CSR Food For Thought: Look Back, Look Forward

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 ThoughtTop 5 Corporate Sustainability Stories of 2015
From World Resources Institute:
2015 had its ups and downs in terms of corporate sustainability. This article pulls together the biggest stories of the year – the good, the bad, and the in-between.

Also, check out VolunteerMatch’s own top stories of 2015 on this blog.

5 CSR Trends That Will Blossom in 2016
From Forbes:
Susan McPherson knows CSR. In this article, she expertly analyzes how corporate social responsibility has progressed in 2015, and what this means for the coming year.

Want to hear more from Susan? Check out this webinar on successful corporate/ nonprofit partnerships.

Research Shows that Volunteering Improves the Well-Being of Your Office
From Triple Pundit:
Employees say community service activities make them more effective at work. They also says it makes them feel healthier, both mentally and physically, and have increased self-esteem. These are just a handful of the stats on employee volunteering contained in this article. In addition, you’ll find some tips for starting an employee volunteer program at your small business.

Why Volunteering is Good for Employees and Great for Your Culture
From TINYpulse:
You’ve seen the stats. But what about the stories? Check out this post to hear about one woman’s experience volunteering at her new company, and the endless benefits she and her company saw.

Also, check out my own story of the first time I volunteered with my co-workers!


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