Creating Engagement Opportunities in Our Communities
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In honor of National Philanthropy Day, November 15, global water company Pentair celebrates its employees around the world that have rallied together as "Team Pentair." Pentair believes the passions and contributions of its 10,000 employees are important, and encourages and rewards employee-led involvement through Team Pentair, the company’s philanthropic engagement program.
By Michael Stroik, Director, 3Mgives and Vice President, 3M Foundation
3M benchmarks annually against the world’s greatest companies to ensure we empower our people with game-changing community engagement programs. CECP recently released their annual report on trends in corporate community relations: Giving in Numbers 2019 Edition. CECP analyst and author, André Solórzano, spotlighted unique data indicating how companies are becoming more employee-centric in their quest to maximize social impact.
Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.
PSEG’s Power of One campaign, a yearlong, companywide initiative to celebrate volunteerism, launched in May. Since then, we have highlighted members of the PSEG workforce for their good deeds on the company’s Energize! blog and social media channels. We’ve also awarded thousands of dollars’ worth of grants from the PSEG Foundation in employees’ names to the organizations to which they give their time.
BALTIMORE, November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) has redefined its approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) by focusing on six dimensions that are central to the company’s mission of Investing to Improve Lives™
"We have long recognized that CSR plays a vital role in our mission. Today’s announcement signifies our focus on six areas in which we believe we can build momentum and make a meaningful difference,” said Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason.
In June, I traveled to Guatemala for the first time. The company’s Project SPAMMY® employee engagement trips had sounded interesting to me for some time, and I had heard great things from others who had gone on such trips. I decided to go, as I felt it would be a great opportunity to do some social good while spending time with my daughter, Karla, who was a college student.
I’d like to share about my experience on the trip and what I learned along the way.
How skills-based volunteering develops employee talent while making an impact
By Ashley Savageau | Manager, Community Relations
We’re focused on channeling the talents of Symantec employees to nonprofit organizations in need through our skills-based volunteer initiatives. Our engineers, salespeople, accountants, product managers, and others use their unique skill set to help nonprofits solve critical challenges, giving and receiving in the process.
Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.
By Alison Vultaggio, Associate Director, Corporate Leadership, CECP
Pro Bono service has been a cornerstone of corporate volunteerism for decades. As the kids would say, it’s the “OG” of skills based volunteerism.
As companies continue to refine their corporate responsibility strategies to 1. align more closely with business goals and 2. enhance the impact of the nonprofit organizations they support, pro bono service has shone stronger than ever as a win-win-win opportunity for the business, its employees and the communities they and their nonprofit partners serve.
Companies in top 25% of corporate giving each contributed $60 million or more in social investments
NEW YORK, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/— As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2019 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.