The CSR Scoop - 7/29/2015


Common Impact’s Jackie Hodgson is guest writing this week’s SCOOP, and has everything you need to get you over the Wednesday hump.  Read on to learn more about the supply and demand of skilled volunteers, the new focus on multivocal leadership skills, and more!

The Scoop:

The CSR Scoop - 7/22/2015


Happy hump day!  We know that Wednesdays are particularly tough in the summer, as we look forward to those long, summer weekends.  To bring you into the home stretch, we’re sharing this week’s scoop focused on everything purpose and the challenges of nonprofit growth.  Read on to find a few of our favorites from this week’s CSR chatter.

The Scoop:

The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015


In the easy, breezy spirit of summer, we’re keeping the Scoop light this week with five recently released articles, blogs, interviews, and events that we think are worth sharing. As always, enjoy and feel free to share your thoughts, questions, and expertise in our comment section below!

The Scoop:

Activating Millennials Through Clorox's Safe Water Project


By Molly Steinkrauss, Associate Marketing Director of Public Relations, Digital and Media for Clorox Bleach​

If you asked a millennial to describe bleach, words that may be mentioned include whitening, strong and chemical. In fact, many people may be unaware of bleach’s role outside the laundry room.

An Interview with John Gerzema


CEO Danielle Holly recently sat down with John Gerzema, best-selling author of “The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future,” to discuss his perspective on why the leadership qualities often seen as feminine must be ascendant in the 21st century workplace. John is a pioneer in the use of dat

Reflections from a Career Investor - Amy Domini


By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group

Strengthening Companies' Capacity to Support Quality Employee Engagement Programs

By Alyson Genovese

“Change is hard.”

“How do I scale global?”

“Our employees expect more.”

“We expect too much customization from our vendors.”

“Do we have to go this alone?”

These are some of the snippets of conversation overheard on day one of the 14th Annual Charities@Work Summit on Employee Engagement and Corporate Citizenship, presented by Wells Fargo, taking place March 23-25, 2015.

Trends Toward Extremes in New Home Sizes Reflect the Economic Realities of U.S. Buyers

The news about home building these days seems conflicted between the ever-growing trend toward tiny house living and the return of the McMansion. But both sync up perfectly with demographic trends.
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A Wall Street Journal blog this week expounded on the fact that the size of new homes sold in the United States just hit its largest median EVER: 2,415 square feet. But the writers quickly add that this figure may be short-lived—a blip in the market as we transition to the age of the millennial, the first-time, middle class buyer, who is expected to boost the market for smaller, first-time homes.

Millennials Don't Want Charity Jobs - We Want Impact!

The Millennials are here; in fact, we now outnumber Boomers in the workplace.

By Amanda Minuk

We’ve been called everything from selfish and narcissistic, to lazy and entitled. As we shake off the (mis)perceptions people will realize that we’re a generation that wants to make a difference. In fact, meaningful work is an imperative for our generation.

2015 Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship

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Register for 2015 Summit

March 23-25, 2015 | Crowne Plaza Manhattan Times Square, New York

The Annual Charities@Work Summit is one of the country’s leading conferences on employee engagement. Attendees include Fortune 500 companies across all sectors of business, each with philanthropic and employee engagement programs of varying sophistication and a desire to collaborate on best practices for practical improvements.


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