Corporate Volunteering : The Top 7 Requests & the Bad, Better & Best Responses workshop

Fashion Takes Action presents: The CSR Strategy for Apparel Series
May 3, 2010 3:00 PM ET

Fashion Takes Action (FTA) presents The CSR Strategy for Apparel Series:

Designing Easy & Rewarding Employee Volunteer Programs; facilitated by Chris Jarvis

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WHEN: Friday, May 14, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: MaRS Centre for Collaboration, Room 3, Toronto, Ontario

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) April 3, 2010 - Fashion Takes Action (FTA) presents The CSR Strategy for Apparel Series on Friday, May 14th, hosted at the MaRS Discovery District, Toronto.

Topic: Designing Easy & Rewarding Employee Volunteer Programs -  facilitated by Chris Jarvis

Business of all shapes and sizes are eagerly getting into employee volunteering programs. Most often, team building through social and environmental responsibility is the motivation; however, even with best intentions, not every strategy is successful.

In morning and afternoon sessions, Chris Jarvis of Realized Worth, will guide you and your colleagues through the obstacles of employee volunteering and demonstrate, through case studies and action planning, how to turn them to your advantage for an easy and rewarding strategy.

Session 1: Creating Outstanding Volunteer Experiences (9:00 - 12:00)

Session 2: Bad, Better & Best: The Basics of Employee Volunteering (1:00 - 4:00)

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About Chris Jarvis:

Chris Jarvis is the Senior Consultant for Realized Worth located in Toronto, Canada. His expertise is in designing and implementing Employee Volunteer Programs. Over the past 20 years, Chris has worked alongside NPO's across North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia utilizing a model that elevates volunteerism from a task-oriented activity to a transformative experience.

About Fashion Takes Action:

We envision a future fashion industry that has sustainability stitched in to every garment, shoe and accessory, from fibre to finish. We empower our members and the industry-at-large with the tools, ideas and community to create prosperity through positive social and environmental change.

This is worked out through the values of social and environmental integrity, profitable and innovative business practices, transparent operations and communications and good design. FTA strives to help our members save time and make money, all the while strengthening their triple bottom line: people, planet, profit.

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