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Dec 27, 2019

"This idea of 'voice and choice' is, ask me what I think and then listen to what I have to say and then give me a choice as to how I can participate. Don't forget that I'm an individual...That's a really big trend." Rachel Hutchisson on Green Connections Radio

As you consider donating to nonprofits, consider what your employees want, as well as what aligns with your customers and your business goals and values.  If you’re an executive or employee, consider what your company provides matching funds for to maximize your impact on “social good.”

More and more employers are realizing that it's important to offer ways their employees can give back, or what Rachel Hutchisson of Blackbaud calls create "an ecosystem of social good" --  and that it needs to be tailored to their people.  

Listen to Rachel explain the dynamic in this enlightening interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson.

You'll hear:

  • What to measure and how to show impact.
  • How to donate to nonprofits your employees are aligned with, based on data
  • How to offer your teams a "voice and choice"
  • How to incentivize employees to tell you about causes they favor.
  • Career tips and more!

"Focus on opportunities that will show that you're a leader and do the job well." Rachel Hutchisson on Green Connections Radio

 Note: This interview was recorded on location in a cavernous room, so the sound will be lower quality than our usual standards.

Read my Forbes blog about this here too.

You might like these interviews too:

Beth Colleton, Former Chief Responsibility/Sustainability Officer of NBC Universal and the NFL, on integrating purpose into an organization.

Sarah Cho, Director of Research at SurveyMonkey on measuring inclusion.

Patsy Doerr, Global Responsibility and Inclusion Officer, Thomson Reuters on the “seismic shift” in corporate responsibility.

Barbara Whye, VP of HR and Global Diversity at Intel, on the uniqueness of recruiting and retaining people who drive innovation.


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