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By Pete Karns, VP Operations
Over $5 Billion is raised through workplace giving annually. But today’s workforce has evolved to expect more options and transparency from your corporate giving programs. When charitable choice is given, employee participation increases. But how do you align your preferred causes with current NPO partners such as the United Way, with expanded choices employees are looking for? How can you offer the greatest choice, maximize matching opportunities, and still align preferred causes?
At the recent SILC 2019 conference, Pete Karns, VP of Operations at CyberGrants, met and talked with CyberGrants clients about the state of their Corporate Social Responsibility programs
By Pete Karns, VP Operations
One of the great parts of my role at CyberGrants is the strategic interaction with our clients. I love our clients. The energy and passion for what they do – across grant making and employee programs – is contagious. Our clients quite literally change the world for the better, sometimes on a large scale, and always on an individual scale. At the recent SILC 2019 conference, I had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of our clients about the state of their Corporate Social Responsibility programs.
As CSR is finally settling in and finding its place in the business world, everyone from the C-Suite on down are realizing that they can play a significant role to address these challenges. How do you make CSR champions at your organization?
There are many kinds of employee networks that develop within corporations, either as a corporate (“top-down”) initiative or because employees self-organize (a “bottom-up” initiative). Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are in the category of what I like to call activist networks. This type of corporate network is common for corporations, but is almost always compartmentalized or siloed from the rest of the business. So, how do companies integrate employee activism with day-to-day business? The simple answer is – collaboration.
Corporate Social Responsibility Helps in Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent
While most leaders agree that investing in corporate philanthropy and employee giving programs are great for a corporate brand, these initiatives have become more important than ever, especially for hiring and retention.
>89% of executives surveyed said a strong sense of collective purpose drives employee satisfaction - Harvard Business Review's - The Business Case for Purpose
This month, Bloomberg is proud to recognize the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States and within our own company. We’ve asked some employees to reflect on what it means to be a part of Bloomberg’s culture of innovation and how it’s helped them find success in their career.