Serving on the board of directors of your favorite nonprofit organization is a great way to celebrate the cause you love the most and share the gift of your leadership. But is a stint on a board of directors the right move for you? It depends.
Social connections and community impact are two of today’s hottest cultural trends. Combined, they add up to a growing commitment to social impact all across America. But not everyone likes to “do good” in exactly the same way. Which type are you?
Adopting a family is a terrific charitable giving activity for donating gifts and necessities to local nonprofit organizations, which then place those items directly into the hands of families who are facing challenges, especially during the holidays or during back-to-school season. But is that the only way to improve the lives of others during the holiday season?
If you're doing good at home and at work, you're part of today's Social Impact Culture. But are you aware of your Social Impact Personality Type? Find out now and make your experience with philanthropy even better.
Workplace volunteering programs are gaining in popularity, and 25% of adults volunteer each year for a nonprofit organization. So how do you deal with the majority of your employees who do not regularly volunteer? These employees might not have the connections or experience to get engaged in the ways your company's program anticipates. Find out what to do.
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In today's socially conscious economy, three realities of "doing good"--social impact--are facing every business.
“Doing good” is on the rise in communities across America. And there are lots of ways you can do it, including giving to a favorite charity, serving on a nonprofit board of directors, recycling and respecting a sustainable environment, and purchasing products that support a cause.
Is there anything more delicious than tackling a bowl of pistachios?
More than 90% of American households give to charity each year. Chances are, you are doing it yourself at least two or three times a year. But how do you know the charity you choose is a good one? That's a good question. And the answer is, you can check out a charity the hard way, or the easy way.
Giving is up, according to the Giving USA report released last week. In 2014, Americans gave a record $355 million to charity. What's up with that?
As social consciousness in America continues to rise, “impact” and “investing”--used in the same sentence--are becoming popular buzzwords among wealth managers. But what does the term actually mean, and what should the average person know about personal investments and “doing well by doing good”?
“We do that.” That’s answer a successful CEO is likely to give when asked about the company’s social responsibility (CSR) program. “We have a foundation and an employee matching gifts program. And we recycle.”
That answer might have worked five years ago. But that answer won’t work today.
How does it work when a company supports a charitable event--from a business savvy standpoint? The short answer is, it works quite well.
Sometimes a name can be the biggest mystery. And that is especially true when it comes to "doing good." What to call it?
Making a difference in the workplace is more important than ever to today’s emerging talent. In fact, one of the most common statements by today’s recruit is that they want to work for an organization whose leaders understand that lives are improved by tapping the power of doing good for others and making them better at their job, all at the same time.
You know your company is full of great people. But are you empowering them to do their best work and stay satisfied? And are you attracting and retaining the best people? It takes talent to meet aggressive revenue goals.