Faith and CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has evolved so much in the past 20 years that we often forget its roots. CSR as a discipline or practice among US companies began in the late 1800s as charitable giving drives led by churches asking employers to raise money for those in need in their communities.

18 12, 2018

A Christmas Wish for CSR 2019

By |2018-12-19T19:11:06+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Soon blogs across all industries will be awash with predictions of trends for 2019. As I reflected on one year coming to a close and prepare for the new, I decided not to predict a trend. Predictions for a new year, after all, are totally dependent on market forces to sort out over the next [...]

23 05, 2018

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

By |2018-05-24T18:44:48+00:00May 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 [...]

15 12, 2017

Christmas, Faith and Corporate Social Responsibility

By |2017-12-15T22:50:05+00:00December 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 [...]