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.…Continue
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.Continue
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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…
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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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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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.…
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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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 “…Continue
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…Continue
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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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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Case #1 - Employee Engagement
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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…Continue
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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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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,…
The 2010 LBG Canada benchmarking exercise produced a wealth of information and insight into the management approaches that underpin best practice in employer-supported programs. In reviewing the data, ten essential elements of successful volunteering and giving strategies are apparent. We are pleased to share them with you here. You can …
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