Finally, the data to support what we've intuitively known for years about the true value of corporate giving. By taking an employee engagement approach to workplace giving and volunteering programs, companies can not only achieve greater social impact—they can drive additional business value through increased employee retention, too.
A top female exec in the energy industry shares her initial doubts about a career in the field, explains why she’s so glad she took the leap and urges others to do the same.
by AnnetteClayton, CEO and President, North America Operations; CSCO, Schneider Electric
Growing up on a small farm, there was an “all hands on deck” mentality, where we did everything ourselves. I inherited an engineering mindset by watching things being pulled apart, repaired and reassembled. The more I investigated their inner workings, the more I became hooked. Working through college and grad school, I earned engineering degrees before deciding where to take my career.
For nearly two decades, Alliance Data has supported nonprofits like My Possibilities (MP), a Plano-based for cause organization designed to provide adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) the opportunity to continue their education. Our support of MP goes beyond the role of traditional corporate partner, as we’ve played a leading role in transforming the organization, catapulting it into a position that virtually guarantees its ability to deliver on its mission not just in the years to come, but in the decades to come.
By Courtney Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
Over the course of the past year, CECP has, with support of the Walmart Foundation, led an inquiry into the role and current practice of companies integrating Diversity and Inclusion into their Corporate Social Engagement efforts. This effort has been propelled by a questioning of the role of companies in the midst of rising inequality, racial tensions, and social movements such as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter, among others.
At a recent Cultivating Confidence Conversation in Detroit, Executive Chairman Rick Goings shared that inclusivity is essential for your business and society. Tupperware Brands is a leading voice within the community promoting the acceleration and confidence of women. However, according to Goings, “There is still more we could do to recruit and activate a more diverse corporate workforce.” Inclusion within the workplace increases success and makes the vision a reality.
Turnover is reduced by 57 percent for employees actively engaged in company giving and volunteering efforts
CALGARY, Canada, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ -Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the results of the Benevity Engagement Study, an analysis of the link between participation in corporate Goodness programs and employee retention within a large cohort of Fortune 1000 companies.
Porsche White and why she wants everyone to belong
By Mary Burich
Tommy Swearingen has the privilege of meeting a lot of employees in his job as human resources manager at MegaMex Foods. Even so, he remembers vividly the day in 2008 when Porsche White crossed his path. What’s more, in the years since their first meeting, he’s been able to watch her make a difference in the life of Hormel Foods and perhaps more important, in the lives of its workers.