Day: November 21, 2013

“We” vs. “They”

We spend a lot of time thinking, talking, and writing about why lawyers, law firms, and legal departments should do pro bono work. In case you need another reason, check out this research brief from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.  Their bottom line:  “Employee volunteer programs can engage employees emotionally and intellectually.” We often focus on the business case and “bottom line benefits” of pro bono and general corporate volunteerism, such as skills development, lower absenteeism, reduced turnover, and increased productivity.  This brief explores whether pro bono and corporate volunteering could “foster social identity and a strong sense

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