supporting charities

Supporting charities – is this a business benefit or a cost

Supporting charities – is this a business benefit or a cost

Supporting charities – is this a business benefit or a cost – 11am 26th June

This webinar will look at the positive impact to society that social responsibility has in supporting the third sector. It also explores the financial and social value.

There is a very long tradition of businesses donating money, goods or staff time to charitable causes, all of which falls under the umbrella of philanthropy. It’s becoming increasingly popular for businesses to support charities, whether that is through donating money, fundraising or volunteering. This is with good reason as not only does charity work allow you to help those around you but it can also benefit your business greatly. 

This webinar will be co presented by Vickie Randall – Director at Connect Charity

What will be covered?

  • Positive storytelling and storydoing
  • Corporate partnerships
  • Emotional investment – Involving staff – enriching the quality of our lives
  • Do the projects you support provide Impact reporting on your involvement?
  • Investing in social value and a legacy for good.

This webinar forms part of  ‘The future shape of business – how social responsibility will influence it’ series of online events.

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What is CSR
CSR is aimed at encouraging companies to be more aware of the impact of their business on the rest of society, including their own stakeholders and the environment. CSR is an approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social and environmental benefits for all stakeholders. CSR is a concept with many definitions and practices. CSR is a very broad concept that addresses many and various topics such as human rights, corporate governance, health and safety, environmental effects, working conditions and contribution to economic development. The purpose of CSR is to drive change towards sustainability.’

What is CSR Accrediation?
Achieving CSR Accreditation is a visible testimony of excellence in CSR.
The accreditation helps you integrate social, environmental, ethical, human rights and consumer concerns into your business operations and strategy and it provides you with a real competitive advantage.

The establishment of a CSR Accreditation is a crucial component of a company’s competitiveness and something that should be led by the business itself. For companies, the overall aim is to achieve a positive impact on society as a whole while maximising the creation of shared value for the owners of the business, its employees, shareholders and stakeholders.

CSR Accreditation looks at your organisation’s impacts on employees, suppliers, clients and communities / charities and helps you develop an audit / report which forms the basis of your CSR road map.