Why Workplace Giving Programs Work
July 31 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
A recently released study found that workplace giving programs are growing in popularity and acceptance as companies look for more ways of investing in communities that are key to their business.
Corporate Community Relations Done Right: One Foot in the Company, One Foot in the Community
June 17 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
What community relations have long practiced is even more critical after the death of George Floyd. We often talk about the authenticity of “bringing our whole selves to work;” the concept works with bringing our whole company to the community. Beyond basic business functions, we bring our core competencies, and our corporate citizenship strategies to the community through cash, in-kind and product donations along with expertise; much of it delivered through our amazing employee volunteers.
Recovery's Long and Winding Road: Our Corporate Citizenship Journey Continues
May 19 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, 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, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, 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, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, 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.