The CSR Food for Thought series is a roundup of recent news from around the web, presented to you in one bite-sized post.
Creating Value by Investing in Community Involvement
From Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship:
In a preview of their current research, BCCCC reports, “More than 90 percent of companies identified increased employee engagement as one of the top three benefits of their volunteer programs.”
Check out this article for more stats that prove the benefits of your employee volunteer program.
Kickstarter Wants to Become a Model for Socially Responsible Corporations
From Huffington Post:
In a voluntary and virtually unprecedented move (in the tech industry at least), Kickstarter has dropped its “Inc.” and reincorporated itself as a public benefit corporation.
New Cone Research Confirms Millennials More Engaged in CSR, But That’s Not All
From Cone Communications:
Yes, it’s another study on millennials and CSR. But this one finally looks at different subsets of the millennial generation and how they interact with companies, brands and causes in unique ways.
Want more on millennials? Check out this reflection on The 2015 Millennial Impact Report all about workplace volunteering.
TWC Sets New Goal to Reduce Carbon by 30 Percent
From 3BL Media:
In addition to running a stand-out employee volunteer program, TWC is surpassing sustainability goals left and right. We couldn’t be prouder to have them as a client.
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