Navigating the New Era of CSR: Where is social impact headed?
The Social Impact Show
by Benevity
3d ago
In today's episode, you'll learn where the corporate social responsibility industry is headed. We explore how world events shape CSR and social impact as well as trends on how businesses will integrate CSR into the future. This is part 2 of our series on the Future of CSR. Listen to Part 1 in the previous episode Timestamp of our discussion: 1:07 - Where is social impact headed? 4:38 - Social Impact Role: More strategic than ever before 6:27 - Social impact professionals come from a diverse background 9:58 - Where is business adoption of social impact headed? Especially with small to medium-si ..read more
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The Next Frontier of social impact: How CSR Professionals are Shaping the Future
The Social Impact Show
by Benevity
1w ago
In today's episode, you'll learn how corporate social responsibility profession has changed and what's shaping its future. We discuss its history, what the profession looks like today and how the role will continue to evolve in the the future. Timestamp of our discussion: 0:52 - History of the corporate social responsibility professional 3:56 - When did CSR become a profession 5:36 - What does the profession look like today? 8:37 - How is the role being categorized and defined today? 11:38 - When will social impact professionals be represented in the C-Suite? 14:04 - Perils of CSR reporting to ..read more
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How to start and scale an environment and sustainability program
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by Benevity
1M ago
In this episode, you'll learn how social impact and environmental sustainability can work together. We chat with Michael Wong, Environmental Sustainability Manager with Ferguson, and explore everything about GHG emissions as well as how to start and scale an environment and sustainability program in your business.   00:53 - What should we understand about GHG emissions? 3:20 - Is there standard reporting for GHG emissions? 4:23 - What is net-zero, and how is it connected to ESG? 6:35 - How can social impact professionals impact environmental and sustainability efforts in their organizatio ..read more
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Why donors need social impact data to make the best donation decisions
The Social Impact Show
by Benevity
1M ago
In today's episode, you'll learn why social impact data is important for donors when selecting which charities to give to. We explore how donor decisions actually change when provided with data. Finally, we discuss how to standardize social impact data   Timestamp of our discussion: 1:04 - How donors decide on which charities to give to? 4:14 - Why impact data is important for donor decision-making 6:22 - What the Impact Genome's study shows about donors 10:43 - Giving decisions of donors with and without impact data? 14:07 - Next steps in collecting impact data for donors ..read more
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How social impact can help address skilled worker shortage
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by Benevity
2M ago
In this episode, you'll learn about the skilled worker shortage across North America and how social impact can help find solutions.   We chat with Melissa Hazelwood from Ferguson, and explore the current and future impacts of the skilled worker shortage, how career perceptions have changed and what's currently being done to address these shortages.    Timestamp of our discussion: 0:46 - What is the skilled worker shortage across North America?   2:16 - What type of positions are there a shortage of?   5:05 - Is there more recognition today of different career streams o ..read more
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Understanding and measuring the "S" in ESG: How to improve reporting its impact
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by Benevity
3M ago
In this episode, you'll learn about the "S" in ESG and why it needs clear reporting standards to measure its impact in a business. We explore the importance of social impact data, discuss the Impact Genome Registry and what benefits it provides to companies and social impact professionals. 1:04 - "Centre for Impact Sciences and Impact Genome Project" 6:25 - "What does the "S" in ESG really mean?" 10:11 - Is the current reporting standard for the "S" in ESG too basic? 11:55 - What is social impact data and why is it important? 15:10 - "Benefits of the Impact Genome Registry" 20:20 - How does th ..read more
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How to start employee resource groups in the workplace
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by Benevity
3M ago
In this episode, you'll learn how to start and get buy-in for your employee resource group in the workplace. We chat with business resource group (BRG) leaders from Thermo Fisher and explore how their BRG's operate, attract new members, maintain engagement and what skills they gained from being a part of and managing their respective BRGs. We also discuss how to grow a community and examples of allyship with other groups in the workplace. What we discussed: 0:00 - Introduction 1:23 - Areas of focus for your Business Resource Group  6:01 - Getting buy-in, approval and support for BRG activ ..read more
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Getting started with Employee Resource Group (ERG) Software for the workplace
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by Benevity
5M ago
In this episode, part 2 of our discussion on ERG software, you'll learn where to begin when implementing Employee Resource Group (ERG) Software for the workplace including how to get company buy-in integrating with CSR software. We chat with Stephanie Moe, Social Impact Lead with AAA, and explore how to get company buy-in, implementation challenges and advice on getting started with ERGs. Timestamp of our discussion: 0:44 - Where to begin when implementing ERG software? 2:21 - How would you get company buy-in for ERG software? 3:25 - Greatest challenges to overcome during the implementation pr ..read more
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ESG Explained: Why it's important for business and investors today
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by Benevity
8M ago
In this episode, you'll learn what is ESG, why it's important for business and how it differs from CSR. We chat with Stewart Rassier and Janna Irons from thinkParallax, and explore how ESG impacts what investors are looking for, how to improve your ESG performance and aligning your business to your ESG goals. Timestamp of our discussion: 0:55 - What is ESG and why is it important for businesses today? 2:47 - What is ESG investing? What are investors looking for? 5:27 - Difference between ESG and CSR 9:01 - Will there be an amalgamation of social impact roles? 11:00 - How to improve ESG perform ..read more
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Corporate Social Responsibility Software 101: How to level up your social impact programs
The Social Impact Show
by Benevity
11M ago
In today's episode, you'll learn all about corporate social responsibility (CSR) software from what it does to how it helps social impact professionals with their employee engagement programs. We explore what features and capabilities to look for when buying and why implementation crucial for success. Timestamp of our discussion: 0:47 - What is CSR software? 1:20 - How CSR software reduces workload for social impact programs 4:29 - Learning new software vs status quo 7:42 - Features and capabilities to look for when buying CSR software 12:32 - Integration with charities/causes 15:16 - What to ..read more
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