About Gary Carr

A Principal at CSR Matters, Gary has 25+ years of experience working in Corporate Social Responsibility, including nonprofits, software development and the financial services industries. "It's a labor of love. I have a number of professional interests, and they all intersect with CSR." Over the past several years, he has been actively involved in the acquisition, growth and consolidation of a number of companies in the CSR space, including AmeriGives, Good Done Great, WPG Solutions, and Dexterity Ventures, plus donor advised funds DonateWell and Place2Give. Gary's prior experience includes leadership positions with Bank of America, United Way and KindMark. To learn more about the breadth and depth of Gary's operational, financial and executive experience, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/gpfcarr/.
12 01, 2018

Why Shared CSR Values Are So Important

By | 2018-01-12T15:42:58+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

When the going gets tough, the tough get going ... right? Well, not always. In this interesting niche market that we call Corporate Social Responsibility (or CSR), shared CSR values - sometimes referred to as a "cultural fit" between company and partners - is everything. Why? Because "when the going gets tough," it is your [...]

2 01, 2018

Data is a Service: the ONE Service You Absolutely Need for 2018

By | 2018-01-02T17:11:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|

Data continues to get a lot of attention these days. Data is "the currency of the 21st century", "the new oil”, the one asset without which organizations cannot survive. CSR Matters agrees with those assessments, but we would encourage our CSR colleagues to think one step further: Data is also the one service your corporate [...]

15 12, 2017

Christmas, Faith and Corporate Social Responsibility

By | 2017-12-15T22:50:05+00:00 December 15th, 2017|

Christmas, faith and Corporate Social Responsibility ... no, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. That's what I intended to write. Christmas, faith and Corporate Social Responsibility. They have A LOT in common. And since it is the Christmas holidays, I thought this would be a great time to remind us about an important [...]

13 12, 2017

Why Small Businesses Need CSR

By | 2017-12-13T16:03:16+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

Small businesses need CSR! Are you eager to improve your fortunes? Do you seek to expand market share, attract bright new recruits, or lure investors?  Would you like to do all of that AND bring hope to others? (If the answer is "Yes!", then keep reading) So why aren't you investing in a Corporate Social Responsibility [...]