CSR Center Resources2019-09-14T01:58:14+00:00

Going Beyond Traditional Volunteerism and Engagement

By: Dan Kamins, Director of Employee Engagement and Volunteerism at MetLife; Going Beyond Traditional Volunteerism and Engagement - Over the last decade, Sustainability – or Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Citizenship, ESG Management, or any one of the myriad terms meaning the same thing – has shifted from being a “nice-to-have” to a “must-do” for companies. Sustainability, [...]

September 20, 2019|

Corporate Volunteerism: Thinking “Strategic” Isn’t Enough My Friends

By: Jerome Tennille, MSL, CVA, Manager of Volunteerism for Marriott International; Corporate Volunteerism: Thinking “Strategic” Isn’t Enough My Friends - In what’s becoming a series of posts by Meridian Swift (a renowned leader in the field of volunteer engagement) it’s suggested non-profit volunteer engagement professionals create more strategy to better engage companies in what’s coined “corporate volunteerism”. She’s [...]

July 24, 2019|

21st Century Corporate Citizenship: A Practical Guide to Delivering Value to Society and Your Business

By:  Dave Stangis, Vice President-Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer for Campbell Soup Company; 21st Century Corporate Citizenship: A Practical Guide to Delivering Value to Society and Your Business - I’ve spent a lot of time in my career building models and strategies that deliver results ranging from reputation management and risk reduction to brand [...]

June 24, 2019|

Is chasing the money losing the mission?

By:  Peter Dudley, Chief Development Officer, Cancer Support Community; Is chasing the money losing the mission? - In what’s becoming a series of posts by Meridian Swift (a renowned leader in the field of volunteer engagement) it’s suggested non-profit volunteer engagement professionals create more strategy to better engage companies in what’s coined “corporate volunteerism”. She’s correct. Corporate volunteerism [...]

June 24, 2019|

Ready, Set, Hire!

By:  Jessica Rafuse, Senior Program Manager for NGO Engagement within the Office of the Chief Accessibility Officer at Microsoft; Ready, Set, Hire! - A recently released study of 140 U.S. companies found that those who embrace best practices for employing and supporting more persons with disabilities in their workforce outperform their peers. These companies are [...]

April 25, 2019|

My Actions To Achieve a More Sustainable Future

By:  Jerome Tennille, MSL, CVA, Manager of Volunteerism for Marriott International; My Actions To Achieve a More Sustainable Future - Ghandi once said “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not [...]

January 22, 2019|

Employee Centered Corporate Social Responsibility

By: Gary R. Levante, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Berkshire Bank; Employee Centered Corporate Social Responsibility - I’ve always been a big believer in the power of people. Call me optimistic, but I think people naturally want to make the world a better place. They want to help those around them achieve success. As [...]

January 14, 2019|

A better answer: Women and the critical role of career sponsors

By:  Katya Andresen, SVP Card Customer Experience at Capital One; A better answer: Women and the critical role of career sponsors - At a recent speech I was asked about the role of sponsorship in women's career paths. I responded that I considered it a moral imperative to sponsor other women and for leaders to [...]

December 10, 2018|

The nasty thing that undermines your management

By:  Bea Boccalandro, founder and President of VeraWorks; The nasty thing that undermines your management - Imagine that a vicious competitor secretly installed an evil device in your company’s lobby. Without workers knowing, the contraption zaps away half their motivation and productivity. Perky people approach the building, but wilted workers arrive at your meeting. Guess [...]

December 4, 2018|

No One Carries Around a Thesaurus in Their Back Pocket

By:  Romana Rolniak, Walmart, Inc; No One Carries Around a Thesaurus in Their Back Pocket - When you were in school, did you have little tricks that you used on your papers to try to get a better grade? Did you increase the margins, double space after periods and do little things to your font [...]

November 28, 2018|