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

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|

How to get a job in corporate social responsibility

By: Amanda Ponzar, Chief Communications & Strategy Officer for Community Health Charities; How to get a job in corporate social responsibility -Ah, the elusive corporate social responsibility (CSR) job – getting paid to give away money and make the world a better place, sought-after as a speaker, feted by community leaders. Originally, these prized roles [...]

January 17, 2020|

The Unashamed Guide to Virtual Management: Tips for Engaging Virtual Employees

By: Ben Bisbee, Creative Strategy Coach and Author; The Unashamed Guide to Virtual Management: Tips for Engaging Virtual Employees -According to Global Workplace Analytics, 4.7 million employees now work from home at least half the time. Virtual or work-at-home employment, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 173 percent since 2005, nearly 11 times faster [...]

January 17, 2020|

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? - “Corporate policy prohibits us from funding staff or operational expense. We only fund programs.” I was speaking with a community affairs manager of a major company this morning, and they told me their company’s particular version of the [...]

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|