CSR Video

How many times I’ve been asked, What the heck is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Too many to count. Still when describing the essence of CSR in an elevator pitch, it usually get’s washed away with a puzzled looked. How does one effectively describe a company’s spirit in :60? To best answer the burning question, I Read more about CSR Video[…]

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Sharing CSR ideas with real estate agents

Today was kicked off @ TNG Real Estate’s office in Los Alamitos with a 9 a.m. meeting.  My presentation – Corporate  Responsibility (CR), of course. I only had 10 minutes to talk so the focused stayed on Cause Marketing and Community Engagement. The best part of the meeting happened when the agents interacted and shared Read more about Sharing CSR ideas with real estate agents[…]

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Corp Responsibility Workshop & the Segerstrom Center for the Arts

So excited to interview the VP, Education and Community for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Talena Mara. She’ll be speaking at my CR Workshop at Microsoft Store, South Coast Plaza. It’s happening this Thursday morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. If you’re studying any elements of Corporate Responsibility (CR) that incorporate community engagement, Read more about Corp Responsibility Workshop & the Segerstrom Center for the Arts[…]

Corporate Responsibility Workshop

Tomorrow morning I’ll host the first of six Corporate Responsibility (CR) Workshops at the Microsoft Store Costa Mesa, and it will focus on Cause Related Marketing. It’ll be from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. RSVP via Meetup. During the workshop CR advocates will share their insights on the benefits to both nonprofits and to corporations. Read more about Corporate Responsibility Workshop[…]

Share the love of chocolate

Have you heard that 100,000 children are enslaved on cocoa plantations and that 70% of all our chocolate comes from those plantations? Could it possible? Don’t really know. Here’s what I do know. I love chocolate and want to make something good happen from that bad insight. Here’s what I’ll do … Share the love. Read more about Share the love of chocolate[…]

Harvard Business Report on CSR

One benefit of an Ivy League school is their resources. Take for instance, Harvard. By utilizing their resources (professors, business connections, research staff, reputation etc.) Harvard Business School is now a premier leader in providing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) trends and issues. They have the Harvard Kennedy School’s Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative and an Executive Read more about Harvard Business Report on CSR[…]

TriSwim Lotion

Are you like me and collect sample bottles of lotions, shampoos and conditioners. Then let them sit is a drawer, never to be used??? Well, in 2012 that’s changing because I’m determined to use each one of them and get my drawer space back.   In the process I discovered TriSwim lotion. I remember getting this Read more about TriSwim Lotion[…]

Why CSR?

Today two people asked how I got started in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Great question. It was one of those unexpected, game-changing events that propelled me into CSR. In 1999 a friend was the Executive Director at the Watts Counseling and Learning Center, and I was working for the Disney owned Anaheim Angels baseball team Read more about Why CSR?[…]

401(k) Get Responsible

Wall Street watch out for a new wave of protesting, this time it’s taking shape with investors who demand transparency and responsibility from their 401(k) plans. Those cries are being heard because some plans are adding socially responsible funds to their investment menus. Meaning, mutual funds that invest in or avoid certain companies, based on Read more about 401(k) Get Responsible[…]