As we dive into 2019, I’m sharing my annual list of CSR reads.
These thought-provoking pieces from the past year examine how the field is evolving to create greater societal and business impact. In a review of countless articles shared with me and from across the web, five stood out (in total, they take just over one hour to read):
- Socially Responsible Business Can Only Succeed If It Becomes a Movement (HBR, 7-minute read): https://bit.ly/2BJx9ZE
- Closing the STEM Gap: Why STEM Classes and Careers Still Lack Girls and What We Can Do About It (Microsoft Philanthropies, 18 min): https://bit.ly/2Rp3Gyg
- The 3 Big Trends in Employee Giving & Volunteering (Realized Worth, 10 min): https://bit.ly/2EPia4B
- Cutting through the Complexity: A Roadmap for Effective Collaboration (Stanford Social Innovation Review, 25 min): https://bit.ly/2BHb51T
- Why CSR Matters More than Ever in the Age of #MeToo (Forbes, 6 min.): https://bit.ly/2LAzuuw
Finally, you all shared with us at CECP what’s been on your minds. We’ve enjoyed connecting with hundreds of companies throughout the year and compiled in the following article top themes from those conversations. They tell us a lot about what has happened, but more importantly—about what’s to come: https://bit.ly/2EQqjWd
Happy 2019 and happy reading!
Image credit: Microsoft Philanthropies report – Closing the STEM Gap: WHY STEM Classes and Careers Still Lack Girls and What We Can Do About It