How to create greater social impact through stakeholder input
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It’s no secret that corporate giving profoundly benefits both communities and business outcomes. What’s lesser known is that by giving your stakeholders — your employees, customers and partners — a say in how you direct your philanthropic dollars, your impact can go even deeper.
Stakeholder philanthropy is quickly gaining traction, and with it comes a new approach to corporate giving. In this webinar, you’ll learn how purpose-driven brands are involving more of their stakeholders in decisions over which causes receive funding and the difference it’s making.
Lessons for the Corporate and Philanthropic Sectors
FSG's Chirlie Felix, Gabriella Cova, and Maria Marta Habich recently attended the 2022 Devex World Conference. In their new blog, they share critical lessons for how everyone can help in building equitable systems in our changing global landscape.
This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.
CSR and social impact expert Susan McPherson talks about her new book, The Lost Art of Connecting, and signature “gather, ask, do,” method for meaningful networking and lasting business relationships. She and host Danielle Holly discuss the Great Resignation and how employees having more power will democratize companies’ approaches to CSR. Plus, Susan explains why even though companies are not moving as quickly as they need to on social and environmental issues, we should be encouraging – not disparaging – those that are making efforts to deliver on their goals.
The Booz Allen Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to convening diverse stakeholders to solve complex social issues, is committed to addressing the world’s toughest problems—including a global pandemic.
Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact & Volunteerism at Marriott International, joins host Danielle Holly for a dynamic conversation on the state of volunteering and employee engagement. Jerome shares how Marriott, a major figure in the hospitality industry that was hit so hard by COVID-19, has reimagined service for the current moment by taking it online, but also his perspective that the future of volunteering is not virtual.
By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.
We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.