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

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|

Cross-Company Collaboration: Creating Regional Impact through Skills-Based Volunteering

By: Danielle Holly, CEO of Common Impact; Cross-Company Collaboration: Creating Regional Impact through Skills-Based Volunteering - As an organization focused on connecting talented business professionals with nonprofit organizations to build capacity for the social sector, Common Impact is excited to see an increased appetite for pro bono service across companies of all shapes and sizes. [...]

September 19, 2018|

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends You Should be Watching

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends You Should be Watching Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has evolved dramatically over the last decade. Most companies are no longer satisfied with just writing checks to charities or sponsoring events. Now, corporate leaders are aligning social impact and employee engagement with business objectives. That means measuring results and ensuring CSR and [...]

September 14, 2018|

A New Hope: Engaging New Employees in your CSR Efforts

By: Erin Gollhofer, Global CSR Consultant at Kimberly-Clark, Corp.; A New Hope: Engaging New Employees in your CSR Efforts - Why Millennials and Gen Z Matter It should come as no surprise that we’re living in strange times. I spend more time than I should glancing at Twitter, getting an unfortunate daily dose of intolerance, [...]

August 30, 2018|

Managing Results Is Half The Leaders’ Job

By: S. Chris Edmonds; Managing Results Is Half The Leaders’ Job - The other half? Managing workplace values - how people treat each other at work. What’s on your to-do list today? I’ll bet that “improving workplace relationships” isn’t on your list - but it’s something that all nonprofit executives and leaders should focus on [...]

August 30, 2018|

5 Steps For Successful Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships

Jerome Tennille, an employee engagement professional who specializes in volunteer management, recently presented “Corporate Social Responsibility – Making it Work for your Organization’s Volunteer Program” with candid recommendations for how companies and nonprofits can best align for mutual benefit. 5 Takeaways: Do your research first. Due diligence is critically important in understanding a company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) [...]

July 24, 2018|

Why Employee Engagement Matters

Employee engagement has never been more critical. Engaged employees are happier and 22% more productive (Harvard Business Review), yet most companies find employee engagement challenging. In fact, Gallup studies show 70% of U.S. workers are not engaged at work. Every company has three types of employees: engaged, not engaged, or actively disengaged. Engaged employees have a passion for [...]

July 17, 2018|