While more and more studies are being published that link employee engagement to volunteer experiences, Chris Jarvis of Realized Worth will tell you that too many companies are missing opportunities to truly engage their employees. Why? Because they are thinking about
LBG Canada has been represented in conversations about the potential of volunteering to contribute to the achievement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e. Impact 2030, for just over a year now. Chris Jarvis and the team at Realized Worth were founding partners of Impact 2030 in 2011 and continue to lead Impact 2030’s evolution.
ATLANTA and MIDLAND, Mich., March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This year, The Dow Chemical Company and Habitat for Humanity enter their 35th year of partnership and will add new technologies to help make communities healthier and homes more sustainable for families in need of decent and affordable housing.
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Companies across the globe are gatekeepers of a valuable experience for employees, providing support and resources for employees to take action and make a difference in the communities where they live and work.
As a corporate social responsibility leader you realize that providing volunteer opportunities and support can build morale, encourage team building, increase productivity and help to develop and build your company culture.
But what’s the best way to create or strengthen volunteer programs?
Having had the privilege to work with hundreds of enterprise companies — many of which are part of the Fortune 1000 — we're often asked about what works best when it comes to workplace giving programs. Companies want to know how to get the greatest social and business outcomes out of their programs and we want to help. The first and last thing to remember? The goal of your giving programs must be employee engagement. This may seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning because many programs aren’t designed with this goal in mind.
A year can seem like a long time, especially when you’re in the ever-evolving world of corporate social responsibility and volunteerism.
But before we start making our New Year’s resolutions and list of goals for 2017, let’s take a moment to look back. This top-ten list contains the most popular posts of 2016 published on our blog Volunteering is CSR, determined by number of views. My New Year’s prediction? That you’ll find some knowledge and tips in this list to carry you into 2017!