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” [...]

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 [...]

July 24, 2019|

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

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 - I’ve spent a lot of time in my career building models and strategies that deliver results ranging from reputation [...]

June 24, 2019|

Is chasing the money losing the mission?

Is chasing the money losing the mission? BY:  Peter Dudley, Chief Development Officer, Cancer Support Community - 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 [...]

June 24, 2019|

Ready, Set, Hire!

Ready, Set, Hire! BY:  Jessica Rafuse, Senior Program Manager for NGO Engagement within the Office of the Chief Accessibility Officer at Microsoft - 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 [...]

April 25, 2019|

My Actions To Achieve a More Sustainable Future

My Actions To Achieve a More Sustainable Future BY:  Jerome Tennille, MSL, CVA, Manager of Volunteerism for Marriott International - 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 [...]

January 22, 2019|

Employee Centered Corporate Social Responsibility

Employee Centered Corporate Social Responsibility BY: Gary R. Levante, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Berkshire Bank - 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 [...]

January 14, 2019|

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

A better answer: Women and the critical role of career sponsors BY:  Katya Andresen, SVP Card Customer Experience at Capital One - 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 [...]

December 10, 2018|

The nasty thing that undermines your management

The nasty thing that undermines your management BY:  Bea Boccalandro, founder and president of VeraWorks - 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 [...]

December 4, 2018|

No One Carries Around a Thesaurus in Their Back Pocket

No One Carries Around a Thesaurus in Their Back Pocket BY:  Romana Rolniak, Walmart, Inc. - 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 [...]

November 28, 2018|