UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
This March, the Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation will be convening the 4th annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Singapore. This invitation-only summit is a dedicated forum that draws both corporate social responsibility leaders and pro bono provider organizations belonging to the Global Pro Bono Network. These representatives from countries like China, Greece, Egypt, France, and India, come together for conversations, commitments, and partnerships that fuel the pro bono movement globally. Follow us in Singapore at #GPBS16

CECP WEBINAR
Pro Bono Service: Increase Your Company's Non-Cash Giving 

Join CECP and Taproot Foundation on this webinar to learn more about how pro bono service is different from skills-based volunteering, and how your company can use the   2015 Pro Bono Valuation Guide to calculate your employees' time and increase your company's societal investments.

Details: February 8th 2:00-2:45pm ET



Take part in the 2016 Giving in Numbers Survey which will inform this year's CECP Giving in Numbers report. The report provides in-depth analysis of corporate giving trends, which companies rely on to benchmark their work and enhance their strategies.  This research would not be possible without leading global company participants.

SETTING YOUR 2016 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY GOALS
Corporate social responsibility isn't only for Fortune 500 companies with a big staff and a bigger budget. "Doing good" is about using all of your corporate resources to positively affect society. 
Resources include your time, talent, product, profits, or equity.  As we all plan for what's ahead in 2016, we're sharing the four things you can do right now to get your company on the right track toward impactful corporate social responsibility in 2016.

Ready to get inspired and set your goals?  READ MORE HERE  
HIGH-IMPACT PRO BONO IN ONE DAY
Photo Credit:  Connor Radnovich  The Chronicle
Pro bono programs come in many shapes and sizes - from loaned employee models, to team-based part time multi-month projects, to discreet engagements that are scoped out to take place in one day. The SF Chronicle recently published a great piece that highlights a highly impactful one day pro bono marathon that Taproot facilitated in partnership with Kaiser Permanente. 

Interested in hearing more about this program and what Kaiser volunteers had to say? READ ON HERE 
WHY DID 300 PROJECT MANAGERS #SCOPEFORCHANGE ON MLK DAY?
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?" In answer to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s call, over 300 project managers and subject matter experts in marketing, finance, strategy, HR, and IT committed their day to use their own talents for others at the Project Management Day of Service Pro Bono Lab. This one-day event connected 134 DC-metro area nonprofit leaders to resources that helped them address pressing capacity building problems facing their organizations. The event concluded with inspiring remarks from Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

HERE'S why the Administrator and so many others chose to #ScopeForChange this MLK Day.  
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ENGAGE TECH TALENT IN PRO BONO?
Engaging tech talent to create social change is a hot topic. But what exactly does "tech" mean and how specifically can this talent support the development of nonprofit capacity?  Check out our recent blog exploring specific examples of the impact "tech talent" can have supporting tech at nonprofits. Read more about nonprofits' need for investment in technology across leadership, staff and strategy, and find out how pro bono support from tech employees can support these investments.

READ ON HERE 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: NEW RESOURCES FOR CSR AND HR 
Pro Bono + Talent Development Roadmap:  Your guide to get program planning and design started at your company. Use tested frameworks, templates, and best practices to bring your program to life. 

Pro Bono + Talent Development Webinar Recording: Hear a recording of the webinar that includes step-by-step guidance on how to use this new tool, and turn theory into practice by learning from Macquarie Group's dynamic case study. 
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