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    A Brief History of CSR

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Apr 9, 2019 9:06:00 AM

    80% of the world’s 250 largest companies actively issue Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reports on their efforts toward sustainability. We’ve come a long way since companies first started to apply very early forms of CSR in the 1910s. So how did we get to where we are and how has CSR evolved over the years?

    Topics: SmartSimple Engage, Corporate, Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Engage, History, Philanthropy, SDG

    Want To Make An Impact On The Refugee Crisis? Take A Look At What Airbnb's Doing

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Jan 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

    With the record-setting rate of refugees and forcibly-displaced communities seeking housing and care during their relocation into their new country, an increasing number of global corporations are stepping up to address this issue through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts. One of the most effective forms of assistance has been through community-driven volunteer programs because they provide consistent support to a cause while engaging volunteers with transformative experiences.

    Topics: Volunteer Management, Employee Giving, Airbnb, Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Refugee Crisis, Open Homes, SmartSimple, technology, Refugees

    2018: A Year In Review

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Dec 12, 2018 2:19:50 PM

    2018 was another year of milestones, innovations, and developing future-proof technology. And with so much happening, we wanted to highlight some of the exciting moments and ideas that took place this year. We strive for and pride ourselves in furthering and pushing our services into territories we didn’t even think were possible. In a year of many achievements, we’re excited to present some of the milestones that happened along the path in 2018.

    Topics: Upgrade, Solutions, Support, Videos, Volunteer Management, VolunteerMatch, Corporate, Elevate, Employee Giving, PEAK, SmartSimple Direct, Technical Support, Accessibility, 2018, AgeOptions, Block Party, Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Demo, Diversity, Donor, Elevate Nashville, Blog, Diversity & Inclusion, Donor Portal, Business Strategy, Community Foundation, Compliance, Elevate 2018, Employee Matching, Equity, Grantmaking, GDPR, Inclusion, Scholarship Management, SmartSimple, technology, Upgrades, Year End

    Automate Your Employee Matching Gifts Program For The 21st Century

    Posted by Stacey Hellas on Aug 24, 2018 2:17:22 PM

    Of all corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, employee matching gifts is an impactful one. Not only do these programs engage staff in a meaningful way but give employees and employers the opportunity to multiply their positive impact on society. In this blog, we’ll be covering the basics of corporate matching gifts, and how to encourage participation from your team.

    Topics: SmartSimplee, Volunteer Management, Employee Giving, Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Employee Matching, Philanthropy

    Why Employers Should Start Preparing Now For Generation Z

    Posted by Stacey Hellas on Jul 23, 2018 11:13:00 AM

    At 35%, Millennials are officially the largest generation currently working in the US. Coming up hot on their heels is the largest, single generational cohort in the country. Generation Z, at 26% of the population, and it’s never too early to start planning for their role on the world stage.

    Topics: Employee Giving, Generation Z, Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Millenials, SmartSimple