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Three Reasons Why Workplace Giving Matters (Now More than Ever)

Workplace Giving/Corporate Volunteering Programs and Employee Engagement: What You Need to Know
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Workplace giving (which includes corporate volunteering or “Dollars for Doers” programs) is one key way companies can fire up employee engagement. As social consciousness moves firmly mainstream, social responsibility is now a greater consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with, or leave companies.   On the brink of economic recovery, attracting, retaining and motivating employees is a top of mind issue for companies in 2011.   Social good programs, including workplace giving and corporate volunteering, are a great way for businesses to connect and engage with their employees. Find out why it matters now, more than ever.

 

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Workplace giving (which includes corporate volunteering or “Dollars for Doers” programs) is one key way companies can fire up employee engagement. As social consciousness moves firmly mainstream, social responsibility is now a greater consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with, or leave companies.   On the brink of economic recovery, attracting, retaining and motivating employees is a top of mind issue for companies in 2011.   Social good programs, including workplace giving and corporate volunteering, are a great way for businesses to connect and engage with their employees. Find out why it matters now, more than ever.

 

Ignite Employee Engagement with Workplace Giving

Spark! by Benevity: How Companies Can Kickstart Employee Giving and Volunteering
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Increasing employee engagement is a key focus of most companies’ people strategies.   And it’s a complex, multi-faceted challenge without easy answers.  But there are some issues that employees care deeply about - and one is giving back.  Mounting research demonstrates that employees want to work for companies that care and that social responsibility is a consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with or leave companies.  There is also a strong link between workplace giving and employee engagement.  Social good programs, including workplace giving, are one proven way for businesses to connect and engage with their employees. 
 
Watch the video and find out why workplace giving matters now, more than ever.

 

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Increasing employee engagement is a key focus of most companies’ people strategies.   And it’s a complex, multi-faceted challenge without easy answers.  But there are some issues that employees care deeply about - and one is giving back.  Mounting research demonstrates that employees want to work for companies that care and that social responsibility is a consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with or leave companies.  There is also a strong link between workplace giving and employee engagement.  Social good programs, including workplace giving, are one proven way for businesses to connect and engage with their employees. 
 
Watch the video and find out why workplace giving matters now, more than ever.

 

CECP 2010-2011 Membership Roster

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Featuring some of the most prominent leaders in business, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy's membership includes more than 180 CEOs and chairpersons, and their companies account for more than 40% of reported corporate giving in the United States.

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Featuring some of the most prominent leaders in business, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy's membership includes more than 180 CEOs and chairpersons, and their companies account for more than 40% of reported corporate giving in the United States.

Future Trends in Corporate Giving - Free VolunteerMatch Webinar with Courtney King, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, on 12/2

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Webinar Topic: Future Trends in Corporate Giving from VolunteerMatch Solutions and Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Speaker: Courtney King, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Date: Thursday, 12/2, 2010

Time: 10AM-11AM PT / 1PM-2PM ET

Click here to register for the event

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Webinar Topic: Future Trends in Corporate Giving from VolunteerMatch Solutions and Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Speaker: Courtney King, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Date: Thursday, 12/2, 2010

Time: 10AM-11AM PT / 1PM-2PM ET

Click here to register for the event

Corporate Data Largely Supports Trends Experienced by Nonprofits

Increased Non-Cash Giving and Funding to Basic Needs
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Alison Rose, Manager, Standards and Measurement, CECP, finds that increased non-cash giving and funding to basic needs emerge as key themes in corporate and nonprofit philanthropy data.

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Alison Rose, Manager, Standards and Measurement, CECP, finds that increased non-cash giving and funding to basic needs emerge as key themes in corporate and nonprofit philanthropy data.

CECP Data Report News Update

Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition
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CECP's release of the annual data report on corporate giving trends, Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition, has received coverage from several news outlet. Here are a few early articles on the findings of the report:

Chronicle of Philanthropy Nearly 60% of Big Companies Cut Their Giving 2009, Report Says

New CECP Data Report on Corporate Philanthropy Shows that the Majority of Companies Gave Less in 2009, but Contributions in Aggregate Rose

Increases attributed to large non-cash donations and corporate mergers
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CECP's annual report on corporate philanthropy trends, Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition, draws from over $70 billion in historical data since 2001. 171 prominent companies participated in the survey on 2009 contributions, including 61 of the Fortune 100.  Giving in Numbers represents the industry’s first comprehensive look at 2009 giving trends and is the only report made publicly available.

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CECP's annual report on corporate philanthropy trends, Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition, draws from over $70 billion in historical data since 2001. 171 prominent companies participated in the survey on 2009 contributions, including 61 of the Fortune 100.  Giving in Numbers represents the industry’s first comprehensive look at 2009 giving trends and is the only report made publicly available.

Intel's Reflection on Winning CECP's Excellence Award

2010 Chairman's Award Winner
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Intel Foundation President Shelly Esque shares her company's perspective on the process of applying for and winning CECP's Excellence Award in Corporate Philanthropy in 2010. She encourages prospective applicants to apply, saying that the process was very useful in helping Intel to continue to develop its programs and measure their impact.

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Intel Foundation President Shelly Esque shares her company's perspective on the process of applying for and winning CECP's Excellence Award in Corporate Philanthropy in 2010. She encourages prospective applicants to apply, saying that the process was very useful in helping Intel to continue to develop its programs and measure their impact.

Latest Trends in Corporate Giving from GlamourGoneGood

How Has Corporate Charitable Giving Evolved?
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How has corporate charitable giving evolved?  Here is a perspective from GlamourGoneGood in a recent blog post that focuses on what's new in corporate charitable giving. 

Read the entire post here.

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How has corporate charitable giving evolved?  Here is a perspective from GlamourGoneGood in a recent blog post that focuses on what's new in corporate charitable giving. 

Read the entire post here.

Business’ Role in Solving Social Problems

By Charles H. Moore Executive Director, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
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Response from CECP Executive Director Charles Moore to two major newspapers have run opinion columns which our organization, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), believes represent outdated perspectives on the role of business in society.

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Response from CECP Executive Director Charles Moore to two major newspapers have run opinion columns which our organization, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), believes represent outdated perspectives on the role of business in society.

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