CSR Food For Thought: New Year, New CSR

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

CSR Food for Thought5 CSR Trends to Watch for in 2016
From CSRwire:
What corporate social responsibility (CSR) shifts have happened in 2015? How will this inform the landscape for the coming year? CSRwire has it narrowed down to 5 major trends. Our favorite? “Employees will have greater influence over CSR efforts.”

4 Ways Workplace Giving/ Volunteering Can Drive Employee Engagement
From Huffington Post:
Are you a small business? Don’t forget to prioritize employee engagement, particularly by offering channels for employee giving. Why? This article has the answers, and the science to back it up.

This is, of course, true for large companies as well. Check out this post on how corporate volunteer programs boost employee engagement.

The Season of Giving and Giving Back
From CECP:
More CECP-affiliated companies than ever before participated in this year’s #GivingTuesday. Many of them offered their employees the opportunity to donate their time through both traditional and skills-based volunteer projects. Read this article to find out the other creative ways companies gave back.

From the Corner Office: Perspectives on Corporate Citizenship
Straight from the report 2014 State of Corporate Citizenship, this article takes a look at what top executives from top companies think about their corporate citizenship programs. Hint: They all think they’re pretty important.

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