Congratulations, UnitedHealth Group! An Honor Well-Earned.

Since 2006, UnitedHealth Group and VolunteerMatch have been working together to motivate and engage employees to give back to their community. We’ve seen the company evolve and grow into one of the strongest, most innovative CSR programs out there. Which is why we weren’t surprised when Points of Light acknowledged their hard work by presenting ...

2013 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards: A Look at Finalist UnitedHealth Group

On May 16, 2013, winners of the 2013 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards will be announced at our annual VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City, NY. In this series of posts, we’ll introduce you to people and ideas behind the ten most effective employee volunteer programs in our family of corporate clients compared against our annual benchmarks. UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and ...

Congratulations, BCLC Nominees!

On behalf of the VolunteerMatch team, I want to offer congratulations to our seven clients that are finalists in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) 13th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The “Citizens” Awards honor businesses for their societal innovations and for creating a sustained positive impact on people, communities and the environment. ...

CSR Food for Thought: How Retailers Engage Employees

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The CSR Food for Thought series is a weekly roundup of relevant news from around the Web, presented to you in one bite-sized blog post. Follow us on Twitter for CSR news and trends throughout the week: @VM_Solutions     Five Ways AT&T Engages Employees to Do One Thing AT&T encapsulates employee engagement in one ...

Volunteering: More than Compensation for Fewer Cash Gifts

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently issued a special report summarizing last year’s trends in corporate charitable giving. In 2011, total cash donations showed little growth. Instead, companies began to ramp up their product giving and volunteering programs, creating stronger support for communities than a dollar donation might allow on its own. As a basis for ...