Crowd Sourcing CSR Metrics

By Bahar Gidwani

Sustainable Brands kindly invited me to speak at their Boston New Metrics ’14 conference.  They asked me to lead a panel called “Tapping the Crowd for Insights and Solutions: Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding, and the Personal Data Economy.”  I got to work with three experts: Gwen Nguyen, Cause Director, Indiegogo; Reki Hattori, CTO,

CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani Speaking at Sustainable Brand’s New Metrics ‘14


CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at Sustainable Brand’s New Metrics ‘14, September 24-25, 2014 in Boston, MA.  Bahar will be on a discussion panel, Tapping the Crowd for Insights and Solutions: Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding, and the Personal Data Economy, along with executives from:
Reki Hattori, CTO, Datacoup

Thomas Malone, Director, Climate Co-Lab

CSR International Crowdsources Research on the Future of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility

Calling All Sustainability Experts, Practitioners and Academics to Participate
Press Release

May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - To mark its five year anniversary, CSR International, an incubator for CSR 2.0 solutions, partnered with Convetit, an online stakeholder engagement platform, to conduct a global online study examining how CSR may evolve over the next five years or so.

The North Face Explore Fund Invites Community to Choose a Worthy Cause

The North Face opens voting on Facebook to give away $175,000 to non-profits
Press Release

ALAMEDA, CALIF., June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The North Face today announced that it has awarded Explore Fund grants of $2,500 to 30 projects dedicated to getting more youth outside and connected to nature. In addition to this $75,000 commitment, The North Face has chosen 10 organizations to be in the running to win up to $25,000 in grants. Beginning today, The North Face is inviting its community to vote on Facebook for the organization of their choice, giving fans a chance to be directly involved in supporting a great cause.

Meet the #GivingUnderTheInfluence Symposium Panelists: Marc Johnson, APCO Worldwide


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On April 24th, America's Charities is hosting #GivingUnderTheInfluence, a symposium focused on key trends, solutions, and strategies shaping the future of employee engagement and workplace giving. In this series of posts, we’ll introduce you to the panelists who will lead the #GivingUnderTheInfluence Symposium discussion.

The North Face Issues a Call for Explore Fund Applicants

Press Release

April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The North Face today announced the opening of the 2013 Explore Fund™grant-giving program, which will provide $250,000 in grants to support non-profit organizations that are connecting youth to the outdoors. In previous years, Explore Fund grants have been awarded of up to $2,500, but the 2013 grant cycle is upping the ante by offering grants of up to $25,000.

A Gift of Service

A New Business Helps Those in Crisis With Gifts of Service

Have you ever had your life stopped in its tracks by a sudden crisis?  Whether it is from illness, accident, a death in the family or one of life’s other challenges, most of us will run into a crisis at some point in our lives that throws us off the tracks.  Torn from your normal routine, you’re no longer able to take care of the normal everyday tasks like cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids, or walking the dog.  Well-meaning friends and family might send flowers or bake cookies, but this is probably not what you really need at a time like this.  What you really need is help getting

Voting for Good: Crowdsourced Philanthropy


By Kate Olsen and Allison McGuire 

What is crowdsourced philanthropy? These cause-marketing initiatives democratize the corporate grantmaking process by allowing both customers and employees to weigh in on where philanthropic dollars should be spent.    

What are 3 common campaign elements?

Digital Strategy for Good: Avoiding Cause Marketing Missteps [NEW NFG GUIDE]


By Kate Olsen

Today, Network for Good releases a new eGuide for corporations – Digital Strategy for Good: Avoiding Cause Marketing Missteps - 5 Cause KeyTrends.  In this eGuide, Network for Good provides an overview of 5 cause marketing trends shaping digital consumer engagement and provides interesting examples of how brands are putting them into practice to win the hearts of their consumers. 

Trends to Watch:


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