This summer, we conducted an in-depth review of employee volunteer programs by analyzing the corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports of more than 40 large domestic and internationally recognized businesses.
Our research had us thinking through the techniques used to effectively communicate the impacts of corporate volunteer initiatives, and which of these help produce clear, eye-catching reports. We unearthed a few examples of companies doing this well, and offer the following tips to organizations looking to highlight volunteerism in their next CSR reports:
Aim to Help Canadian Companies Improve Community Investment Management
MONTREAL & CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2012 /3BL Media/ - SPONSORIUM, a global company and SiMPACT Strategy Group (SIMPACT), facilitator of LBG Canada, have created a new strategic alliance to address the needs of corporations as they become more involved within their communities in Canada and abroad. SPONSORIUM, a cloud-based community investment tool provider, and SiMPACT Strategy Group a specialist consultancy focused on measuring community and social impact, are partnering to deliver greater efficiency and analysis into the field of community investment. SiMPACT is facilitator o
PG&E has the privilege of serving 15 million Californians—homes and businesses that encompass a diverse array of customers and communities. We recognize that many of these communities have been hard hit by the economic downturn and that customers continue to face high unemployment, housing foreclosures and other economic challenges.
PG&E employees spent 32,585 hours in 2011 volunteering in the communities in which they live and work
Volunteerism and Community Support
Whether enriching the lives of seniors, walking to raise money for cancer patients, repairing trails at state parks or mentoring young students, our employees continue to give back to the communities where they live and work.
PG&E 2011 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report http://3bl.me/brqq3k
PG&E’s customer promise reflects the heart of our basic business: delivering safe, reliable and affordable gas and electric operations to 15 million Californians. Every day, we pursue this promise with an eye toward rebuilding customer trust and building a better PG&E for the long term. At its core, this means moving forward in a way that creates a stable, durable and long-lasting company—one that is able to support the sustainability of our customers, our employees and the environment.
Ecolab making a Positive Impact at 1 Million Customer Locations
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Doug Baker introduces our 2011 Sustainability Report and gives a glimpse of how the new Ecolab is working with customers to help provide the world with clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. To view the interactive version or our Sustainability Report, please visit www.ecolab.com/csr.
Outlines Company’s Social, Environmental and Economic Impact
(3BL Media) Charlotte, NC - August 15, 2012 - Bank of America today released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report to provide an overview of the social and environmental impact of its businesses and efforts to create value for shareholders, customers and clients, and the communities it serves.
At the heart of advancing corporate citizenship is organizational change, and that change comes in many forms. Whether it's the creation of strategy, the development of management structures, systems and policies, engaging employees and senior management, aligning initiatives to support the business, or embedding corporate citizenship into the culture and fabric of the business - these are all change challenges faced by corporate citizenship professionals. But no matter which challenges they face, the ability to lead effectively is critical.