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23 CSR & Corporate Volunteering Conferences – Where to Go this Fall



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Added by Chris Jarvis on August 11, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

13 Conferences for 2013 - Plus 17 More!

Having trouble deciding which conferences to attend this year? Following you’ll find a list of our top 13 conferences for 2013 – plus 17 more! These conferences are focused on CSR, Sustainability, Corporate Volunteering and/or Philanthropy. Let us know where you’re going to be – hopefully we’ll see you there!

Note: Even with 30 conferences listed, there are likely to be some that we missed.…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on January 3, 2013 at 6:17pm — 13 Comments

Don't Waste Your Corporate Citizenship Story

Corporate citizenship stories should strike readers as both authentic and compelling. Most of the time they don't. Here's why plus some tips on how to do it right.

Visa: A case study on what NOT to…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on June 22, 2012 at 7:23pm — No Comments

Harnessing Social Media to Advance Your EVP and CSR Efforts



Guest post by Angela Parker, Realized Worth



Chris Jarvis presents at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on June 8, 2012 at 12:49am — No Comments

This Valentine's Day, Think Like Microsoft

This Valentine’s Day, take Microsoft’s lead: Cater to Individuality, Tap Into Passion, and Be Extravagant. Follow the philosophy of a company that intends to change the world – and you just might change your world too.



As long as people keep falling in love, Valentine’s Day will be a source of…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 14, 2012 at 10:08am — 2 Comments

A Comparison of 12 Workplace Giving Tools

There are new options for workplace giving tools almost every month. The United Way may have 

normalized the idea of ‘giving at the office’ but these new tools take the concept way beyond traditional giving campaigns.



With so many options available these days to manage workplace giving, we've created a list for our readers - and we've added our own perspective. The…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 7, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to Pitch Sustainability (Part 2 of "Sustainability and Your Employees")

So, you want to get active but you're not sure your company will go for it?  In part 2 of this interview, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt of The Natural Step tells us what you can do.





Employee Engagement in Sustainability - An interviw with Karl-Henrik…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 3, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Sustainability and Your Employees: Part 1

Want to help your business forge a path toward sustainable practices?  Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt has an excellent framework to help you. Listen below to part 1 of a 2-part interview series with Dr. Robèrt and Realized Worth’s very own Chris Jarvis.…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 1, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

7 Reasons Why Online Tools Improve Workplace Giving

It's time for companies to change the way they invest their philanthropic dollars. It's no longer good enough to simply give money away. The entire process must create impact: for the community, the company, and the employees.



Community investments done poorly…



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Added by Chris Jarvis on January 30, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Set Goals & Find Collaborators: How to Start A Corporate Volunteer Program



Here are some practical steps to take when designing your employee volunteering and workplace giving program. Be sure to read part one of the series “…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on January 3, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Corporate Social Responsibility May be the Solution in Failing Economy

The credit markets are tightening their belts (or bottlenecks) and chances are many business leaders are looking to trim the fat off the edges. Next year’s budgets will reflect the fiscal judiciousness of the obsessive profiteer. Nothing wrong with that, really. It’s why business is in business - to make money for the owners/shareholders. And that is exactly why CSR should…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on October 26, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Annual Giving Campaign: 6 Tips for Success

Here are Microsoft's six recommendations to increase employee engagement in your company's next annual giving campaign.…





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Added by Chris Jarvis on October 25, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Direct Action: The East African Drought

 Realized Worth would like to thank Faith Bachlow for the following guest post. For all the talk we do about the value of volunteering, we thought it was time to provide our readers with a direct route to take action. Here's a significant way to address the desperation that is rampant right now in East Africa due to the multi-year drought.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on September 12, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments

The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering

Skills-based volunteering vs. general volunteering: When it comes to long-term impacts, skills-based will win every time. So why am I still an advocate for general volunteering? Read on and join the conversation. You can comment at the bottom of the page or contact me at chrisjarvis@realizedworth.com.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on September 9, 2011 at 9:45am — No Comments

The Business Case for Employee Volunteering - Case #2

 

CASE #2 - Better Talent

 

Many companies have employee volunteer programs, but for many companies in Europe, Canada and the US these programs are underfunded, underdeveloped…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on August 2, 2011 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Hiring a Corporate Volunteering Consultant? Here’s what to expect.

Your consultant should be intelligent, experienced, and competent. Here are a few pointers to help you choose the… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on July 25, 2011 at 7:19pm — No Comments

The Business Case for Employee Volunteering - Case #1

Case #1 - Employee Engagement

 

 

Many companies have employee volunteer programs, but for many companies in Europe, Canada and the…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on June 16, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Best Practice: Corporate Citizenship & Storytelling

I think I may have found my favorite example of how to tell the Corporate Citizenship story....

 

This past March, we had the opportunity to join…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on May 5, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to Find Your Influentials and Let Them Lead

Managing a company’s employee volunteering program is almost always a daunting task. This is partly because most employers approach the task as an add-on – surely finding a place to volunteer will just take a few minutes? Turns out, scheduling events, negotiating with nonprofits, communicating events to employees, and looking after unending details - is a full time job.

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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 24, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments

The Key to an Engaging Employee Volunteer Program

If you want an engaging employee volunteer program, you'll need to make it 3 dimensional. Here's how.

 

If you're even vaguely familiar with Realized Worth, chances are you've heard us mention the "Journey of the Volunteer." Whether in blogs,…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on March 16, 2011 at 10:39am — 2 Comments

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