July 2021 Events

Check out these upcoming social impact webinars and events!

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July 14, 11:30 AM ET | The Listen Up! Show - July Edition: The Pros Talk Measurement: Finding the Real 'S' in Social Impact | Webinar

Understanding the importance of accountability towards achieving results and telling the story of impactful programming should be based on rigorous and verifiable data, for both CSR and ESG. Monitoring (measuring), and evaluation is not just about crunching numbers, analyzing indicators, and getting results. It's about knowing which questions to ask. For U.S. Agency for International Development, European Union, United Nations, private foundations such as the Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, investors, and other stakeholders, monitoring (measuring), evaluation, and learning is an essential element to achieving development goals, ensuring accountability to those in need, donors, improving ongoing and future projects and meeting the SDGs. Th RW Institute and Atlantic Corporate Volunteer Council welcome Nadine Ritcheson and Dr. Richard Columbia from P3 for Humanity to discuss how the corporate world can learn from the international development world to leverage to improve impact in a new era of CSR and ESG.

For more information and to register, click here.

 

July 14, 1 to 2 PM ET | Focus on Strategy: Reimagining Employee Volunteerism | Webinar

CECP Staying connected with employees even when they are working remotely has provided opportunities for companies to reimagine employee volunteerism. Join CECP’s session featuring a fireside chat between Team4Tech Co-Founder and Executive Director, Julie Clugage, and Adobe Senior Program Manager, CSR, Ashley Roberts Rhodes. Attendees will learn best practices in how companies can pivot their strategies to continue engaging employees in a meaningful way and discuss the future of employee volunteer programs.  

For more information and to register, click here.

 

July 14-16 | Points of Light Conference | Virtual Event

As we have seen over the past year, new ideas and innovative practices continue to emerge in response to a global pandemic and movements on human rights, social justice and racial equity. Together, we can forge deeper connections with our communities as we work to build a “better normal” and be an inspiration and resource for change around the world. The Points of Light Conference has long been a connector, strengthening the social sector by providing innovative ideas and resources that make it easier for people in communities across the globe to find opportunities to do good in new and meaningful ways; for businesses to share best practices and develop custom solutions to drive transformative change in the communities where their employees live and work; for nonprofits to collaborate and build capacity so they may better meet their missions; and to ensure that dedicated individuals and organizations are recognized for their commitment to taking action that improves the world.

For more information and to register, click here.


July 20, 1:00 to 2:30 PM ET | Trust-Based Philanthropy Virtual Summer Learning Series | Webinar

The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, in partnership with Philanthropy Missouri, Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania, and New Mexico Association of Grantmakers, Philanthropy Colorado, and Connecticut Council on Philanthropy are pleased to announce a three-part virtual series on the values and practices of what it means to be a trust-based grantmaker. While the journey of trust-based philanthropy can be at times uncomfortable, for many trust-based grantmakers, this journey IS our work. Why? Because in addition to offering more space and flexibility for nonprofits to focus their time and resources where they are most needed, it also helps funders learn more deeply about the efforts that we support. Join us for a summer learning series where we’ll unpack these benefits, dive deep into the six principles of trust-based philanthropy, and illuminate next steps in your trust-based philanthropy journey. Each session will include 60 minutes of presentations and discussion, followed by 30-minute small group breakouts where you’ll get to discuss and determine next steps on your own trust-based journey.

To view the recording from the first session and to register for this session, click here.

July 28, 2:00 PM ET | Supporting Global Employees Impacted by COVID-19 | Webinar

ACCP Presents welcomes Melissa Britton, Manager, Social Responsibility at Blackbaud and Amber Skalsky, VP, Community Engagement at PIMCO to present an educational webcast. Companies operating globally need to support their employees and communities around the world as they face the hardships from the impacts of COVID-19. The support required may look different as each country faces different issues. The world health organization estimates that 3.3 billion people in the global workforce are at risk of losing their livelihoods and that poses an existential threat to millions of enterprises. In the COVID-19 crisis food security, public health and employment and labor issues, in particular workers’ health and safety converge. Different forms of support are key. Many companies recognize the opportunity to build programs to support crisis response efforts and develop long-term sustainable goals to address the health, social and economic impacts of the pandemic. 

For more information and to register, click here.



If you’d like to add a relevant event, or update details for an existing entry, please reach out to cece@pointsoflight.org and be sure to include the date, location, brief summary and the corresponding link. 

Please note that the descriptions are summarized from the corresponding event’s website and do not necessarily reflect the views of Points of Light.

Katy Elder

Vice President, Business Innovation, Points of Light

A member of the Points of Light team since November 2012, Katy serves as Vice President, Business Innovation. She brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in employee volunteerism, community affairs and internal communications. After leading Points of Light’s corporate consulting practice for six years, she is now responsible for developing content and innovative learning opportunities to advance the corporate citizenship sector.
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