week’s Scoop

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The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 5, 2015

With June upon us, it’s tough to sit inside at a desk all day and remain engaged and passionate about the work on the screen in front of

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The CSR Scoop - 5/29/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/29/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 29, 2015

As we close out the hectic springtime months and look towards a (slightly) calmer summer timetable, professionals across the sectors are hoping to use the extra time to reflect on

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The CSR Scoop - 5/15/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/15/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 15, 2015

The debate is on! This week, a number of industry thought leaders reflected on today’s shifting business and social landscape and raised a few bold, controversial points. As

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The CSR Scoop - 5/08/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/08/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 8, 2015

“CSR is a current world view and one that needs to be embraced.” We heard message loud and clear this week in in political blogs, HR reports, generational

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The CSR Scoop - 5/01/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/01/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 1, 2015

We were excited to see interesting discourse this week on a number topics near and dear to our hearts: cross-sector solutions, evolving business standards and strategies, purpose-driven careers, volunteer engagement,

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The CSR Scoop - 4/24/2015

The CSR Scoop - 4/24/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Apr 24, 2015

Volunteer Week may have officially ended on April 18th, but chatter from the corporate and nonprofit sectors this week kept volunteering at the forefront of the CSR discussion. The scoop

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The CSR Scoop - 4/17/2015

The CSR Scoop - 4/17/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Apr 17, 2015

Common Impact is excited to launch a new weekly blog series: The CSR Scoop. Every Friday, we’ll be sharing the scoop on corporate citizenship, employee engagement, skills-based volunteerism,

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The Power of Corporate Volunteerism

The Power of Corporate Volunteerism

By Danielle Holly | Mar 31, 2015

On March 25th, The Boston Globe published the article “Corporate Volunteers can be a burden for nonprofits.”  Its central argument: corporate volunteers are an ineffective resource for

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