Recovery's Long and Winding Road: Our Corporate Citizenship Journey Continues
May 19 | Jeff Hoffman, Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council; Council Director Corporate Citizenship & Community Engagement Council, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There are financial, social, and health implications for companies, employees, and communities as we think about reopening the economy. Recovery will be a long and winding road, and companies have an opportunity not only to help lead but to help take us to a more green, humane, and thoughtful world.
May 07 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
Food security for vulnerable communities and front-line responders has taken on increased relevance and importance during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are five organizations that are responding in herculean way to help those most in need.
Leading and Supporting During the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 20 | Dan Cardinali | Comments (0)
The actions we take and leadership we provide in supporting our organizations and communities through this crisis will strengthen their trust in us and our ability to once again rise to future challenges.
Pragmatic Corporate Giving During COVID-19
March 18 | Jeff Hoffman, Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council; Council Director Corporate Citizenship & Community Engagement Council, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Two months ago, corporate citizenship and philanthropy professionals were primarily treating COVID-19 through their disaster relief plans and focusing on China. Now is the time to shift gears by looking at our own communities and the most vulnerable.
Employee Volunteering When You Can't Serve In Person
March 17 | Jenny Lawson, President of Innovation and Corporate Thought Leadership, Points of Light | Comments (0)
With the focus on the health and safety of staff and partners, how do you balance your work between planning for the impacts of COVID-19 and identifying alternative volunteer experiences for workers in response to travel restrictions and cancelled events?
Novelis and FIRST Robotics: Long-Term Partnership Yields Mutual Benefits
February 12 | Alex Parkinson, Communications Institute Co-Leader, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Strategic partnerships with nonprofits are increasingly important to companies that understand the business case for community engagement. For Atlanta-based Novelis, a decade-long collaboration with FIRST has helped the company innovate and advance its diversity and inclusion goals.
With the Coronavirus Underway, Here are Six Steps for Business Leaders to Consider
February 06 | Jeff Hoffman, Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council; Council Director Corporate Citizenship & Community Engagement Council, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
With the World Health Organization declaring the Coronavirus outbreak a global health crisis and cases arising around the world, Jeff Hoffman, The Conference Board's Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Institute Leader, offers companies six steps they can take as they consider how to respond.
5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends To Follow In 2020
January 27 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
2019 was a pivotal year in CSR and 2020 promises to bring more challenges and opportunities to the field including these developing global trends: searching for truth, achieving carbon neutrality, employee relations, pursuing purpose over passion, and looking for the next big thing.
Engaged Grantmaking: Collaborating with Communities
December 05 | Caroline McCoy, Program Officer, McCormick Foundation | Comments (0)
Does your grantmaking consider input from the communities it's intended to serve? Known as participatory grantmaking, this process helps shift traditional power imbalances that exist in philanthropy. For foundations, this could mean including grantees in priority setting, strategy development, and research, or having them sit on advisory councils or boards.
Not Enough! Giving for Women and Girls Totals $6.3 Billion in U.S.
November 26 | Kiersten Marek, Founder, Philanthropy Women | Comments (0)
Is the amount donated to nonprofit organizations focused on women and girls in the U.S. enough, given the focus on gender equality in our culture? At $6.3 billion, approximately 1.6 percent of all charitable giving, the answer appears to be no. By simply integrating gender equality into other giving areas, such as religion, which received $123.8 billion in 2016, we might see an uptick in gender equality movements.