The world of workplace giving is changing. Companies are thinking differently about employee giving: there’s an increasing emphasis on engaging employees (rather than a focus on hitting fundraising targets). Engaged employees boost your financial performance, productivity and brand awareness. This blog series focuses on workplace giving now and how employee giving programs and volunteer hours do double and triple duty as employee engagers, team builders, and brand ambassadors.
JPMorgan Chase believes that using our strength and global reach, our expertise and relationships – and of course our access to capital – to support our clients and communities, invest in them and help them navigate a complex global economy, is our unique and fundamental corporate responsibility. That is why, every day, we are working to be part of the solution.
The BSR Conference 2013 brought together nearly 1,000 leaders in business and sustainability from around the world to share, learn, and network for a more sustainable future. From November 5-8 in San Francisco, speakers and participants explored how to use "The Power of Networks" for good. Highlights from the event can be found below and at www.bsr.org/conference. These include:
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition's tenth annual Spring Conference will convene hundreds of sustainability and packaging leaders March 25-27, 2014 in one of the nation’s leading green cities, Seattle, WA, for three days of activities, working group sessions, keynotes, and flash-talk style presentations on sustainable packaging innovations.
The Green Tie blog is published by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) to advance the public conversation about best practices in environment, heath and safety (EHS), and sustainability management.
Children International is responding to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan with essential aid and is utilizing its crisis response network built over 30 years of opperating in the Philippines. Donate Now You can help by donating to provide relief to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Chrysler Group embraces and recognizes the importance of diversity in all areas of our business - including our employees, our supply base, our marketing and throughout our dealer network. As a global company, Chrysler Group diversity has brought together people with an outstanding range of skills and experiences. They may be from different cultures and backgrounds, but they all come together to help build our cars and trucks - and buy them.
NativeEnergy's Clean Water Campaign will improve the lives of thousands by installing water filters in homes and schools across Kenya, Ghana, Honduras, Ethiopia, Asia and other communities. Simple, proven household water filters eliminate the common practice of burning unsustainably harvested firewood to boil dirty water. Carbon reductions deliver additional value to address corporate greenhouse gas emissions goals.
The employee-driven CITGO Community Action Team (CCAT) personifies the spirit of volunteerism at the CITGO Lemont Refinery. CCAT members live by the motto of “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” by contributing their time and talents. The team helps local food pantries and women’s shelters by donating time, collecting food and clothing, cleaning up the local communities and assisting with grounds-keeping efforts at the local Cerebral Palsy camp.
Deloitte, the largest professional services organization in the United States, helps its communities thrive in three ways: Leveraging innovative thinking to strengthen nonprofit capacity by helping with strategic, operational and financial challenges, so nonprofits can help more people and communities faster and better. Complementing innovative thinking with an investment of financial resources at the national and regional level. Creating and sharing new research, content and insights on ways organizations can leverage skills-based volunteerism.