Unselfish Selfies and Other 2014 CSR Spectaculars

Unselfish Selfies and Other 2014 CSR Spectaculars

CSR Food for Thought Series
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Friday, January 2, 2015 - 11:40am

A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2014
Cone Communications analyzed which CSR-related trends took the main stage in 2014, and came up with the top 10. As this Triple Pundit article put its, “2014 was a landmark year for corporate social responsibility.” From (un)selfish selfies to digital #trending, 2014 overflowed with CSR creativity. I can’t wait to see what 2015 brings!

2014: The Year Sustainable Investment Went Mainstream
US SIF Foundation releases a report every other year on sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) investing trends. What did they find this year? SRI investments grew 76% since 2012! “Sustainable investment strategies are being applied across asset classes to promote corporate social responsibility…” said Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF. Check out this article from GreenBiz for a detailed account of the report’s findings.

Outstanding Citizenship Programs of 2014: RW Staff Picks
Realized Worth admits, “With so many truly fantastic employee volunteering programs out there, we couldn’t possibly narrow it down to a measly top five.” In this post, they highlight sixcompanies’ volunteer programs that rocked 2014, according to Realized Worth staff. They encourage readers to share which programs they’d add to the list. So… which would you add?

Let the Countdown Begin! Top 14 Volunteering is CSR Post of 2014
It wouldn’t be New Year’s without a little self-reflection. At VolunteerMatch, we were curious to see which Volunteering is CSR blog posts were the most popular this year. So, we resurrected the most-viewed posts of 2014. While looking back on our year, we hope you find some useful information to carry you to a CSR-filled 2015.

Read the original post and more on our blog: Volunteering is CSR.