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How To Increase Employee Participation with Volunteer Programs

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One of the greatest benefits of having a corporate volunteer program is that it engages the workforce by providing a meaningful and valuable experience that gives back to the world. In fact, a recent CECP study found the most socially involved companies had a minimum of 50% employee participation in CSR efforts!

Kimberly-Clark Receives Two Ethical Corporation Impact Awards

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Kimberly-Clark social impact programs, With You She Can and Toilets Change Lives, were recognized as industry leaders at the 2019 Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards. The programs received the Community Impact and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Impact awards.

Engaging Millennials for Good

How T-Mobile engaged millennials through 2 creative giving campaigns
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Engaging millennial employees and customers is becoming more important than ever with this young, socially-conscious cohort soon comprising half of the entire workforce and a giant chunk of the consumer market. It’s no easy task when your employees are spread across hundreds of locations and call centers nationwide like T-Mobile’s are.

Aligning Business Purpose to the Sustainable Development Goals: Why Companies Should Put Social and Environmental Impact First

By Wilma Rodrigues, Saahas Zero Waste Founder and CEO
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These days I am often introduced as a social entrepreneur. I am not sure this tag enthuses me:  I believe that the original purpose for setting up an industry or business is public good and by that measure all businesses should be social businesses.  

Unfortunately in the last century, shareholder value became the dominant narrative for a successful business. Consequently today the management and employees in companies are driven by profitability above everything else.

CEO Bryan de Lottinville and 20 Execs From Benevity’s Client Community Named to Top 100 CSR Influence Leaders List

Assent Compliance Adds to Groundswell of Recognition for Companies Making Positive Social Impact Through Their Core Business Strategy
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CALGARY, AB, September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today congratulated 20 executives from its client community, as well as CEO Bryan de Lottinville, for being named to Assent Compliance’s 2019 Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leader list.

Green City Growers Founder and CEO Jessie Banhazl Named 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellow

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September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Jessie Banhazl, founder and CEO of the Massachusetts-based urban agriculture company Green City Growers (GCG), is one of 13 recipients of the 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellowship. Created in 1953, the fellowship sends mid-career professionals to countries around the world to learn best practices that they can apply to communities and companies in the United States.

Green City Growers Names Christopher Grallert as Company President

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SOMERVILLE, Mass., August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Green City Growers (GCG) has announced the promotion of Christopher Grallert to the position of Company President. According to GCG’s CEO and Founder Jessie Banhazl, “Chris’s extensive background in business management, agricultural systems, fresh produce, and operations, combined with his vision of what future food systems can look like, make him a great fit to lead the company through the next phase of growth.”

Watch Recorded Webinar: Evolving Your Preferred NPO Strategy for More Employee Choice

How can you offer the greatest choice, maximize matching opportunities, and still align preferred causes? Listen to learn more.
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Over $5 Billion is raised through workplace giving annually. But today’s workforce has evolved to expect more options and transparency from corporate giving programs. When charitable choice is given, employee participation increases. But how do you align your preferred causes with current NPO partners, with expanded choices employees are looking for? Add to that, 84% of donors say they’re more likely to give if a match is offered, yet $5-$7 Billion in matching gift funds goes unclaimed every year.

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: Capacity Commons Edition

In this issue: The launch of Capacity Commons, social impact projects at work, new Board members and more!
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Skills-based volunteerism has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, but pro bono support can be harder to come by in certain regions of the U.S. Even where it is easily accessible, social impact organizations sometimes need help in creating and managing successful skilled volunteer projects. 

Evolving Your Preferred NPO Strategy for More Employee Choice

Register for our webinar with Lori Gibson from BNY Mellon and Nita Kirby from CyberGrants on August 6th at 1pm Eastern
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By Pete Karns, VP Operations

Over $5 Billion is raised through workplace giving annually. But today’s workforce has evolved to expect more options and transparency from your corporate giving programs. When charitable choice is given, employee participation increases. But how do you align your preferred causes with current NPO partners such as the United Way, with expanded choices employees are looking for? How can you offer the greatest choice, maximize matching opportunities, and still align preferred causes?

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