Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, March 28, 2014 - 4:00pm EDT
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW
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Session 2: Investing in Communities

Eligible to attend: Professionals currently in CSR roles 
In this session, participants will analyze current trends and best practices in philanthropy, social investing, and employee engagement. 
DAY 1: Philanthropy and Social Investing
Emerging trends in corporate philanthropy
Responsive, strategic, and catalytic philanthropy
Developing a philanthropic strategy
Developing signature programs
Partnerships with nonprofits
Cause marketing
Product donations/in-kind giving
Disaster relief and recovery
DAY 2: Employee Engagement
Developing an employee engagement strategy
Understanding the complexities and challenges of:
Gift matching
Employee giving campaigns
Dollars for Doers programs
Traditional volunteering
Pro bono volunteering
Retiree networks
Loaned executives
Board service
Employee recognition and incentives
Tracking of volunteer hours and community impact
Vendors and intermediaries
Partnerships with nonprofits
The Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility, an new initiative of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, offers CSR professionals the opportunity to earn a Professional Certificate from Johns Hopkins University in less than one year. This four-part, year-long course of study examines the scope and complexity of CSR, including its evolution, components, best practices, measurement models, key issues and current trends.
Contact Katy Moore at or 202-939-3436.
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