Driving Social Sustainability Through Volunteerism

By Jerome Tennille

Conducting operations while not depleting the resources these operations depend on is the pinnacle of any company pursuing sustainability. With countless factors to consider when tackling environmental or economically sustainable initiatives, many companies struggle to find a starting point. Some even quit before they begin.

Knowing this, I urge companies to start where they have the greatest influence: their employees.

Doing Good Can Make You Feel Good, Study on Volunteerism Finds


Employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, according to a new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch.

The Doing Good is Good for You Study reveals 75 percent of U.S. adults feel physically healthier by volunteering, with a stronger connection to their employers.

VolunteerMatch Joins Brands Taking Stands at COMMIT!Forum


We hear it time and time again from our friends in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) space: conferences and other gatherings are uniquely important to CSR professionals.

Why? CSR professionals frequently work in very small teams. It can be tough when, unlike your colleagues in other departments, you don’t have people near you in your line of work to bounce ideas off of.

Timberland Encourages Its Customers to Use VolunteerMatch to Give Back


This article originally appeared on SGB Media

Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of Service program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

Balancing Employee Passions with a Central CSR Strategy


Abraham Lincoln famously said: “You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time, but you can never please all of the people all of the time.” As many corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals will recognize, this rings true when defining your CSR strategy.

Discovery Communications Employees Shine on Impact Day and Beyond


Discovery Communications held their annual Impact Day on June 16, 2017. Over 4,000 Discovery employees across 60 offices in 37 different countries completed nearly 200 service projects. In this post, Laurel Schepp, Manager, Corporate Relations at Discovery, discusses the planning that goes into Impact Day, how they align the day with business goals, and what makes their overall volunteer program shine.

By Laurel Schepp

Earn Your Stripes By Volunteering

VolunteerMatch Dons Their Stripes for Discovery’s Project C.A.T.!

Have you noticed something different about VolunteerMatch’s site and social media lately? We’re donning our stripes to support Discovery’s Project C.A.T.! 

By Tess Srebro

No One Likes Logging Volunteer Hours. NV Energy Changed That.


What if in one day, you could get employees to log 1,000 of their previously unrecorded hours?

By increasing the number of volunteer hours logged by 14% in 2017, that’s exactly what our client NV Energy did.

Talent Acquisition in the 21st Century and the Role of CSR


By James D. Burbank

It would take far too much time and text to even try to tackle the complex subject of talent acquisition through the ages.

It is, however, safe to say that there have always been certain industries where aggressive and structured talent acquisition has been a must. There have always been jobs only a limited number of people could do and many employers wanted to get them on board.


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