Forget about the old way of doing things, where volunteering, giving, pro bono work and engagement were all separate buckets spread out over the company. Businesses now recognize that all of these practices fall within the same camp and need to function as a coordinated effort.
Your employees who volunteer aren't just healthier, they're also more engaged and active healthcare consumers. Four out of five believe that they have some degree of control over their health, know more about it and are more informed about chronic diseases.
Employee volunteer programs make employees feel good and, as such, evidence suggests that such programs lead to greater employee engagement. But what good does a corporate social responsibility program do for the rest of us?