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If You Want Greater Employee Engagement, Redefine Impact (Part II)

Some Practical Changes You Can Make to Your Employee Giving and Volunteering Program to Improve Business and Social Outcomes
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In our last post, we identified some problems with the status quo corporate giving model; particularly with the orientation that many workplace giving and volunteering programs have - focusing their attention, persuasion and outcomes on charitable donation or other aggregation targets, rather than on the extent of engagement (ie. handing out fish, rather than creating passionate fishermen!).

This post presents some practical steps you can take to achieve greater employee engagement and ROI from your employee workplace giving and volunteering programs, without necessarily increasing your budget and resources.

Click here to read Part I. 

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In our last post, we identified some problems with the status quo corporate giving model; particularly with the orientation that many workplace giving and volunteering programs have - focusing their attention, persuasion and outcomes on charitable donation or other aggregation targets, rather than on the extent of engagement (ie. handing out fish, rather than creating passionate fishermen!).

This post presents some practical steps you can take to achieve greater employee engagement and ROI from your employee workplace giving and volunteering programs, without necessarily increasing your budget and resources.

Click here to read Part I. 

Rio+20: Business Leaders to Deliver on Strategies for Sustainability at 15-18 June Forum, Ahead of the Rio+20 Summit

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - 15 June 2012 - “Innovation and collaboration are driving a bottom-up change process across many critical areas of contemporary life,” UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell said at the opening of a business forum that precedes the United Nations sustainable development conference in Rio de Janeiro.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Chris Jarvis, Realized Worth

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Greg Baldwin, VolunteerMatch

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

Toward Rio: Leading Business Sustainability Groups Make Case for Greater Scale and Collaboration

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(3BL Media) New York/Amsterdam - June 7, 2012 - Two of the world’s most prominent business-oriented sustainability organizations – the UN Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – today issued a joint statement highlighting the urgent need to take pioneering corporate sustainability practices to greater scale, and calling on governments to work more fully with the international business community in the years and decades to come.

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On 12th June I’m heading to Berlin for two days to co-host one of the workshops at the EU funded ‘Better CSR Advice for SMEs’ event.

What Millennials Want: Engagement

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By Allison McGuire

I’m not talking about nuptials. (Millennials are actually less likely to show interest in marriage than older generations.)

Employer of the Year

American Board of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc's Employer of the Year Award goes to Johnson & Johnson
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Employer of the Year Award
The ABOHN Employer Recognition Award is awarded each year to a company that demonstrates support and encouragement for the personal and professional development of the certified Occupational Health Nurses that they employ. This award recipient demonstrated that it recognizes the value that certification brings to its organization and acknowledges the OHN’s contributions in a variety of ways. 

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Employer of the Year Award
The ABOHN Employer Recognition Award is awarded each year to a company that demonstrates support and encouragement for the personal and professional development of the certified Occupational Health Nurses that they employ. This award recipient demonstrated that it recognizes the value that certification brings to its organization and acknowledges the OHN’s contributions in a variety of ways. 

VolunteerMatch Announces Winners of 6th Annual Corporate Volunteer Awards

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(3BL Media) May 22, 2012 - VolunteerMatch has honored five U.S. companies for outstanding innovation, commitment and leadership in corporate community involvement. During a ceremony last week at its 2012 Client Summit in San Francisco, VolunteerMatch recognized Morgan Stanley, Old National Bank, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Allina Health for excellence in employee volunteering.

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