“There is increasing pressure to dress up CSR as a business discipline and demand that every initiative deliver business results. That is asking too much of CSR and distracts from what must be its main goal: to align a company’s social and environmental activities with its business purpose and values.”
- Harvard Business Review, ‘The Truth About CSR’.
A Workforce of the future report found 59% of millennials would gravitate towards a company with pronounced corporate social responsibility programs.
According to a Glassdoor survey, 75% of employees aged 18-34-years-old expect their employees to take a stand on social issues.
A 2016 Cone report found that 74% of employees found their job more fulfilling when they are provided with opportunities to provide a positive impact.
The Social Society will match you with local organisations genuinely seeking the skills running through the brains, veins and fingertips of your workforce.
Instead of CSR being a box-ticking exercise undertaken with rolled eyes and shrug - park litter-picking, anyone? - your business will have a tangible effect in the local community.
This is positive in its own right, plus you’ll have a happier, more motivated team who are proud of their business. *Drops mic*.