However, ABV has also been running corporate volunteering (ICV) programs since 2008, developing three-way collaborative partnerships between the company, an in-country partner and ABV.
ABV is a leader in the delivery of ICV programs being one of four implementing partners of IBM’s Corporate Service Corps program – the world’s largest international corporate volunteering/pro bono program.
Read more about ABV’s role in the implementation of the IBM CSC program.
International Corporate Volunteering provides an opportunity for the private sector to mobilise the expertise of their staff to deliver international development solutions.
The benefits of corporate volunteering are threefold:
- to the in-country partners, providing pro bono support to local governments, businesses, education institutes and not-for-profit organisations
- to the participants, developing professional and leadership skills of future leaders, and
- to the company, providing insight into the emerging economies within which they work and an understanding of how to do business in culturally diverse market
For further information on ABV’s corporate volunteering programs contact us.