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?
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?
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.
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?
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.