And so, here we are- the end of our journey through the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact. To close our series out, we will look at how environmental and corruption factors contribute to corporate sustainability: Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges; Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies. and lastly, Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery. Environmental concerns take precedence in section three of the ten principles. Issues of … Continue reading Actions Speak Louder than Money- The End
As a woman social entrepreneur myself, I find it exciting to see the strong women working in the nonprofit sector. There are so many inspiring stories. One of my favorites is Frances Hesselbein. She was a mentee of Peter Drucker. … Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Leaders to inspire us – Frances Hesselbein
By Cassandra Bennett, YourCause Marketing Communication Manager If you are a corporate social responsibility (CSR) professional you already know that the support CSR programs receive across all companies is NOT equal. Some CSR programs are a vital thread in the cultural fabric of the company while other programs are starving for the attention and validation of the social impact they are helping make. Regardless of the position one fact remains universally the same, at the beginning of the year CSR programs should communicate four things: the mission, program performance, social impact, and the new years goals. Now I know this … Continue reading Top Four Things CSR Professionals Should Communicate in the New Year
One of our team members showed us this list on “The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New” published on Medium. We loved sharing about the different sites and strategies we all use to keep learning new things everyday. Here … Continue reading Learn Something New Today!
President Lincoln advised us… “Whatever work you are devoted to….may it bring just and lasting peace.” Our respected President Abraham Lincoln brought this to light in his 1865 Inaugural Address. What a calling for each of us to think, as … Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: May Your Work Bring Just and Lasting Peace
Give a gift every day. Send your friend’s birthday gift early. See a gift that would be meaningful for someone you care about, and just buy it. Give it to them now. Take the time to cook a meal for … Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Give a Gift Every Day
Cheers to the New Year!! Picking up where we left off- section two, where the core values pertaining to labor are addressed: Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor; Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labor; and Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. The majority of principles are contained in this section, as labor is considered focal point of an active company. In relation to principle 3, overall trends … Continue reading Actions Speak Louder than Money Pt. 3