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.
By: Avi Mayerhoff As the new year begins, we’re excited to be planning for the conferences we’ll attend. Many events […]
As schools across the nation closed in March, many companies were well into plans for the back-to-school season. Preparation halted and creative shifted while families anxiously waited to see when and how the new school year would unfold. Brands were challenged to develop compelling campaigns that could resonate with families no matter what school looked like in the fall.
We wanted to dig a little deeper to see how nonprofit organizations are reacting and how they are adjusting their own diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies. In late July For Momentum held intimate roundtable discussions with corporate partner practitioners to discuss how DEI issues are influencing their relationship development process. Much of the discussion centered around how these issues impact their corporate vetting and funding acceptance policies.
Our agency has long advised that corporate partner policies are an essential tool that not only make procedures more effective, but also ensure proper stewardship of an organization’s reputation and maximize effectiveness. There are many practical benefits that can be derived from purposeful corporate partner policy development. Over the years we’ve shared best practices including corporate partner policy checklists, scorecards and other tips and tools. Now would be a good time to do a policy tune up. There’s time to make adjustments that can go a long way in accelerating activities and creating operating efficiencies as we head into the busy fall and year end season of giving.