CSR Strategy

Last Chance to Participate in Nationwide Workplace Giving, CSR, Corporate Philanthropy Study


Snapshot 2017, the latest in America’s Charities’ research series on employee giving and engagement trends, closes this Sunday, April 30. If you are interested in participating in this year’s groundbreaking research and advancing the field of employee giving and engagement, CSR, and corporate philanthropy, the time to act is now!

1 Employee Benefit That Will Give Your Company a Competitive Edge


Since the Industrial Revolution, companies have offered employee benefits and perks to compete for and retain top talent. Common employee benefits that companies offer (and employees expect) include, health insurance, retirement plans, stock options, and paid leave.

But there’s one employee benefit that could really give employers a competitive edge that few companies are leveraging: employee giving programs.

Scotiabank Showcases Progress on CSR Strategy: Better Future, Better Off

2016 CSR Report and New Website launches
Press Release

April 10, 2017 /3BL Media/  - Scotiabank’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report is now available online, highlighting the Bank’s commitment to communities and discussing progress made on its CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off.

Employee Giving Trends & Practices Are Evolving at a Very Rapid Pace. How Do You Stack Up?


Two years ago, when America's Charities conducted research for Snapshot 2013, Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving, companies indicated their employee-giving model included elements such as corporate branded campaigns, charity choice, and a time-limited fall campaign.  

CEO Q&A: BNY Mellon’s Hassell on Corporate Social Responsibility


As a part of this year’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, BNY Mellon Chairman and CEO Gerald L. Hassell shared his thoughts on financial services industry trends, the evolution of CSR and key BNY Mellon CSR accomplishments. We’ve excerpted part of his Q&A below. Read the full Q&A here.

How to Build an Effective CSR Strategy: Insight from Center Members


Snow is on our minds here in Boston, 102 inches of it to be exact. We are ready for a spring thaw. Even the best laid plans have had their challenges this winter.

Building Your CSR Strategy Without the Baggage – What Would you do Differently?


Establishing a new sustainability strategy at your company can come with plenty of baggage but what if you had the chance to do it all right…from the beginning.

By Brad Zarnett

3 Questions and ACTIONS for Envisioning a Better Corporate Citizenship Strategy


“Be a surfer. Watch the ocean. Figure out where the big waves are breaking and adjust accordingly,” wrote Jason Fried and David Hansson, founders of internet company 37 Signals, when asked to describe their approach to strategy.

As you scan the corporate citizenship ocean, what big waves do you see? Below, I have sketched out three questions and actions to help identify your company’s big corporate citizenship “waves.”

1. Why is your company doing corporate citizenship?

Get to ‘Better’. How Using Data Drives Success in Corporate Citizenship.


Through corporate citizenship, we can improve our companies—and our world.  But how do others know what we are doing?

BSR Report 2013-2014 Case Study | Sanofi: Using Materiality to Build a Strong, Focused CSR Strategy


As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, BSR worked with Sanofi to create a strong, focused CSR strategy. Through a robust process that engaged more than 100 stakeholders, Sanofi was able to cut its list of priority CSR issues in half—and focus on the most relevant topics to create value for the company and stakeholders, especially patients.

Read more about the case study on the BSR Report website: http://report.bsr.org/en/our-work/sanofi.



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