The Social in ESG: aligning corporate, community, and investor interest through a common framework
This article explores the Social pillar in the ESG equation and offers a framework for aligning interests of employees, communities and investors within this context. We discuss the contributions of a developed Social pillar to company performance and describe how The Collaboration Vector Inc. framework can help companies boost the performance of this pillar. The proposed framework enables employee-led community programs that generate social impact in communities and in companies. With the social pillar rapidly becoming a key performance indicator, companies need sustainable community programs that generate value for people, including employees and community members.
Comment développer un programme communautaire corporatif qui survivra à la prochaine pandémie et qui regroupera votre main-d’œuvre à distance
Vous considérez mettre en place un nouveau programme communautaire corporatif ou vous désirez effectuer une refonte d’un programme existant à la suite de la COVID-19? Pensez à développer un programme à long terme.
How To Build a Corporate Community Program That Will Survive the Next Pandemic – And Unite Your Remote Workforce
Companies looking to put new corporate community programs in place during COVID-19, or who are rethinking existing programs as a result of COVID-19, may wish to consider engaging employees in long-term partnerships with culturally aligned non-profits, focussed on achieving social objectives. Our team at The Collaboration Vector Inc. is witnessing firsthand the robustness of these programs because by design, they continue to generate both business and social value during a time of upheaval.
Covid-19 Gives Rise to the Dynamic Corporate Community Program
During COVID-19, The Collaboration Vector has been working diligently with business clients and non-profit partners on what is possible relative to what is needed in the community. Case-by-case problem solving, multi-sector engagement and agile decision-making in corporate community programs is leading to immediate and pragmatic solutions. Every action during COVID -19 is having a huge impact.
La COVID-19 donne lieu au programme communautaire corporatif dynamique
Pendant la pandémie de COVID-19, le Vecteur de Collaboration travaille consciencieusement avec des clients corporatifs et des partenaires à but non lucratif afin de déterminer ce qu’il est possible de faire pour répondre aux besoins de la communauté. La résolution de problèmes au cas par cas, l’engagement multi-sectoriel et un processus de prise de décision flexible à l’intérieur des programmes communautaires corporatifs génèrent des solutions immédiates et pragmatiques. Chaque geste peut avoir un énorme impact en ces temps de COVID-19.
Embracing social purpose: why community works for business
Evidence is mounting rapidly that links a strong relationship between business performance and the extent to which a company is socially and environmentally responsible. While being socially responsible is known to drive multiple favorable employee indicators, it is also fostering consumer, customer, investor, and citizen engagement. Social transformation and deep engagement drive favorable stakeholder perceptions as stakeholders naturally and readily relate to social missions.
Matching the professional skill sets of Sealanders with local needs, Sealand Americas, in collaboration with non-profit partner Projeto Arrastão (PA), designed and delivered a customer service training program for underprivileged youths in the Campo Limpo region of Brazil. An essential component of Transformative Community Involvement™ (TCI™) principles is the assessment of impact and the generation of evidence-based data for program development and evolution. To this effect, our white paper shows the quantified return on investment and qualitative impact on lives of PA students and Sealand employees, demonstrating yet again that businesses and society can flourish together by seeking the intersection of interests for mutual value creation!
Why Sealand Americas and Humanity and Hope United are growing a business in rural Honduras
In 2016, Sealand Americas, a people-centric ocean carrier in the Americas,(1) and non-proﬁt partner Humanity and Hope United,(2) set out to generate employment for women in La Coroza, Honduras. This case study presents the successes and challenges of their journey in implementing a pig farm operation in this small rural village and explores the business and social impact of the project.
Finding your “sweet spot” for community investment
Your company, with its unique set of possibilities and limitations, has a sweet spot for both volunteer time and funds that it can sustain over time. This is the spot at which you provide maximum return for society and business at the lowest risk. Whether you are transactional or transformative in your approach to community investment, it is important for you to find your sweet spot. Doing so will help you reduce risk that is associated with some common and well-intentioned community investment practices.
Transformative Community Involvement™: How Sealand Americas and TCV connected business and social impact
This article explores the social and business transformation that resulted when Sealand Americas, a differentiated ocean carrier in the Americas, moved from a transactional to a transformative approach to community involvement. It is a joint effort between Sealand Americas and The Collaboration Vector Inc. (TCV), a CSR strategy and service firm specializing in Transformative Community Involvement™.
How Costa Recicla and Sealand Americas boosted recycling in Panama: a case study of business, social & environmental impact
Sealand Americas, a differentiated ocean carrier in the Americas, together with the company’s dynamic non-profit partner Costa Recicla, catalyzed an office recycling movement in Costa del Este, Panama...