At the 2023 annual Engage for Good Conference on May 21, Dunkin’ and the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation’s 2022 Iced Coffee Day campaign won the Gold Halo Award for the Best Consumer-Activated Corporate Donation Initiative and the Best of the Best Halo Award for demonstrating best practices in social impact engagement. For Momentum is proud to sponsor this award each year to shine a light on the incredible work happening in social impact.
Before you meet with a potential corporate partner, it is essential to do your research. Review the prospect’s mission and values to tailor your pitch to their interests and needs. It will demonstrate to the prospect that you have taken the time to learn about their organization and are genuine in your interest in building a mutually beneficial partnership.
For Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, For Momentum is shining the spotlight on social impact partnerships championing women. As a woman-owned and women-led company, we’re pleased to support organizations helping to alleviate poverty and showcase cause marketing campaigns getting specific about the challenges women face: Pay inequity, Unequal access to fair treatment under the law, and Lack of leadership opportunities. Take a look at these standout campaigns for inspiration.
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It’s firmly established that cause partnerships can have a positive impact on employee engagement by giving employees an opportunity to support an important cause or social issue. Although economic unknowns on the horizon may impact the progress nonprofits have made, companies must continue to provide employees with opportunities to engage with the causes they’re passionate about. Here are a few ways we see cause partnerships shaping employee engagement programs this year.
Each year, we make social impact predictions for the year ahead based on our cause partnership expertise. 2022 brought more big shifts in cause partnerships. Let’s take a look back at how well our predictions held up.
Higher consumer expectations are especially pronounced in Millennials and Gen Z. They are using their significant purchasing power to exert pressure on companies to comply with their values, including diversity, equity and inclusion. Companies that don’t align may find themselves boycotted. This has pushed brands to dig deep and put values and social impact at the forefront of their marketing efforts.
Take a look at some of the B2S campaigns we see getting it right this year.
The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social impact initiatives with outstanding consumer or employee engagement. These prestigious CSR, cause marketing and corporate social impact awards focus on initiatives where brand purpose and social impact intersect to help build a better world—and bottom line. Sponsored by For Momentum and selected by the Halo judges, the Best of the Best Halo Award is chosen from the full spectrum of Halo applications. It’s category agnostic and recognizes an initiative that demonstrates best practices in social impact engagement. The winner: Expedia Group and UNICEF USA – “Give the World a Shot.”
For Momentum is pleased to continue to bring you highlights from our recently released 2022 report, Next Level Partnerships: A Corporate Perspective, the result of polling corporate partnerships professionals from 65 companies. In Part 1, we focused on what corporations are looking for from nonprofit partners. Here, we’ll take a close look at how corporations make partnership decisions and select partners.
By: Lucy Spratlin In parts I and II of this series, we explained NFTs and shared examples of how […]