CSR Food For Thought: Which CSR Awards Really Matter?

08. June 2015 CSR 0

VolunteerMatch's CSR Food for Thought SeriesThe CSR Food for Thought series is a roundup of relevant news from around the web that you may have missed last week, presented to you in one bite-sized post.

Breaking into the World of Corporate Citizenship Ratings and Rankings
The world of CSR awards, ratings and rankings is vast. And because of its multi-dimensional nature, it’s also pretty complex. Unsure where your company should focus its energy when it comes to these ratings? This post from Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship has the answer. It also explores the most important considerations when breaking into this vast world.

Morgan Stanley Employees Contribute Over 8,000 Hours to Strategy Development for Nine Nonprofit Organizations
Morgan Stanley doesn’t just encourage their employees to volunteer. They challenge them. Their U.S. Strategy Challenge pairs some of the company’s best workers with nonprofits in need of strategic business advice. This year, they logged over 8,000 hours, with some impressive results. Check out this release from CSRwire to get the details on this shining example of pro bono done right.

Five Tips On Becoming a Successful Social Entrepreneur
What do successful socially-minded businesses have in common? In this post from Entrepreneur, get tips from 550 entrepreneurs on how they reached their success. My favorite piece of advice? “Aim to have impact in each layer of business activity.”

Webinar: Changing Corporate Perspectives in Workplace Giving Programs
Why are we surprised when our nonprofit partnerships are going well? Shouldn’t this be the norm? This Thursday June 11th, Angela Parker and Chris Jarvis of Realized Worth will talk about how the norm is changing. Join this free webinar to learn how your company can embrace these changes and create strong, impactful nonprofit partnerships.

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