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Ryan Scott
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One of the Top Reasons Your Employees Aren't Volunteering Will Surprise You

America’s Charities - a leader for more than 35 years in employee giving - regularly issues data-driven reports that identify trends in corporate giving and volunteering. Over the years, this “Snapshot” series has become a critical bellwether in employee-led corporate philanthropy, spotlighting exactly how the field is evolving. Since the…See More
Nov 9
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Don’t Have a #GivingTuesday Campaign Planned Yet? 5 Shortcuts to Nov. 28th.

Somewhere along the way, the shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday became as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey and pumpkin pie. So, six years ago, the bright minds at Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92Y in New York City launched #GivingTuesday as a counterbalance to the rampant consumerism that now surrounds a holiday founded on gratitude and community.Through a…See More
Nov 3
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Initial Coin Offerings Can Issue Social Change, Too

Something truly disruptive has been emerging in the world of social impact: the rise of digital currencies and blockchain technology as tools for accelerating change.As cryptocurrencies gain favor with entrepreneurs, governments, businesses and consumers, their potential use cases for good are being rigorously explored by all of these stakeholders. Many cryptocurrency projects led by startups and large international agencies alike are striving for bold breakthroughs in entrenched social issues,…See More
Oct 27
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Why Companies Must Shift from Disaster Relief to Disaster Philanthropy

The onslaught of major natural disasters in the past month is forcing companies to consider how they can and should respond to such overwhelming need. Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey have literally rained down devastation, an earthquake in Mexico has left hundreds dead, and…See More
Oct 6
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You Need These Elements to Build an Irresistible Company Culture

By: Katharine BierceOn a recent cross-country flight, I was pleased to see that the in-flight entertainment included a fireside chat with Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn. Weiner is a CEO I greatly admire for his authenticity, clear communication and the fact that he values mindfulness and compassion in the workplace. So I was excited to hear…See More
Aug 23
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Investing in the Employee Experience Pays Off

Over the past decade, companies have increased their focus on and investments in employee engagement. But engagement levels across the world have stagnated or are on the decline. Why?Jacob Morgan thinks the problem lies in how companies approach engagement. A best-selling author and futurist, Morgan has found through extensive research that companies too often address employee engagement through short term…See More
Aug 16
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Aug 8
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How to Start A Corporate Giving Program by Laura Plato

Leaders at companies of all shapes and sizes understand that creating a culture of giving back is essential to their own bottom lines. According to America’s Charities, workplace giving is one of the most cost-effective ways to support charities, with approximately $4 billion being raised each year through workplace giving. And recent industry research found that companies that increased total giving by at least 10% between 2013 and 2015 saw increases in…See More
Aug 8
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Dropbox Connects its Culture to Bottom Line Impact

Dropbox isn’t interested in lip service. It wants citizen philanthropists.  That’s why the company has applied considerable energy and resources towards community impact in ways that can be embraced by all of its employees. The company’s “Dropbox for Good” program - with chapters in 13 global offices - has donated $1 million collectively in…See More
Aug 1
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Collaboration, Not Competition, Is the Best Hope to Save 20 Million Lives

With so many social issues competing for the philanthropy attention of companies and individuals, how can nonprofits successfully break through the noise to draw attention to their missions? What can activists do to galvanize urgent momentum around the issues they care about?In a word: collaborate.In recent years, social innovation has led to a dramatic increase in collaboration as a path to more successfully address…See More
Jul 25
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What Nonprofits Want Companies to Know About Giving

Corporate giving programs are an increasingly central part of social impact efforts by businesses across the world. Employees want to give back, and companies are making that ever easier with tools like automatic payroll deductions, matching gifts and crowdfunding campaigns. Modern approaches…See More
Jul 18
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Is Charity Dead? By Laura Plato

The way that we think of charity is dead wrong.So said Dan Pallotta at the recent +IMPACT East, Causecast’s second breakthrough conference addressing social innovation and overlooked paths toward impact. Pallotta’s powerful discussion perfectly framed the theme and takeaways of +IMPACT East, which was packed with entrepreneurs and big thinkers around the convergence of business, technology,…See More
Jul 11
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Volunteer Participation Doesn't Just Happen

With HR and CSR leaders increasingly aware that strong corporate volunteer and giving programs are an essential part of a positive employee experience, the vexing question on everyone’s minds is: but how can I get employees to actually participate? Corey Diamond, COO of volunteer consultant firm Realized Worth, believes the answer may seem contradictory: focus less on…See More
Jul 4
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Employees Love Working from Home. But Are They Engaged?

We live in an era of increased telecommuting, and employees love it that way. Global Analytics Workplace estimates that roughly 3.7 million employees (2.8% of the workforce) now work from home at least half the time, 50% of the US workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework and approximately 20-25% of the workforce teleworks at some frequencyThere are compelling reasons to support remote work…See More
Jun 27
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How a Culture of Giving Back Inspires Something Better than Engagement

A culture of giving back is not only one of the most inspiring ways to engage employees, it also offers something even better than engagement: worker passion.Every business leader is well versed in the benefits of employee engagement, with one study showing a 21% increase in productivity if employees are…See More
Jun 20
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Employee Engagement vs. Employee Experience

I spend a lot of time thinking about employee engagement, especially as it relates to employee volunteering and giving. Why? Consider the PwC study which showed that employees most committed to their organizations put in 57 percent more effort on the job—and are 87 percent less likely to resign—than employees who consider themselves disengaged. Or the Gallup study which demonstrated…See More
Jun 13

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What is your Interest?
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Environment
Represent:
Company, Individual
Name of Company / Organization:
Causecast
What is your current job title / department?
CEO
Seniority Level
C-Level
Department
Other
What would you most like to get out of this network?
Networking, Share Best Practices, Potential Partners
What knowledge, skills and experience do you have that you would be happy for people to contact you over?
Employee engagement, corporate philanthropy and volunteerism.
Website
http://www.causecast.com/

Ryan Scott's Blog

Don’t Have a #GivingTuesday Campaign Planned Yet? 5 Shortcuts to Nov. 28th.

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Somewhere along the way, the shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday became as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey and pumpkin pie. So, six…

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Initial Coin Offerings Can Issue Social Change, Too

Posted on October 27, 2017 at 12:40am 0 Comments

AdobeStock_144327023.jpeg Something truly disruptive has been emerging in the world of social impact: the rise of digital currencies and blockchain technology as tools for…

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