As the second wave of COVID-19 surges, so does the urgency of needs in our most vulnerable communities, which have been disproportionately impacted by the resultant economic instability. Basic needs – food, work, housing, health – are at risk for many.
The results of this year’s presidential election will affect human and civil rights, the racial justice movement, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector not just for the next four years, but potentially for decades to come. Voting is a vital way each of us can take a stand to create equitable and healthy communities, especially right now. At the same time, COVID-19 has disrupted typical pre-election activities, restricting “get out the vote” initiatives, impeding a key demographic of poll workers – seniors – from volunteering, and making voting in person risky.
How to inspire engagement and drive impact in an unusual time
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With all of the change and disruption this year, CSR programs can be more impactful than ever. As your annual campaign plans begin to take shape, how can you channel the challenges of 2020 into fresh opportunities to build engagement and connection — and create real social impact — when it’s needed most?
Join Benevity's webinar on Sept. 24 to hear how TELUS and Genentech are turning a year of change into a year of impact. You’ll learn:
In this Q&A video, Experian shares how they increased employee participation by engaging new people in their program after partnering with Benevity. Find out how they shifted away from managing their volunteering program with spreadsheets and stopped manually cutting their own checks to nonprofits.
Safety is the top priority at Sappi. Across all regions, we are committed to zero workplace injuries. The metric we use to measure our progress toward meeting our goal is known as lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR), which measures injuries resulting in lost time per 200,000 employee hours of exposure—equivalent to 100 full-time employees per year.
This past year saw significant progress at Sappi North America (SNA). For the second year running, we produced an excellent safety performance — again lowering the injury frequency and severity ratings to record-low levels. I would like to thank each and every staff member for their personal commitment to this journey.