CategoryCorporate Social Responsibility

How SMBs Can Use Corporate Responsibility Software to Increase Sales

Most small and medium businesses understand how important corporate responsibility (CR) is to employees and customers. It’s a due diligence task that big businesses have been working on for years and that SMBs are now making more of an effort to break into. But even today, corporate responsibility is still often siloed into that “due diligence” category. It’s important – essential, even...

4 Corporate Social Responsibility Facts SMBs Need to Know

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to all the initiatives businesses take on to make a positive impact on the world around them. Also referred to by the broader term, corporate responsibility (CR), these initiatives can include corporate philanthropy (awarding grants and donations to charities), employee volunteering, and corporate support or disavowal of social issues. When small and...

Can SMBs Afford Workplace Giving Software?

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Workplace giving is becoming an increasingly important differentiator for businesses of all sizes (especially SMBs, as we’ll dive into later on). Often woven into corporate responsibility (CR) or corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, workplace giving is one of the top methods businesses use to give back to their community. Workplace giving also has a strong influence on business...

How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands

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In the last decade, corporate responsibility (CR) has become a buzzword in offices and boardrooms across the country, and rightly so. As modern workplace trends skew toward socially and environmentally conscious employees and consumers, businesses need to incorporate CR to be competitive. That’s led to over 92 percent of the world’s 250 biggest companies publishing corporate responsibility...

How Corporate Responsibility Will Affect Your Business Success in 2019

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Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs. But programs are almost always limited, with little to no employee engagement or metrics demonstrating ROI or business success. That’s changing, and will continue to shift in 2019. Corporate...

5 Corporate Giving Trends to Watch in 2019

CORPORATE GIVING TRENDS

2018 has been a hallmark year for corporate giving. New records were set in ROI, donor advised funds (DAFs) and other areas as corporations addressed the rising importance of philanthropy in engaging employees, attracting talent, and building brands. Perhaps most importantly, technology has sped up the dissemination and adoption of emerging types of giving such as crowdfunding. As the importance...

5 Corporate Philanthropy Examples to Inspire Your CSR Strategy

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Sixty-four percent of consumers are “extremely likely” to buy from a company that takes a stand on social issues. That’s one reason many companies are developing corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies. The CSR strategies are being integrated into their larger business strategy as well.   Besides the consumer and sales benefits, CSR (also known as corporate responsibility, or CR)...

How to Get Your Employees Involved in Giving Tuesday Campaigns

Engage your employees in corporate Giving Tuesday campaigns.

Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday where nonprofits run fundraising campaigns to increase holiday donations. The event is only 6 years old, but it’s grown a lot in that time. In 2012, total contributions stood at just $12 million; by 2017, they reached $274 million.¹ The difference, an increase of 2,283 percent, is testament to a shift we’re seeing in society where...

How Corporate Social Responsibility Programs Improve Employee Satisfaction

CSR Programs Improve Employee Satisfaction

America is in the midst of a labor shortage. For the first time, there are more jobs available than there are eligible workers to fill them.¹ To close the gap, employers must do more to acquire and retain workers. Traditionally, a desirable salary and an attractive benefits package were the main drivers of employee satisfaction and talent acquisition, but today’s workforce wants more. People want...

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