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    [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, Engage, Webinar

    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, Engage, Responsible Companies

    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, Corporate Giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, Responsible Companies

    A Perfect Match: SmartSimple Now Integrates With VolunteerMatch To Provide More Choice and Scalability To Employee Volunteer Programs

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Nov 12, 2018 8:35:28 AM

     SmartSimple connects the web’s largest network of volunteer opportunities with its all-in-one CSR solutions with the new VolunteerMatch Network integration. It’s now easier to scale your employee volunteer program with over 100,000 volunteer opportunities right at your fingertips while empowering your employees to find the opportunities they feel most passionate about.

    Topics: Volunteer Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Engage, Integration

    How Skills-Based Volunteerism Helps Grow Successful Businesses

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Jul 9, 2018 10:04:01 AM

     

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    According to a recent Deloitte study on human capital, after surveying more than 11,000 business owners, that 77% rated “citizenship and social impact” as critical or essential. One of the most effective ways of improving a company's reputation as a socially responsible organization is through Skills-Based Volunteering as it addresses both social impact and positive company branding at the same time.

    Topics: Volunteer Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Engage