Volunteering

Surviving the crisis: How can companies support nonprofits in times of uncertainty?

These are testing times for many. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, nonprofit organisations are confronted with the depletion of their funding and increased demand for their services. This is creating a lot of uncertainty about the future, and many nonprofits are now facing a test for their survival. According to a FastCompany article, …

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Campus closed, hearts open: EHL community’s response to the COVID crisis

When the COVID confinement was first announced, the hospitality management school, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), shifted to remote learning in line with the authorities’ recommendations and to ensure the safety of its over 3,000 students and 500 staff, closing its three campuses. Among other key events, the school had planned its second annual Sustainability …

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Skill-sharing is caring: How Johnson & Johnson’s employees use their Talent for Good

Sharing one’s talents for good is not new to Johnson & Johnson (J&J)—it’s part of their DNA. J&J’s employee engagement program, Talent for Good, is built on the principle that people want to engage and help their communities in different ways. In doing so, employees also have an opportunity to develop themselves. Through this program, …

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Everything you need to know about skills-based volunteering (#1 – it’s virtual)

When you think of corporate volunteering, what comes to mind? A couple of months ago, it was probably tied to an annual community day or team building  to go out directly on the field, spending time physically present with beneficiaries or out on the terrain, like a river bank or natural park. In today’s world, this …

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