Employee Volunteering for Corporate Social Responsibility.
TEAM-BUILDING EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER PROJECTS, AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM SUPPORT.
What is Employee Volunteering?
Employee volunteering and employee volunteer programs are often part of a company’s overall Corporate Social Responsibility and/or Employee Engagement mission.
As defined by Points of Light, employee volunteering is a planned, managed effort that seeks to motivate and enable employees to effectively serve community needs through the leadership of the employer.
Boost your organizational goals and support Corporate Social Responsibility.
Double the feel-good vibes by engaging in a team activity that activates good.
Engage and get to know both teammates and prospective clients better.
Why have an Employee Volunteering Program?
Of Americans believe that companies who sponsor volunteer activities offer a better overall environment than those who do not, according to the
2017 Deloitte Volunteerism Survey.
Of MBAs feel that a reputation for ethics (an important component of Corporate Social Responsibility) is as important as financial benefits in selecting a job, according to a resent study from Stanford.
Engaged Employees help Businesses Succeed
Employee volunteering allows employees to engage with their workplace on a deeper level. Why does that matter? Engaged employees are good for the bottom line too, companies with engaged staff have:
In addition to the benefits provided by publicizing your volunteer activities through traditional and social media, having a vibrant Employee Volunteer Program (as part of a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative) can help increase your company’s reputation.
89% of consumers say they would buy the products/services of a company with an excellent Corporate Social Responsibility reputation as well as recommending it to others. For companies with a poor Corporate Social Responsibility reputation, that number falls to below 7% (Reputation Institute).
According to a McKinsey Global Survey, CFOs, investment professionals, and Corporate Social Responsibility professionals agree that maintaining a good corporate reputation or brand equity is the most important way [volunteer programs] create value.
Activate Good partners with businesses to make doing good easier.
Learn more about the ways we partner with businesses to support employee volunteerism and other corporate social responsibility initiatives: