This Awesome Corporate Volunteerism Activity Is Making a Big Difference For Syrian Refugees

Audrey Zigmond

At Causecast, we are frequently collaborating with corporate social responsibility leaders on how to build memorable, impactful philanthropy opportunities into their employee benefit programs. I’ve heard countless wonderful ideas for 2016, but there’s one workplace volunteering activity that I’m most excited to watch flourish in the new year: refugee kitting events.

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, partnerships, engagement, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, corporate social responsibility, csr, international, Syrian refugee crisis, refugees, Syria, International Medical Corps, volunteering, collaboration
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At Davos, Will World Leaders Support the Key to Community Impact?

Ryan Scott

As global leaders prepare to gather at the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, I've been musing on the topic of their forthcoming discussion: Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The premise of this anointed age is that human progress is now fully oriented around science and technology, when tools that are small, cheap and more powerful than ever have transformed entire systems of production, distribution, consumption -- "and possibly the very essence of human nature."

Topics: social impact, social justice, international, economic development, social good, leadership, opportunity, economic opportunity, climate change, World Economic Forum, policy
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Do Companies Have an Obligation to Help Syrian Refugees?

Ryan Scott

“When we can’t afford both medicine and food, I tie scarves around my boys’ bellies at night so they don’t wake up crying from stomach aches because they are hungry.” -Fatmeh, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Topics: corporate social responsibility, international, united nations, matching donations, Syrian refugee crisis, refugees, Syria, International Medical Corps
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Social Innovation Goes to the Global Prom

Ryan Scott

Among the important gatherings around social entrepreneurialism taking place this year, there’s one I’m particularly excited about: The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum (SIGEF). Although only in its second year, SIGEF has already proven itself to be a substantial platform for international dialogue and action aimed at improving the world.

Topics: social impact, social justice, impact, innovation, SIGEF2015, horyou, international, geneva, social innovation, SIGEF
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