A few years ago, I observed my first ScopeAthon event. On a dreary fall day, in a cramped room deep within the headquarters of a Fortune 500 company, I sat down with dozens of overwhelmed nonprofits and eager corporate employees.
When you think about the different ways that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) transpires throughout daily life, examples seen at retail will often come to mind.
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Does it feel like someone is always watching you? Have you noticed the same ads showing up no matter where you go online? And they all try to sell you stuff that has very little to do with your actual interests?
Around the world, corporate leaders are beginning to embrace competitive strategies built on positive social and environmental impact.
I'm always interested to see how companies are doubling down on their employee volunteering programs, and in the process reinventing the possibilities for what these programs can become.
"What are the major social risks in my business?" and "Who are the partners I need to help mitigate that risk substantively and publicly?" and "What's the public policy goal we can partner around?"
Bravo to Schmidt for withdrawing Google's membership over ALEC's climate denialist agenda.
The wealth contained within this land does not belong to those that live and work it, but to those with the might to control it.
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Not interested in spending an eternity to see your engagement levels improve? Then get employees who "get it" to lasso in the laggards and steer them along an easy path to involvement.
The increasing difficulty in differentiating a brand based on price, quality or convenience has actually created a new opportunity -- or dare I say a new imperative -- for all marketers to seek out new ways to make their products matter. One of the most promising new sets of benefits are intrinsic social benefits