CSR Center Resources2020-08-06T17:45:57+00:00

The McPherson Memo Live with Sesame Workshop

The McPherson Memo Live with Sesame Workshop By: Susan McPherson, Founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies Susan McPherson, CSR expert,  hosts #McPhersonMemoLive Chat on Facebook Live. This discussion is with Sherrie Westin — President of Social Impact and Philanthropy at Sesame Workshop. They discuss the organization’s crucial work supporting the mental health of families and [...]

August 4, 2020|

Creating Purpose During the Pandemic – Moving from “Me” to “We”

By: Akhtar Badshah, PhD. Chief Catalyst, Catalytic Innovations Group;  Creating Purpose During the Pandemic – Moving from "Me" to "We" How “bridging networks” can bring communities together for the common good The year 2020 has been like no other.  I am looking out of my window seeing blue skies and blue water in the Pacific [...]

August 3, 2020|

5 Ways Your Company Can Advocate for Racial Justice

By: Danielle Holly, CEO for Common Impact; 5 Ways Your Company Can Advocate for Racial Justice - As the world continues to mourn and protest the brutal injustice of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others, as well as the systemic inequities faced by the Black community and other people [...]

July 20, 2020|

Your 2020 CSR Reading List

By: Marcy Twete, Founder and CEO for Marcy Twete Consulting; Your 2020 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Reading List - For the last two years, I've published an annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability reading list (see 2018 and 2019 at these links), and I'm delighted to be back with my list of recommendations for 2020. As I said two years [...]

July 13, 2020|

The Collaboration Challenge

By: Michael Bzdak, PhD, Global Director, Employee Engagement for Johnson & Johnson; The Collaboration Challenge: Global Partnerships to Achieve Global Goals - As capitalism is being re-invented and the voices of multiple stakeholders are becoming more prevalent and demanding, it is the perfect time for the private sector to embrace large-scale collaboration and a shared [...]

July 13, 2020|

The Impact of Environmental, Social And Governance

By: Timothy J. McClimon, Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for American Express; The Impact of Environmental, Social And Governance (ESG) Issues On Companies Today - As Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) morphs into Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for many companies, there is growing evidence that ESG policies and practices have a positive impact [...]

July 13, 2020|

Virtual Skills-Based Volunteering

By: Danielle Holly, CEO for Common Impact; Virtual Skills-Based Volunteering: Accelerating recovery from COVID-19 - The State of the Social Sector COVID-19 has created unprecedented health and financial upheavals across the country. Nonprofits are stepping up with determination, selflessness and creativity, many of them providing essential services for those who are hardest hit and have [...]

June 24, 2020|

The Top 10 List: Lessons from Covid for Businesses

The Top 10 List: Lessons from Covid for Businesses By: John Friedman, Manager, Sustainability for WGL; Businesses have had to rethink their commitment to employee well-being and need to still ‘get the job done’ — including teleworking, staggered shifts, etc. Many have learned that productivity and morale (when they demonstrate caring over profits) increase. We [...]

June 5, 2020|

Learnings from Remote Experience: Work It Like a Deaf Person

By: Leah Katz-Hernandez for Microsoft; Learnings from Remote Experience: Work It Like a Deaf Person - Hello! In 2010, I was a young woman living her dream of a career in public service, with a special passion for making complex information easily accessible and understood. I never even imagined that my passion for clear communication [...]

April 1, 2020|

How to Keep the Flame and Not Be Seen as a Torch Bearer

By: John Friedman, Manager, Sustainability for WGL; How to Keep the Flame and Not Be Seen as a Torch Bearer -  Most businesses recognize the need to adapt in order to maintain their ability to meet changes in the market, the political environment, and public needs. At the same time, however, they are keenly aware [...]

January 29, 2020|
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