Corporate Social Responsibility Food For Thought

CSR Food for ThoughtThe CSR Food for Thought series is a bi-weekly roundup of recent news from around the web, presented to you in one bite-sized post.

Why Startups Should Build Social Good into their DNA
From Financial Post: “There may be some investment at the outset, but in the long run you’re going to save money.” – Adrian Grenier

What Kind of Leaders are Millennials?
From U.S News: Keep your stereotypes about selfishness. Millennials want to lead by empowering others and social causes. Find out what else in this article.

And check out our own take on millennials in the workplace from the corporate volunteering perspective.

Corporate Social Responsibility: Nice Guys Finish First
From eMarketer: Yes, consumers want the companies they buy from to engage in CSR. And this article is chock full of stats to prove it.

JetBlue Moves People through Employee Engagement
From Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Take a thorough look at JetBlue’s hard-to-match, rockstar-level CSR efforts, including their volunteer program called Community Connection.

Want more? We interviewed JetBlue last year when they were nominated for our corporate volunteer award. Find out how they use VolunteerMatch Solutions to power their volunteering.

20+ Million LinkedIn Members Add Volunteer Section to Profile
From LinkedIn: From 0 to 20 million in less than a year. LinkedIn users show how important volunteering is to professionals.

Hope you enjoyed this roundup! Follow us on Twitter for CSR news and trends throughout the week: @VM_Solutions.

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