In the largest, most robust, industry-leading, and internationally-recognized research of corporate social investment, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.
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This report provides both inspirational and practical examples from pioneering FRPS (financial and related professional services) businesses, demonstrating how the business community can engage in deeper, more collaborative and more impactful corporate community investment programmes as part of their broader responsible business practices. These case studies are used to set out four routes that businesses can take to increase the effectiveness of their corporate community investment programmes.
IPA’s Community Data Sources program features Cynthia Cunningham of Community Solutions showing our members where to find and how to use free online data tools.
The Profile of Professionals 2018 study is a research project that examines the roles, responsibilities, development, and compensation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals. Its findings—based on survey results from 932 corporate citizenship professionals—provide insight into how CSR professionals at all levels assess the skills they need to be effective in their roles and what they perceive as the greatest challenges they must overcome.
This study details worker's expectations; helps employee engagement leaders shape more successful programs and nonprofits better cultivate employee donors.
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Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.
Technology Affinity Group and the Grants Mangers Network's 2014 Grantmakers Information Technology Survey Report concludes that funders are floundering with technology tools.
Building Power through Data-Sharing: Issues and Opportunities for Environmental Health and Justice Funders, a new report from Health and Environmental Funders Network, explores ways funders can build power in their fields through investments in data-sharing.
Planning to Win: The Just Enough Guide for Campaigners uses a six-step process to help organizations and coalitions build effective plans that lead to winning behavior, corporate or policy change campaigns.
Nonprofits can and should play an active role during elections, particularly by educating and activating voters. However, with important local, state and federal elections coming up this fall, nonprofits should take the time to remind their staff about appropriate activity during a political campaign or at any other time.
JK Group, a leading software and value-added services provider for corporate philanthropy has released a white paper that addresses the current state of corporate philanthropy and offers employers key insight on how they can build robust giving campaigns that resonate with employees, drive engagement and help the larger community.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual survey of corporate giving is based on data from 106 of the biggest companies in America. (Full report requires a subscription, but summary and some other features do not.)
Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving finds that companies are creating new giving models to attract younger employees and to ensure their programs remain relevant and vibrant.
Snapshot: Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving reveals the most dramatic shift in employee giving over the past decade.
A Market Emerges: The Six Dynamics of Impact Investing reports trends and challenges in the field of impact investing.