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Philanthropic Activities: 5 Corporate Giving Program Ideas

Corporate giving programs within businesses big or small add significant value to a company and the community the business resides. Participating in community philanthropic activities can often be a positive reflection of the culture within a company. In fact, potential employees will often ask within early interview stages, how the corporation brings purpose and good to the society. Moreover, customers…

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What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & How Does it Benefit Companies?

Corporate social responsibility, commonly referred to as CSR, has been a growing trend over the past decade. Perhaps surprisingly, those most interested in corporate citizenship aren’t the small, socially-minded startups selling eco-conscious wares — but medium to large companies, including giants like Google to Wells Fargo. So what is corporate social responsibility, exactly? Why are companies increasingly interested in it,…

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Yoga at Work: Support Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Abuse

Exhale to Inhale is an extraordinary nonprofit based in NYC that brings unique, trauma-informed yoga classes to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Through Visit.org, they now offer in-office yoga experiences for a cause. Founded in 2013 by Zoë LePage, this nonprofit was built on the fact that yoga is more than just a form of exercise; it serves as…

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What is Employee-Driven Engagement?

Not only has the rise in popularity of  corporate social responsibility (CSR) made an impact on local communities, it has also been widely recorded as boosting employee engagement. While employee engagement is certainly something ambitious businesses should strive for, there’s a distinction between top-down employee engagement and employee-driven engagement. Here are some data-backed facts proving employee-driven engagement reaps tons of…

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What is Visit.org: Q&A with CEO Michal Alter

Michal Alter is the CEO and Co-Founder of Visit.org, a SaaS platform that offers employee-driven corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities that benefit nonprofits. As one of the first female pilot cadets in the Israeli Air Force, a former computer science engineer, an experienced Director of Refugee Affairs, and a graduate from Columbia University’s Master of Public Administration program, Michal has…

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What Is Diversity & Inclusion? (And How To Increase It in the Workplace)

According to Engage for Good, two kinds of diversity are valued in corporate culture: 1) identity diversity (race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.) and 2) cognitive diversity (knowledge, experience, etc.). And while it might be easy to say that both of these types of diversity are equal to one another, it turns out that identity diversity has a greater impact on…

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5 Ways To Celebrate Volunteer Month At Work

April is Volunteer Month — a chance to acknowledge the volunteers who give their time and effort to support causes, and a chance to get involved in various efforts. With the arrival of Spring also comes more opportunities to be out and about, making April the perfect time to roll your sleeves up and contribute to a cause you already…

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How to Squeeze Volunteering into Your Work Schedule

Short-term volunteer work is a rewarding activity that many people want to be involved in. But sometimes it can be difficult to fit it into a busy work schedule. That’s why more and more companies are combining volunteer events with team building activities. Since volunteering frequently can be a challenge, one way you can make an impact while being engaged…

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