Giving Back and CSR Activities
- to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow.
- to make a gift or gifts; contribute.
For many, the holiday season brings with it a feeling of charity, gratefulness and personal reflection. It’s a great time to re-focus after the long (or short) year, think about what’s most important in life and take time to give back to the community. In this Education Essentials, we’ll provide you with some suggestions on how to be charitable this holiday season.
FICP Insight: Measuring CSR with ROE
In this blog post from Alan Ranzer, managing partner and co-founder of Impact 4 Good, he shares the most valuable metric for measuring CSR: Return on Emotion (ROE). Check out the full blog post to learn more about how to create a successful CSR activity.
How Does the FICP Community Give Back?
If you’d like to take a step back and get some CSR activity ideas, check out the below infographic FICP Knows How to Give Back for some ideas on how to engage your meeting participants while giving back to the community.
At the 2017 Annual Conference, held in San Diego, Calif., FICP raised more than $69,000 for the Silent Auction. Check out this press release that provides a recap of where the money will be donated and the importance of charitable giving.
Ideas for CSR Activities
Check out the following articles for some targeted ideas for your meetings and different audiences:
CSR Success Stories
Have you partnered with an organization that has created a unique give back experience for your group? We want to hear about it on TheNetwork! Koleen Roach, Director, Meetings & Conference Management at Securian Financial Group, has used Doc Hendley’s Wine to Water program with her events to great success.
How Sustainable is Your Event?
Check out this blog post from FICP member Patricia Beaudoux for some tips on how to create a sustainable event. Then, head to TheNetwork for a checklist to help you know what questions to ask when planning an event to ensure that it's sustainable.
#TBT - Junior Achievement at the 2016 Education Forum
Alexander Brandon Walker-Griffin joined us to speak on behalf of Junior Achievement, FICP’s philanthropic partner. The partnership promotes education, supports students interested in the travel and tourism industry and provides long-term volunteer opportunities for FICP members and hospitality partners.
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