Cause Consulting & Youth Design Inspire Boston Teens to Take Action

by Harriet Henry

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BOSTON, MA, August 25, 2014– Stereotyping, police violence, pollution, smoking, GMOs and education were among the issues tackled by Boston's young people during this year’s Youth Designers Take Action Competition, in partnership with Cause Consulting.

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John Barros Inspires Youth Design, Creates Internship Opportunity

by Kayla Mottola

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Boston’s Chief of Economic Development, John Barros, joined us and long-term partner Youth Design for a day of interactive and educational activities--leaving Boston's own Youth Designers empowered and ready to take on their future.

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A Social Issue Workshop with Cause Consulting, Youth Design & John Barros

by Kayla Mottola

Boston’s Chief of Economic Development joined Youth Design and Cause Consulting for our annual social issue workshop led by our team and long-term partner Youth Design. As part of Youth Design each year, students participate in Youth Designers Take Action—an annual poster design competition and series of social issue related workshops.

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Get “Engaged” this Summer [NEWSLETTER]

by Nikki Korn

From Cause Talk Radio to Cause Marketing Forum--check out what we've been up to in our June Newsletter!

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Employee Engagement, Don’t Get Burned–On Cause Talk Radio

by Mark Feldman

What a blast it was joining Joe Waters of SelfishGiving.com and Megan Strand of Cause Marketing Forum on their weekly Cause Talk Radio show. In the podcast, Employee Engagement is Hot! How Not to Get Burned, I was interviewed on potential potholes and opportunities that companies and non-profits must consider when working in this arena. In short, you’ll hear my passionate belief that employee engagement must be approached as a business strategy that drives toward impact, not activity. My mantra is about strengthening business and impacting society, and to do both you have got to stop, pause, and be strategic in how you weave them together.

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Employee Engagement Tips & Potholes to Avoid

by Tali Golan

The following is the third in a series of excerpts from materials presented by Mark Feldman at the Employee Engagement workshop session at the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum (CMF) in Chicago.

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Employee Engagement Spectrum

by Mark Feldman

The following is the second in a series of excerpts from materials presented by Mark Feldman at the Employee Engagement workshop session at the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum (CMF) in Chicago.

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8 Things to Consider When Designing A Cause-Focused Employee Engagement Program

by Kayla Mottola

The following is the first in a series of excerpts from materials presented by Mark Feldman at the Employee Engagement workshop session at the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum (CMF) in Chicago.

The interactive session brought together businesses, agencies and non-profits to discuss the strategies behind cause-focused employee engagement programs. Here are some considerations when designing an employee engagement program for those not able to attend.

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Creating Social Value: A Guide For Leaders and Change Makers

by Kayla Mottola

This blog post was co-authored by Mark Feldman and Kayla Mottola.

As practitioners in the CSR field, our team is always looking for the “next good book” that can add value to our work. One of the recent additions to our office collection is Creating Social Value: A Guide for Leaders and Change Makers, by Cheryl Kiser and Deborah Leipziger -- the first guide for practitioners and student text book of its kind that focuses on social value creation. By telling the story of innovative leaders and change makers within companies, Kiser and Leipziger examine how an organization can create social value while simultaneously driving profits. At Cause Consulting, we are energized and excited about the ew piece of curriculum that will continue to help shape the field and educate new professionals. The text is an essential read for all CSR practitioners and want-to-be practitioners.

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