What Can CSR Do for Me?

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Corporate Responsibility Pays Dividends, Literally   Companies considering Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs may be wondering what the numbers really look like for engaging in your greater community.  Up until now, that has been a challenging thing to quantify, but consulting firm IO Sustainability recently dug deep into over 200 studies and their data revealed… Read more »

How Businesses Can Benefit By Giving Back

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Research shows that consumers put their dollars where their hearts are. Did you know that: Almost 66 percent (two-thirds) of consumers are willing to pay more for services and products that come from companies that are committed to social good? Studies show that community involvement entices consumers to shop in-store? Four-out-of-five consumers expect companies to… Read more »

Building Your Network & Community

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“A community is a group of people, who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life – and I don’t mean money.” — William Baldwin Throughout history, small business has been the backbone of local communities; in fact, for many places it… Read more »

Social Responsibility for Small Businesses

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Benefits of Social Responsibility for Small Businesses Support your community – and your community will support your business. This bit of advice may sound trite, but it’s still true. Social responsibility – or the idea that companies should balance profit-making activities with activities that benefit society – is just good business. The community is an… Read more »