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April 3, 2011: International News From the Field

on Sun, 04/03/2011 - 00:00

3 April: The Global Corporate Volunteer Council (GCVC) established its GCVC Global Corporate Volunteer Research Project to create new knowledge that will "help global companies extend and strengthen their employee volunteer programs; and help companies and their nonprofit partners strengthen employee volunteering worldwide."

The research project draws on the experience, perspective and insights of leaders in corporate volunteering worldwide. There are two components – the Global Companies Study and the State of Health Study - and results were reported at the IAVE World Volunteer Conference in Singapore in January 2011.

Available now is the 19-page Executive Report, titled "The State of Health of Corporate Volunteering," which can be downloaded for free in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian. It highlights the major learning of the studies to "disseminate them quickly and efficiently to a broad audience. Additional products will be released throughout 2011 – a full research report, online resources and a book."

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