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Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving
What's new and hot (or just current) in employee volunteering
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Volunteering doesn't just help our communities, it improves the business

Volunteering doesn't just help our communities, it improves the business | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
First Ark Group is donating 500 hours of staff time to local charities, but expects to reap the rewards in house. Laura McCumiskey explains (Maybe a new approach to corporate giving... Sounds a good idea, what do you think?
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A 2 minute lesson on employee engagement for sustainability ... that ...

A 2 minute lesson on employee engagement for sustainability ... that ... | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that getting employees engaged in sustainability initiatives is tough. This fun little video shows why so many efforts go wrong and how "green jujitsu" offers green champions a better way forward.
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4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference ...

A New Model for Leadership in the 21st Century” – Stanley S. Litow, IBM.
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We are excited to be presenting at the 4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference -- a lively 2-day event April 11th and 12th, 2013, on the future of responsible leadership and corporate engagement in global development.

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Making it Matter: The Value of Employee Giving and Volunteering at Every Level of Management – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Making it Matter: The Value of Employee Giving and Volunteering at Every Level of Management – Press Releases on CSRwire.com | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.
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Love to have you join us for the Twitter chat on Feb 19 at 2pm EST to discuss it futher.

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A Successful CSR Program Depends on Employee Engagement

A Successful CSR Program Depends on Employee Engagement | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
This week, SmartRecruiters recognized Cisco as having one of the top 10 corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs in the United States. In her
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Here's how Cisco does Employee Volunteering. 5 interesting components.

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infographic maps growing trend in employee volunteer programs

infographic maps growing trend in employee volunteer programs | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
INFOGRAPHIC MAPS GROWING TREND IN EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS. By Kristina Roberts, JS Daw & Associates. Employee volunteering is a hot topic followed by JS Daw & Associates. We're seeing more and ...
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Interesting stats!

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Microsoft's 4Afrika Initiative is Good Business - Forbes

Microsoft's 4Afrika Initiative is Good Business - Forbes | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Forbes Microsoft's 4Afrika Initiative is Good Business Forbes In Africa, the corporate citizenship programs for companies like Shell, De Beers and Monsanto consist mostly of small-scale social projects like health clinics or micro-credit schemes.
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Best Practice Awards for Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship

Best Practice Awards for Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
We are big believers in the fundamental importance of engaging employees in Corporate Citizenship programs.
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Volunteering: A Path to Discover Meaning

Volunteering: A Path to Discover Meaning | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
If you’ve followed us at all, you know that we believe volunteering is transformative.  The simple act of helping others brings powerful benefits to one’s
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Humans are fundamentally wired for meaning. Volunteering is a radically life enhancing practice.

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Patrice Mingo's comment, February 5, 2013 5:57 PM
As always, you are right on target Chris!
Markham Rollins III's curator insight, February 6, 2013 8:17 AM

This is so true!!!

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Sterling Bank employees volunteer more than 50000 hours - Moscow-Pullman Daily News

Sterling Bank employees volunteer more than 50000 hours - Moscow-Pullman Daily News | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Sterling Bank employees volunteer more than 50000 hours Moscow-Pullman Daily News Approximately 13,000 of the hours were part Sterling Bank's employee volunteer time off program, which was established last year.
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Making the CSR-HR Partnership Work: CSRwire Launches Webinar Series with CSR for HR Leader Elaine Cohen – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Making the CSR-HR Partnership Work: CSRwire Launches Webinar Series with CSR for HR Leader Elaine Cohen – Press Releases on CSRwire.com | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.
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TEDx: Storytelling--The Secret Key to Leadership - Forbes

TEDx: Storytelling--The Secret Key to Leadership - Forbes | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
TEDx: Storytelling Is A Key to Leadership (Your CSR Story - Most leaders tell are ineffective or even counterproductive http://t.co/liBvshIl (good insights))...
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TEDx: Storytelling--The Secret Key to Leadership - Essential to telling you CSR story!

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Second Harvest has doubled volunteer hours by making experience convenient - Pioneer Press

Second Harvest has doubled volunteer hours by making experience convenient - Pioneer Press | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Second Harvest has doubled volunteer hours by making experience convenient Pioneer Press The new Golden Valley facility includes a meeting room to cater to corporations, which increasingly are looking for ways employees can volunteer in the...
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NONPROFITS!! This is your example!

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Employee Engagement Increases in China, but Still Very Low

Employee Engagement Increases in China, but Still Very Low | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Six percent of Chinese workers were engaged in their jobs in 2012, up from 2% in 2009, but still among the lowest rates worldwide. Engaged Chinese employees report greater productivity, higher wellbeing, and better health.
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Accenture Corporate Citizenship Skills to Succeed Videos - Accenture

Learn about Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship Skills to Succeed program as leadership discusses the program and highlights some partnerships.
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good progam with some real metrics.

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C@W Promotional Video

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Here's a great promot video about the 12th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship. The theme for the 2013 Summit is Make it Matter. April 3, 4 in NYC.


"A peer-to-peer summit unlike other educational forums on employee engagement. Intelligent, dynamic and practical. I strongly recommend its content to both seasoned professionals and newcomers."

- Martha Field, Manager of Community Relations, Thompson Reuters

 

More info here - http://www.charitiesatwork.org/annual-summit/2013-2/


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Alicia Douglas's curator insight, February 19, 2013 3:20 PM

This is a great video highlighting 2013 C@W conference...check it out!

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The State of Corporate Citizenship 2012

The State of Corporate Citizenship 2012 | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
The State of Corporate Citizenship 2012
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Environmental sustainability programs received the greatest increases in funding over the past three years and are expected to continue to be a funding priority over the next three.

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CSR Now a Business Imperative | Sustainable Business Forum

CSR Now a Business Imperative | Sustainable Business Forum | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
The scrutiny companies now face has rendered worthless the kind of checkbook CSR which used to shout “look at us, we're doing something good” – in the belief that this alone would afford protection in the event of them ...
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Employee engagement surveys: useless or very useless? - Macleans.ca

Employee engagement surveys: useless or very useless? - Macleans.ca | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Employee engagement surveys: useless or very useless?
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Lee Jones's curator insight, February 18, 2013 9:50 AM

Employee engagement really does require face to face dialogue to be effective.

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Pacific Ventures announces its Corporate Social Responsibility ...

Pacific Ventures announces its Corporate Social Responsibility ... | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Dubai real estate market has recently shown an escalation in residential, office, retail and hotel projects, these recent trends and developments in the market have highlighted the future outlook...
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Curious about which Companies Match Employee Giving by City?

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Most Fortune 500 companies have operations in nearly every major city, but it's useful to have a list of companies that have a large physical presence in specific cities and also offer employee giving programs.

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Charities at Work | Broadening the opportunity to give

Charities at Work | Broadening the opportunity to give | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Still time! RT ‏@RealizedWorth Early Bird pricing for #CWSummit13 extended to 18/13. Visit http://t.co/G97f0ti5 to request an invitation
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Mapping for Results | The World Bank

Mapping for Results | The World Bank | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
We're helping with a project similar to this - @WorldBank Mapping for Results (Cool eh?) http://t.co/vxIbjjTX
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Bringing Corporate Social Responsibility to Life Through Storytelling

Stories represent one of the greatest leadership tools at any communicator’s disposal. When
used correctly, stories can be powerful in their ability to bring people together around a common
purpose...


Via Karen Dietz
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Susan Williams's comment, June 15, 2011 4:17 AM
Thank you, Karen, for putting all of this together and sharing it.
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The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering

The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering | Trends in Employee Volunteering & Workplace Giving | Scoop.it
Skills-based volunteering vs. general volunteering: When it comes to long-term impacts, skills-based will win every time.
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