CSR Trends

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2 07, 2018

Here Comes the Flexible Giving Account: An Interview with Dan Rashke

By | 2018-07-03T16:39:47+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|

What if we could do for charitable giving what the 401k has done for retirement savings? Well, maybe we can! Enter the Flexible Giving Account. A Flexible Giving Account, or FGA, is a pre-tax payroll deduction that would make it easier for employees to give to charity while creating much needed incentives for employees and [...]

18 06, 2018

Increase Employee Participation: Change the World 1% at a Time

By | 2018-06-18T19:49:17+00:00 June 18th, 2018|

One percent of anything doesn't sound like much, does it? For example, in the CSR world, if I wrote a blog article every week about how important a 1% increase in employee participation is, how quickly would you tune me out? After all, is a discussion about employee participation worth the effort if all we [...]

23 05, 2018

Faith and Workplace Giving: a CSR Success Formula (Really?)

By | 2018-05-24T18:44:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

Faith is a touchy subject when it comes to the workplace. Critics tell us that faith has no place in the workplace, that faith is a private matter. Employers often fear that "faith and the workplace" means employees will proselytize. Corporate lawyers tell HR to stay away from the subject. And many people simply worry [...]

10 05, 2018

From Fundraising To Fund-catching – How did we get here, and what do we do?

By | 2018-05-10T20:31:05+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

I must admit, I had not heard the term "fund-catching" until we were talking with a friend at a leading nonprofit about their challenges working with fundraising data from CSR and other online giving platforms. She said: When it comes to CSR and workplace giving, we feel like we are no longer fundraising, just fund-catching. [...]

1 02, 2018

The CSR SaaS Industry is Growing Up – What does that mean for you?

By | 2018-02-05T19:51:03+00:00 February 1st, 2018|

The CSR SaaS industry is maturing. Over the past six months, there have been a number of events shedding light on the fact that the CSR SaaS industry is no longer a niche market led by a handful of small companies. What does this mean for companies needing SaaS software to manage their Corporate Social [...]

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 [...]

29 11, 2017

Six CSR Trends for 2018

By | 2017-12-05T18:19:05+00:00 November 29th, 2017|

As we enter December, we can already start thinking about CSR trends for 2018.  What have been our 2017 successes with corporate social responsibility and employee engagement? And what can we do in 2018 to take our programs to even greater heights? 2017 Results Foreshadow CSR Trends for 2018 By most measures, 2017 has been [...]