Insights on issues, emerging trends and best practices in the corporate responsibility (CR) landscape

CR Reporting: Why it’s worth the work

March 26, 2014

By Julie Bogas, PwC US Sustainable Business Solutions Director and Maryann Holsberg, PwC US Corporate Responsibility Director It takes a ‘village’ to issue a Corporate Responsibility report.  And creativity.  And patience.  And perseverance.  But it’s worth it.  We’re here to say that more organizations should view this effort as a valued investment, rather than a […]

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Don’t ask millennials to participate in traditional check-the-box employee giving campaigns

February 5, 2014

By Heather Lofkin Wright, PwC US Director of Community Service As the US Director of Community Service for PwC, my goal is to create meaningful ways for people to give back; opportunities that make them feel good about their contribution while making an impact in the community and shaping the story of the collective generosity […]

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Let the voice of the “giver” be heard

December 19, 2013

By Rebecca Caplan, PwC Charitable Foundation Director It’s the holidays.  And as usual, there is no shortage of opportunity for charitable giving – from adding an extra dollar to the red pot on the corner to buying from a retailer’s “buy one give one” sale –‘tis the season for philanthropy and demonstrating ‘goodwill to all.’  […]

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Making CR Tangible for Our People: Data Analytics

December 11, 2013

By Lane H. Jost, PwC US Corporate Responsibility Manager According to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), by the end of 2011, 95% of the world’s 250 largest firms were disclosing their Corporate Responsibility (CR) or sustainability performance.  As CR continues to rise in strategic significance in the US and across the globe, so does the […]

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Inspiring employee engagement through communications

November 21, 2013

By Jodi Singer, PwC US Corporate Responsibility Communications Director On November 2, I joined 15,000 other people at a Philadelphia charity walk to raise money for children and adults with special needs. As captain of “Team Inspiration,” I rallied 40+ team members to raise almost $12,000 for a cause near and dear to my heart.  […]

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CR from the Ground Up: Why No Idea is Too Small

November 13, 2013

By Heather Meloy, PwC US Corporate Responsibility Senior Associate A few months after joining PwC in 2007, our Chairman sent a firm-wide communication about PwC’s corporate responsibility commitments. I loved that PwC clearly cared about the impact we make in our communities beyond financial giving. But I felt like the efforts weren’t “real” in ways […]

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PwC’s Earn Your Future: Setting a record and making a difference

October 24, 2013

by: Susan Stone, Geographic Marketing Leader, PwC US One year ago when Brian Cullinan, Market Managing Partner for PwC’s SoCal region, came to the marketing group looking for new ways to connect with our people in our region, I would never have dreamed that the result would be a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title.  What began […]

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What does responsibility mean?

October 11, 2013

by: Kimberly Liu, PwC US Corporate Responsibility Manager I was just returning to my house after an early morning coffee run as the film crew arrived. It was our third day of filming and I had somehow been convinced to come out from behind the camera and be interviewed with my three year old son. […]

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Learning 2.0: Bring on the educational technology

September 30, 2013

By Eileen Buckley, PwC US Corporate Responsibility Senior Manager   Due in good part to technology and global connectedness, education has taken on a new image. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have broadened access to valuable information. We can now hear from some of the greatest minds of our generation free of charge via virtual […]

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US education is challenged: Is there a bigger role for businesses to play?

September 12, 2013

By Charlotte Coker Gibson, PwC US Corporate Responsibility National Director   There is something that keeps me awake at night – our children’s education.  I am not a parent, but I’ve been blessed with nieces and nephews and godchildren whom I love abundantly. I want nothing more than to see them grow into happy, healthy, […]

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