Engaging a Community on Education Vision

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 in Corporate Citizenship, Work | Comments Off on Engaging a Community on Education Vision

Engaging a Community on Education Vision

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Building a Culture of Social Responsibility

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Corporate Citizenship, Work | Comments Off on Building a Culture of Social Responsibility

Building a Culture of Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Investment, Civic Engagement, however you label it, making a difference in a community is a growing mission in many organizations. When Rollins Crummer Graduate School of Business and the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership teamed up to plan their second annual leadership panel, they set out to respond to this growing trend by selecting a topic that would promote civic philanthropy and engage Central Florida businesses of all sizes. They believed that collectively, engaged businesses elevate the conversation, strengthen...

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Shifts in Thinking in the Impact Revolution

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Corporate Citizenship, Great Companies, Strategic Planning | Comments Off on Shifts in Thinking in the Impact Revolution

Shifts in Thinking in the Impact Revolution

Today’s businesses are operating in the Impact Revolution similar to how we refer to the Industrial Revolution, a time in history when how we did business changed forever. For some companies, corporate social responsibility is an integral part of their overall business and brand and has been for some time. For others, they are just getting started. The point is, we live in a day and age when corporate citizenship matters – to employees, to buyers, to investors and to the general population. For companies still evaluating if or how to jump in, it is important to consider how the concept of...

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Integrating CSR into Business Strategy for Maximum Benefit to Companies and Community

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Corporate Citizenship, Great Companies | Comments Off on Integrating CSR into Business Strategy for Maximum Benefit to Companies and Community

Integrating CSR into Business Strategy for Maximum Benefit to Companies and Community

Businesses in the United States, and Central Florida in particular, are poised and eager to incorporate corporate social responsibility (CSR) into the important work they do. They believe business can be a force for good and are implementing CSR programs aligning their values with their daily operations. The Corporate Citizenship program at the Edyth Bush Institute at Rollins College was established to inspire, guide and support these companies in a way that is both good for business and the community. CSR TALKS: Raising awareness for corporate social responsibility and its benefits to...

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Q: What is skilled volunteerism and how does it fit into our community investment program?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2017 in Corporate Citizenship, from Q to A | Comments Off on Q: What is skilled volunteerism and how does it fit into our community investment program?

Q: What is skilled volunteerism and how does it fit into our community investment program?

A: Companies making service-based contributions, in addition to financial ones, strengthen or expand nonprofit partnerships and increase their impact. That is what we refer to as ‘skilled volunteerism’. It is about companies thinking beyond writing checks to contributing their unique skills and services where there is a need in the community. Companies interested in contributing skilled volunteers can start by taking an inventory to determine where there is a community need and what they are uniquely qualified to offer. This is often a way smaller companies hoping to make a big difference...

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