Here are 3 things companies are doing about it this charitable season.
Last year, we saw seismic shifts in the causes people supported as we also crossed the $400 billion giving mark for the first time. We saw more people and companies give more than ever before, which is heartening in what has felt like a time of tension, crisis and unprecedented natural and “man-made” disasters.
Yet despite these seemingly huge numbers, most Americans are only half as charitable as they intend.
The recent BSR and GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business 2018survey is a great testament to the progress of corporate action on sustainability and provides insight into how companies are preparing for the next 10 years as they respond to a rapidly changing world. It includes responses from business leaders representing 152 global companies—more than 60 percent of BSR’s global membership network.
Video release marks start of the fifth annual Allstate Foundation Purple Purse® Challenge to benefit domestic violence survivors
NORTHBROOK, Ill., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation, today debuted a public service announcement featuring tennis champion, philanthropist and Allstate Foundation Purple Purse program ambassador Serena Williams. Titled “Invisible Weapon,” the new video aims to bring awareness to financial abuse, a controlling tactic frequently used by domestic violence abusers and one of the primary reasons victims stay in or return to abusive relationships.
More companies are taking an employee-centric approach to their CSR programs with three key social impact trends in mind that help engage more people, maximize their impact and foster compelling, purpose-driven workplace cultures.
Check out our infographic to find out what these three trends are and how you can leverage them to do even more good this charitable season and beyond.
As corporate philanthropy and CSR initiatives experiment with new and more strategic ways to maximize impact on the issues they care about, organizations are increasingly making internal changes.
Earlier this year, FSG published Being the Change – a report on how foundations are changing internally to create greater impact externally. The report featured stories shared by 114 leaders and staff from over 50 organizations that are taking on different approaches to creating social change.
Subaru of America, Inc. CIO to Help Lead Technology-Focused Youth Development Organization
CAMDEN, N.J.. October 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hopeworks, a nonprofit youth training and development organization, has announced that it has elected Brian Simmermon to its Board of Directors. Simmermon is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Subaru of America, Inc. In his role as a member of the Board, Simmermon will be responsible for developing a strategic vision for the organization and providing oversight.
We’ve seen a big trend this year with leading CSR programs shifting their approach to doing good by putting their people at the center—and they’re driving more employee engagement and social impact as a result. How are they doing it?
Watch our recent webinar, “Doing Good Looks Different in 2018,” to learn how these companies are maximizing their impact by leveraging three key ingredients: responsiveness, democratization and inclusivity.
When a company asks employees to volunteer, there is a tendency to lean heavily on community impact as a benefit. Impact is certainly a benefit to the community, and a desired result. Yet, there are plenty of benefits to the individual volunteer that CSR practitioners can leverage to engage employees more effectively in volunteerism. One of the most significant benefits is the effect volunteering has on personal health and well-being.