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Taproot Foundation & BMW Foundation Release 2017 Global Pro Bono Summit Recap

Getting the Triple Win, Exploring Multi-National Pro Bono Programs, and more

SOURCE: Taproot Foundation


The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good.

Together with the local host Social Entrepreneurs Agency (SEA), the Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation convened 95 representatives from pro bono intermediaries, corporations, foundations, and other pro bono champions. This year's Global Pro Bono Summit was held from March 7 - 10 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Topics included:

How to use Campaigns to mobilize communities ---> read more
Taproot Foundation explored their Campaign Framework for engaging communities in impactful pro bono service.

How pro bono service is impacting the Sustainable Development Goals ---> read more
Impact 2030 uncovered ways that organizations can tackle the SDGs through pro bono service.

How multi-national corporations can engage their regional employees in pro bono programs ---> read more
Volunteering Hungary and General Electric Hungary laid out the challenges and opportunities for corporations exploring and implementing global pro bono programming.

Getting the Triple Win in tri-sector partnerships ---> read more
Attendees dug into the six components of effective tri-sector partnerships that lead to triple wins for all involved.

Download the 2017 Global Pro Bono Summit Recap for these topics and more.

About the Taproot Foundation
Taproot Foundation, a U.S. based nonprofit, connects nonprofits and social change organizations with passionate, skilled volunteers who share their expertise pro bono. Taproot is creating a world where organizations dedicated to social change have full access—through pro bono service—to the marketing, strategy, HR, and IT resources they need to be most effective. Since 2001, Taproot’s skilled volunteers have served 4,600 social change organizations providing 1.5 million hours of work worth over $160 million in value. Taproot is located in New York City, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and Chicago and is leading a network of global pro bono providers in over 30 countries around the world.

About the BMW Foundation
The BMW Foundation brings together leaders from across communities, cultures, and countries to drive Social Innovation, promote Global Dialogue, and encourage Responsible Leadership. We are convinced that our approach breaks down barriers between politics, business, and civil society and allows society to benefit from the creativity and diversity that result from cross-sector collaboration.

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Taproot Foundation

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