Greetings! We’ve had a busy spring and are thrilled to share some recent work and perspectives with you.
Alnylam Releases 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report
United Way Launches Focus on Economic Prosperity
United Way of Massachusetts Bay is rallying its expertise, resources, and partnerships to improve economic prosperity and financial well-being for vulnerable families. This new enterprise-wide, impact-driven approach empowers corporate partners to invest in nonprofit innovation, engage employees’ skills, and advocate together to eliminate barriers that prevent people from building wealth, maintaining secure housing, and recovering during times of crisis.
Mark Feldman Leads Business Summit on Emerging Social Impact Issues
At the annual Engage for Good Conference, Mark Feldman designed and moderated an intimate, half-day discussion with corporate CSR and ESG leaders about how to manage the increasingly large number of pressing issues and challenges that are keeping us up at night. Mark was joined by Catherine Davie, head of impact and inclusion at LegalZoom, Arun Skaria, director of corporate social responsibility at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, and Kevin Martinez, VP of corporate citizenship at ESPN. Mark and the panelists shared unique approaches for triaging issues, tips for when and how to take a stand, and examples of how to connect the dots among CSR, DEI, and ESG. In his recent blog, Mark highlights five key strategies to help leaders formulate effective responses and take purposeful action.
Prioritizing Mental Health for Employees + Communities
The Role of Volunteerism in Social Sustainability
Aaron Johnson Joins Cause Consulting Team
We are thrilled to welcome Aaron Johnson to the Cause Consulting team. Drawing on his vast experience in corporate social responsibility, strategic communications, and storytelling from his time at Point32Health Foundation and national nonprofit Good Sports, Inc., Aaron is driven to help organizations increase their social impact.
Commemorating Juneteenth — The Association for Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) has created a list of ways companies can honor Juneteenth appropriately and respectfully while advancing a culture of equity.
Embrace Ideas Festival (June 14-16) — Our team is attending the Embrace Ideas Festival in Boston this week, an annual celebration of arts, ideas, and culture that centers around Juneteenth and the ongoing endeavors to advance racial justice and equity. We hope to see you there!
Celebrate Pride Month — ACCP provides a list of ways that organizations can celebrate, advocate, and support LGBTQiA+ rights. Learn more.
Binge Watch — GoDaddy’s Made In America film series has four compelling seasons highlighting underrepresented entrepreneurs in Baltimore, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Memphis. Discover inspiring stories as Empower by GoDaddy entrepreneurs overcome struggles, grow stronger, and achieve success.