Penguin Random House reports progress towards Creative Responsibility goals

Penguin Random House UK has published its second Creative Responsibility report, detailing progress towards our 2020 goals across four focus areas of Reading, Community, Inclusion and Sustainability. They launched our Creative Responsibility Manifesto in 2016, setting out a mission to help close the creativity gap – defined as the gap that exists because not everyone in society has an equal opportunity to meet their creative potential. The report is presented as a visual scrolling web page and features individual people as case studies to bring the impact of the programme’s…

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Crowe personnel volunteer 75,000 hours to honor firm’s 75th anniversary

As part of a yearlong 75th anniversary celebration, Crowe CEO Jim Powers challenged personnel to volunteer 75,000 hours in their communities, more than double the number of volunteer hours from the previous year. “Not only did our people meet the 75,000-hour challenge, they crushed it,” said Powers. “By the end of the challenge, we volunteered 82,000 hours, the equivalent of providing 39 full-time people at the nonprofits we served.” Two-thirds of personnel volunteered during the year, well above the industry norm of 31 percent. Using data from Independent Sector, the…

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