Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Janelle Woods-McNish, Director of Service and Giving at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and one of the newest members of Common Impact’s Board of Directors. Janelle leads Harvard Pilgrim’s employee giving and service initiatives across New England, the latter of which has an impressive volunteer participation rate of 96%.
Workplace giving is the starting point for building a generous, positive work environment. When you implement a comprehensive giving program, employees will naturally want to participate. Creating or revamping a program is only half the battle. As the excitement of a new program wears off (which it typically does), you might see a decrease in employee participation.
Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.
AEG Community Foundation awards 2019 macro grants to Heart of Los Angeles, Little Tokyo Service Center and Wellnest during check presentation ceremony at AEG Community Holiday Party
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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, recently concluded its annual Season of Giving, the company’s holiday initiative that encourages its employees to engage in charitable activities in their local communities, with a community holiday party at the company’s global headquarters in Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE and the Los Angeles Convention Center on Dec. 17.
At Antea Group, we believe in a philosophy of Better Business, Better World®, where doing the right thing environmentally and socially translates to improved business performance and market position long term. As an environmental consulting firm, we are committed to sustainability leadership across our operations and in our project work, with the shared purpose to create a cleaner, safer, more sustainable world. Our Sustainability Program seeks to create positive impacts at global, national and local levels through engagements in charitable giving, pro-bono services, and volunteerism.
By André Solórzano Senior Manager, Data Insights, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and no, we don’t mean the holidays! We mean the release of the annual Giving in Numbers infographic, which offers the public the very first look at the latest trends that are defining the strategies behind corporate social investments in 2018. CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies.
By Andre Solorzano, Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
As CECP marks its 20th anniversary, corporate social investment is more important than ever. Looking back at the last two decades, measuring and benchmarking social investment overall has become more integrated in corporate strategies and has employed more sophisticated tools and models to evaluate progress. Since its founding, CECP has been steadfast and unparalleled in helping companies transform their social strategy and gain serious, on-going traction.
Benevity's first ever UK-based Goodness Matters Local in London was a sell-out attended by many UK household corporates alongside guest key speaker Eve Joseph, Microsoft UK Responsibility Manager.
We had a lot of fun engaging CSR professionals, allowing them the opportunity to share challenges and short-comings in current industry practices, which surfaced 6 key themes that many of the companies were grappling with.
It’s been about a week since #GivingTuesday and we’re still replaying all the special moments of cheering, laughter, hard work and happy tears. Our entire company rallied together to achieve new heights of Goodness. It started with our small (and mighty!) crew and it spread…into our local communities, across our international client community, among thousands of charities and all over the Twittersphere.
If you’d asked us two weeks ago how it would go, none of us could have predicted that: