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6 Areas To Evaluate Your CSR Preparedness To Adopt SDGs

Posted by Stirling Myles on May 16, 2019 2:24:35 PM
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You’re probably reading this because you want to implement the United Nations SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) into your CSR strategy, but don’t know where to start. With 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 sub-targets on topics as diverse as gender equality, zero hunger, and climate action — Where do you even begin?

Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility, SmartSimple Cloud for CSR, Responsible Companies

A Comparison of Traditional and SDG-Driven CSR

Posted by Stirling Myles on Apr 29, 2019 9:55:49 AM

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has shaped the way that corporations have engaged with communities. As it’s evolved, CSR has gone through a fundamental shift in how it operates in light of new global initiatives, most notably, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). So what does this shift look like?

Topics: Employee Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, SmartSimple Cloud for CSR, SDGs

[Webinar] Evolving Your Employee Volunteer Program for Greater Impact & Participation

Posted by Stirling Myles on Apr 17, 2019 11:05:55 AM

About 84% of companies view volunteer opportunities as an important way to engage employees. Yet 1/3 of employees don’t give through their workplace giving programs because they’re not able to choose causes that matter to them.

Topics: Volunteer Management, Employee Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, SmartSimple Cloud for CSR, Webinar

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: Corporate Social Responsibility, SmartSimple Cloud for CSR, Responsible Companies

15 Stories of Success to Inspire Your Employee Volunteer Program

Posted by Stirling Myles on Feb 22, 2019 11:15:17 AM

With corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices becoming a solidified standard, businesses are finding ways to make their programs stand out from the crowd and maximize their impact. Want to know the common thread? It starts with their employees.

Topics: Volunteer Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, SmartSimple Cloud for CSR, Responsible Companies