From shareholders to employees, stakeholder expectations for companies to be a force for good in communities continues to rise. This is causing an urgent need for purpose to become fully embedded throughout a company’s DNA. Take a look at three trends we see taking shape for 2022.
After another year of almost entirely virtual events, we’re glad to see most 2022 cause marketing, corporate social responsibility, and social impact conferences returning to in-person venues. Some events will be a hybrid experience, and a handful will remain remote. Take a look at our top picks so far and get details on the logistics.
Twinkling lights, wrapped gifts, and the scent of peppermint mean the holidays are right around the corner. With the shopping rush comes one of the most important times of fundraising for nonprofits. In fact, nearly one third (30%) of annual giving occurs in December.
Corporate partnerships are an important way nonprofits reach their year-end giving goals. They also serve as a major brand awareness opportunity for corporate partners. We’re seeing some outstanding creativity in campaigns this year. Take a look at some of our favorites.
DEI has topped the corporate purpose agenda for the last 18 months as stakeholders are increasingly holding companies accountable for their policies and actions. Partnerships can not only help companies avoid common mistakes and connect companies to the communities most underserved, but they can also help nonprofits extend their own DEI resources with further support.
Employee engagement programs are now a must-have. We dive into three key trends in employee engagement based on the latest data. Employees who have moved offsite either part or all of the time still want their companies to provide volunteer opportunities. Companies also want volunteer opportunities to continue with hybrid work because they’ve proved to promote productivity, job satisfaction and team connectivity.
Has the environmental, social and governance movement touched your world of cause yet? It’s one of the biggest trends shaping the future of cause partnerships we uncovered in compiling Social Impact Stats 2021, For Momentum’s annual compendium, which includes our original research plus data from over 80 respected industry reports.
Whether ESG is at the heart of your cause or an area you have yet to fully explore, it’s important to be well versed and up to date because ESG is highly popular with both consumers and corporate partners. With a little digging, you may discover new opportunities aligned with your mission. Below we delve into a few of the ESG stats we see shaping social impact in the years ahead.
We know how a company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help their front-facing image, but as we continue to see the future of work evolve, we’re seeing corporations begin to embrace the benefits a solid CSR program can have on employee engagement.
The latest For Momentum annual Social Impact Stats Compendium is now available. Don’t miss the data and key trends it offers to help drive your partnership success in the year ahead. You’ll get nearly 100 valuable insights in an easy-to-use reference format you can return to again and again.
What does the most recent social impact data suggest about trends in cause and purpose-based partnerships for the year ahead? Come learn about the latest developments in Social Impact, CSR, ESG, DEI and Employee Engagement! Each year For Momentum compiles industry data into an easy-to-use compendium to capture the most updated and impactful information that cause practitioners need to be considering. In this September 14 webinar, you’ll get a first look at the latest data and will hear expert practitioners share their perspectives on must-watch trends and how they are impacting their partnerships and planning.
In Part 1 of our blog series, we shared a few general marketplace trends influencing this year’s back-to-school cause marketing campaigns. These include back-to-school shoppers staying online and partnerships that address the affordability gap for consumers and teachers. Next, we explore how five organizations are excelling at staying on trend with preferences and needs.