If you watch Shark Tank, you can picture the set up – an “X” prize competition for social good: bright lights, big stage, tough judges and even tougher questions. Enter our Points of Light team, pitching our idea for bringing more precision to the world of purpose-driven change.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Chances are that when you receive a package from UPS you don’t give a second thought to the complex logistics underway to deliver nearly 20 million packages a day. That’s because they’re experts. But UPS is also a company deeply dedicated to using that expertise to solve some of our world’s most pressing challenges.
A key pillar of Points of Light’s ServiceWorks program is using volunteerism as a pathway to college and career readiness. And there aren’t many better opportunities for program participants to gain firsthand experience and exposure to the value of service than Citi’s Global Community Day.
More than 60 leaders in corporate social responsibility, employee engagement, and volunteerism convened in Hong Kong on May 25, 2016, for the Points of Light Corporate Service Council Asia Meeting. Excitement in the air was palpable, as attendees explored opportunities for accelerating the impact of corporate citizenship in Asia.