Social sustainability is perhaps the least quantifiable and understood pillar of the triple bottom line, yet nearly everyone can relate to it. And because humans are widely considered the most valuable asset at a company, social sustainability can arguably be the most important “p” in the “people, planet, profit”-triad.
Employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, according to a new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch. The Doing Good is Good for You Study reveals 75 percent of U.S. adults feel physically healthier by volunteering, and a stronger connection to their employers.
We hear it time and time again from our friends in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) space: conferences and other gatherings are uniquely important to CSR professionals. One of the longest-running conferences in CSR, COMMIT!Forum, recognizes this challenge.
Employees who are passionate and driven are a huge asset to any organization, but when so many employees are passionate about so many causes close to their hearts, how can CSR professionals manage this against their core objectives and corporate values?
Discovery Communications held their annual Impact Day on June 16, 2017. Over 4,000 Discovery employees across 60 offices in 37 different countries completed nearly 200 service projects. In this post, Laurel Schepp, Manager, Corporate Relations at Discovery, discusses the planning that goes into Impact Day, how they align the day with business goals, and what makes their overall volunteer program shine.
What if in one day, you could get employees to log 1,000 of their previously unrecorded hours? By increasing the number of volunteer hours logged by 14% in 2017, that’s exactly what our client NV Energy did.
We are witnessing an unprecedented technological explosion unfold, and the number of industries and occupations with a shortage of skilled talent is growing as well. As a direct result, companies are doing more to brush up on their talent acquisition processes and finding ways to attract truly top talent. One of the best things about this is that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is getting its due attention.