Corporate Social Responsibility

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employees aren't engaging in volunteer program

This is one of the most common challenges our clients face before working with us at Porpoise. HR and program managers often tell us that they aren’t seeing high enough participation rates within their volunteer initiatives. We have a few reasons why their programs might not be working, and we even have a solution! Awareness Levels of participation in any program are naturally going to be low if the level of awareness...

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credit union social responsibility

Before working at Porpoise, I had no idea what a credit union was. I knew they were some sort of financial institution, but I didn’t realize what made them different from a traditional bank. It turns out the credit union model is all about people helping people. Credit unions are member-owned, with their members are also being members of the community. Therefore, credit unions put their members, and their community first.  To...

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When you're tasked with developing social programs and employee engagement initiatives for your company, it might seem like a daunting undertaking at first. The most important thing you can do is just get started! Getting started with your first programs can be fairly straightforward if you keep in mind the following key elements! 1. Start With a Purpose Profit and purpose go hand in hand. The...

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social responsibility

For many people, when they think about Corporate Social Responsibility, they imagine cutting cheques to charities and volunteering time for various causes in the community. These are certainly two important and impactful aspects of CSR, but for many companies their Corporate Social Responsibility programs take on a much broader scope.  At Porpoise we think of CSR as a company’s responsibility not only to communities and the...

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sharing good stories

This post originally appeared on Volunteermatch.org. A lot of companies aren’t very proactive in telling their “good” stories. The stories surrounding volunteerism, donations, and all of the other initiatives their company does to create positive change. There are a number of reasons why this happens — ranging from a lack of data and stories to a fear of appearing opportunistic. The thing is, there’s nothing wrong with...

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