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

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|

Corporate Social Responsibility: Making It Work for Your Organization’s Volunteer Program

BY:  Jerome Tennille, MSL, CVA, Manager of Volunteerism for Marriott International Here are some tips from Jerome Tennille, Marriott International’s Manager of Volunteerism, Culture, and Business Councils, to ensure that your nonprofit leverages volunteer efforts to build successful partnerships with companies: If possible, avoid the unsustainable single day of service that [...]

September 25, 2018|

Health Benefits of Volunteering for the Employee Volunteer

By: Jessica Jenkins, Project Manager at Realized Worth; Health Benefits of Volunteering for the Employee Volunteer - There are many well-documented business benefits that spring from employee volunteering programs (EVPs). The CSR industry is becoming increasingly familiar with the value of EVPs, but there is another growing body of literature emerging about the benefits of EVPs for [...]

September 22, 2018|

The Science Behind Why Employee Giving & Volunteering Works

By: Chris Jarvis, Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, Realized Worth, Executive Director, RW Institute; The Science Behind Why Employee Giving & Volunteering Works - Typical human resource theory and practice has suggested that the best way to strengthen employee commitment is through benefit packages that appeal to the individual’s self-interested motives to receive. New research is [...]

September 20, 2018|