11 expert csr predictions for 2017
January 4, 2017
The Versaic Blog (featuring insights from Reed Bundy)
As we enter 2017, CSR trends are shifting and savvy companies will adapt in order to not only keep up but thrive. We asked 11 experts to weigh in on those emerging trends and share their thoughts on what we can expect for CSR in 2017 and beyond.
Is this the end of the charity gala?
December 16, 2016
By Reed Bundy (featured in TriplePundit)
While running corporate philanthropy at a public company, I received thousands of emails and letters requesting sponsorships for various nonprofit events. The majority of inquiring organizations approached corporate philanthropy the same way as 30 years ago: Sponsor our event, buy a table, give us a copy of your logo to display. But amidst an exploding and socially-engaged workforce, the charity gala is quickly becoming a relic of traditional philanthropy — falling short in driving real, sustained engagement with donors.