Measuring the Social Value of Volunteers (economic value to society) The social value of volunteerism can be measured in terms of two distinct impacts on nonprofit beneficiaries: avoided cost and increased capacity.   ... Read More
Volunteerism ROI Tracker Case Study: Timberland Overview Timberland’s employee volunteerism is a core element of its legendary commitment to corporate social responsibility. The Path of Service ... Read More
5 Ways Benchmarking Enhances CSR Tools One of the features most appealing for participants of the Volunteerism ROI Tracker is the private benchmarking feature. The tracker ranks companies ... Read More
The Social and Business Value of Skills Based Volunteerism & Pro Bono This Monday, February 27th, Farron Levy of True Impact and Lindsay Firestone of Taproot Foundation will co-present “Measuring the Impact of Your ... Read More
GRI - A great CSR measurement tool, but not for impact The Global Reporting Initiative’s sustainability reporting guidelines are a widely applied, but often misunderstood tool, writes AccountAbility.  ... Read More
Volunteerism ROI Tracker Case Study: UPS For the second year, UPS is participating in the Volunteerism ROI Tracker as part of its leadership with the Points of Light Institute’s Corporate ... Read More
Measuring Corporate Citizenship: Does CSR Enhance Performance?   Evidence that corporate social responsibility programs can increase revenue by attracting and retaining customers continues to grow. In the working ... Read More
3 Ways Corporate Volunteers Build Nonprofit Capacity Volunteerism is a popular community investment strategy, ideally intended to help nonprofits advance their social mission. But are volunteers really ... Read More
When will companies act more like businesses? How many times have you heard it said that nonprofits should act more like businesses?  Aaron Hurst, president of the Taproot Foundation -- with ... Read More