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.
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.
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.
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.
In a climate of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person event cancellations, political polarization, and widespread conversation about social justice after the death of George Floyd just over a year ago, something changed. Consumers shifted from preferring to demanding accountability and action from the brands they support. 59% of Americans say it is no longer acceptable for companies to stay silent on social justice issues.
Over the last year, we’ve seen sustained and innovative engagement in social impact and cause across all aspects of sports and video gaming, including esports, the international professional competitions experiencing explosive growth driven by its young adult audience. Take a look at some recent traditional and esports cause marketing campaigns changing the game.
When companies provide employees with a variety of options for their direct involvement in corporate social responsibility initiatives, they have an even greater opportunity to positively affect engagement. 75% of companies offering giving and volunteering have two times more employee engagement than companies only offering giving or only offering volunteering.
This year’s Earth Day theme is “Restore the Earth”, and many cause marketing campaigns have been highlighting their sustainability efforts through month-long campaigns. Here are a few standouts.