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Next Steps for the (Former) Members of the Business Advisory Councils

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

In the wake of yesterday’s collapse of the advisory councils assembled by Donald Trump, the question of which CEOs will stay and which will go is now moot. The core issues, however, remain, and the need for business leadership is stronger now than ever.

3 Ways Cisco is Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

by Tae Yoo
Blog

Humanitarian crises persist around the world. Natural disasters and human conflict displace millions each year. These devastating incidents deprive innocent people access to our most basic human needs: adequate shelter, food, and clean water.

Part of our Corporate Social Responsibility commitment is to empower nonprofits and social change agents worldwide to address these global challenges and positively impact the lives of 1 billion people by 2025.

Scotiabank New CSR Perspectives Series: Supporting Gender Equality through the HeForShe movement

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Gender equality remains a global issue and achieving equality requires an inclusive approach. Scotiabank is supporting the UN Women Solidarity Movement, HeForShe, with their efforts towards gender equality as one way for employees to advocate inclusion.  

Equip Students with Tools for Success Through a Gift for Teaching's Back-to-School Drive

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While Central Florida has seen a 1% decrease in its overall student population and number of homeless students in the area, the number of children in the free-and-reduced lunch program has risen by 2%. More children than ever need essential tools (like No. 2 pencils, loose-leaf paper, and crayons) to succeed in school. A Gift For Teaching is committed to providing these students with a head start for achievement by equipping them with school supplies.

Five Reasons to Register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a dynamic space—businesses of all sizes are constantly innovating and finding new ways to make an even greater impact in the communities where they operate. For CSR professionals, keeping up on these trends and best practices are crucial to both your professional growth and your ability to make a sustained impact through your work.  

As you consider your priorities for 2018—I encourage you to put your professional development at the top of that list.

Adobe Brings Design Thinking to Nonprofits in Need

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Last month, Adobe's Design and Sustainability & Social Impact teams joined forces to host two design thinking events benefitting nonprofit partners. The goals of these events, called Pro Bono Design Challenge, were threefold: to quickly generate design solutions for nonprofit partners, to spread the core tenets of design thinking internally, and to integrate the aptitudes and perspective of a diverse group of Adobe talent for social impact. And the results? Inspiring.

CSRHub Releases Third e-Book in How to Improve Your CSR Score Series

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CSRHub is pleased to release the third e-Book in the new series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, sponsored by Triple Pundit. “Telling Your Story... Is more disclosure better disclosure?" is now available for download.

Here is a taste of Book 3 of the series:

Growing Role for the Private Sector in the 2030 Agenda

How to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world?
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On 17 and 18 July, high-level representatives from United Nations member states, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss how to ‘eradicate poverty and promote prosperity in a changing world’.

Workplace Giving Campaign Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls to Avoid

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Potential Pitfalls to Avoid:

Pressure

Employees should be encouraged to give through education and motivation. At the same time, reassure them that it is okay not to give. The campaign is ultimately about choice, which includes the choice not to give. Even the smallest donations are appreciated. Remember, employees that don't give this year, are potential donors for the next.

Confidentiality

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