Our History

PYXERA Global envisions a world in which individuals, organizations, and institutions from different points on the globe converge to address complex challenges through sustainable and mutually beneficial efforts. For a quarter century, PYXERA Global has been working to improve lives and build capacity of individuals and institutions around the world. Today, our work is guided by our commitment to design and implement solutions that achieve real-world goals through approaches that inspire, enrich, and endure.

Insights

Deirdre White and Amanda MacArthur named as Exemplary Leaders in CSR for 2014

Corporate responsibility, sustainability, and shared value practices all require strong leadership. It’s easy to remain business-as-usual and CR requires innovative and creative thinking,...

12/28/2014 at 01:53PM

Employees Lend Skills to Detroit Nonprofits

In the U.S., individuals, corporations and foundations donated an estimated $335 billion to nonprofits in 2013, the highest dollar amount in American history...

12/10/2014 at 02:13PM

Giving Thoughts: The State of Global Pro Bono

Read Giving Thoughts: The State of Global Pro Bono. Employee engagement is an oft-cited challenge for large corporations, already overtaxed by an increasingly competitive landscape,...

12/18/2014 at 01:35PM

Employees Lend Skills to Detroit Nonprofits

In the U.S., individuals, corporations and foundations donated an estimated $335 billion to nonprofits in 2013, the highest dollar amount in U.S. history,...

12/22/2014 at 10:03AM

The Growing Popularity of Pro Bono

"It was an extremely intense time," recalls pro bono volunteer Nadine Ebert. "You have people around you 14 hours a day and you...

12/17/2014 at 03:30PM

U.S. businesses are ignoring some of the world’s best investment opportunities

By 2030, Africa’s middle class will grow by 3 billion. And those spenders will pour an additional $400 billion into consumer goods and...

08/07/2014 at 09:58AM

BENCHMARKING SURVEY: Corporate Global Pro Bono: State of the Practice

Over the past five years, PYXERA Global has conducted an annual benchmarking survey of the state of the practice of Global Pro Bono...

08/28/2014 at 10:45AM

ABOUT US: PYXERA Global Brochure

PYXERA Global creates groundbreaking partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors that leverage the unique attributes of each to create shared value and...

08/20/2014 at 04:43PM

Leadership for Sustainability: It’s About Boards

Multinational corporations that are leading the way in solving global challenges show us how essential it is for the board of directors to...

01/15/2015 at 09:39AM

Volunteerism: A tribute to US business and professional goodwill ambassadors

Two centuries ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, the French historian and author of “Democracy in America,” recognized and applauded U.S. voluntary action on behalf...

12/10/2014 at 02:31PM

What the global community learned about #DoingMore

Over the past six months, volunteer sending organizations and volunteers around the world have used #DoingMore to engage in honest conversation about the...

12/10/2014 at 01:44PM

TIME Magazine Honors ‘A Ragged Army of Volunteers’ That Needs Your Help — 3 Quick Ways to Support the Ebola Fighters

It’s not often that TIME magazine names volunteers as its Persons of the Year. But last week, TIME honored the “ragged army of...

12/17/2014 at 10:45AM

George H.W. Bush Congratulates PYXERA Global on 25th Anniversary

In 1990, during his University of South Carolina commencement speech, President George H.W. Bush announced the formation of the Citizens Democracy Corps. Twenty-five...

01/20/2015 at 01:55PM

BORDERLESS: A Global Engagement Community

This month, PYXERA Global is launching a new initiative that brings together the myriad of organizations and individuals that have helped forge our...

01/20/2015 at 10:39AM

Celebrating 25 Years of Purposeful Global Engagement

This year, PYXERA Global turns 25! To celebrate this incredible milestone, we sat down with our CEO, Deirdre White, to talk about what...

01/20/2015 at 10:13AM

Joint Initiative for Village Advancement Yields New Possibilities in Rural India

In September 2011, Sam Allen, Deere & Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, led a team from John Deere in a week-long corporate...

01/22/2015 at 02:53PM

The Joint Initiative for Village Advancement Tests Models for Effective Development in Rural India

What makes a development project successful? I ask myself this question each day I spend designing and managing projects. Development certainly isn’t easy,...

01/22/2015 at 12:25PM