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4 Ways to Improve a Workplace Giving Platform and Experience

Online giving and workplace cause related practices are increasingly popular forms of employee engagement. In the US alone, charities raise about 5 billion USD from workplace giving initiatives. In India, everyday giving receives close to INR 350 crores or 5.1 billion USD. Causes that directly impacts and betters human life and quality are among the most valued by staff. […]

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5 ways to make your ‘Give As You Earn’ charity programme sticky

Every socially conscious organization will want to give back to the community in ways that matter. One of the many ways to get staff engaged and connected is through an effective ‘Give As You Earn’ programme. Despite a perceived lack of ‘close’ connection that staff feel when they sign-up for charitable contributions directly from their […]

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5 ways to make your ‘Give As You Earn’ charity programme sticky

Every socially conscious organization will want to give back to the community in ways that matter. One of the many ways to get staff engaged and connected is through an effective ‘Give As You Earn’ programme. Despite a perceived lack of ‘close’ connection that staff feel when they sign-up for charitable contributions directly from their […]

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Change-makers re-think a better world – Insights from 2018 Rotary Karnataka CSR Conference

Can like-minded individuals bring about lasting change in the world? Is it possible to influence socio-economic improvements in the state of Karnataka through social service? This and many more questions were addressed at the engaging Rotary Karnataka CSR Conference 2018 in Bengaluru on February 24 where I had the opportunity to be a panelist among […]

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How Do We Select a Suitable Charity Partner?

Bipin is at his wit’s end. As the CSR leader for Eurorol, he is responsible for managing the social responsibility corpus basis the government directive on doing social good. However, he is a conundrum. Despite having clarity about the areas which his organization can focus their attention on the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) he invites to […]

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4 Ways To Find Common Ground For CSR Collaboration

It began as an exploratory discussion on common challenges that CSR practitioners, NGOs and community champions can solve. At the end of the Bengaluru CSR Roundtable at Brillio on May 3 participants discovered more than they bargained for – answers to niggling problems in CSR implementation, opportunities to improve value for beneficiaries, approaches to better engage […]

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Are We Selling The Sizzle Of Volunteering Enough?

Volunteering today is considered an important employee engagement and retention strategy although there continues to be skepticism in organizations about productivity and performance. Apart from the positive sentiments that employees have of a socially conscious employer volunteering is known to build leadership skills and enhance confidence adding value to individuals and society overall. However, are we […]