The Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability, advancing sustainability through partnership with the Centre for Responsible Business (India)
On 15th November, during the India and Sustainability Standards 2017 conference organized by Centre for Responsible Business, there was a high-level panel discussion on ‘towards strategies for the commons – pro-sustainability innovations in business models and strategies’, which was convened by Terry Nelidov, Managing Director, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan.
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A worldwide desire for more purpose at work spurs companies to take action
CALGARY, Canada, November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, has noted a trend of increased participation from companies in the #GivingTuesday movement.
Chance, fresh off his stint hosting “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, was at Michele Clark Magnet High School with President of Jewel-Osco Doug Cygan, who presented Chance’s Social Works organization with a $1 million check to benefit CPS.
Cygan said the check was the largest given out in Jewel-Osco history. The company, he said, wanted to donate to a charity it felt supported giving back to the community and supporting Chicago’s youth.
“I hope in this crowd there’s the next president of Jewel-Osco,” Cygan said.
Studies show that employees seek out companies that embody socially responsible values and provide an outlet for volunteering. You’ve checked those boxes yet can’t seem to get your employees to participate in your volunteer program.
#ShareATree social media campaign engages viewers to select and share trees to support the campaign through the holiday season
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The Arbor Day Foundation is partnering with NBCUniversal for the ninth annual "Green Is Universal" holiday campaign. NBCUniversal will support tree-planting efforts to promote recovery in disaster-stricken areas brought on by the 2017 hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. As part of the partnership, NBCUniversal has committed to placing 25,000 trees in the hands of homeowners in the affected areas.
Texas Roadhouse Aids Through Arbor Day Foundation’s Hurricane Tree Recover Campaign
LINCOLN, Neb., December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/– The Arbor Day Foundation announced today a five-year partnership with Texas Roadhouse as part of its newly launched Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign. Texas Roadhouse has committed funding towards the tree restoration efforts in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The initial phase of their $250,000 commitment will focus on planting and distributing trees in affected communities along the gulf coast.
In this video, Microsoft Philanthropies Director of Employee Engagement Karen Bergin reveals the strategies that elevated their company’s workplace giving and volunteering program to a record 74% participation rate (with 70,000 employees!).
A self-proclaimed "giver by nature", Karen equates their workplace giving program to gaining a new superpower: the power to double your impact.