Employee Volunteer Schemes – Doing Good For Business, Mental Health, and The World

This article in Forbes explores the increasing trend of Employee Volunteering Schemes, their benefits and how they add value to communities.

Every company wants to be seen as a leader in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). But many ignore one of the most effective, efficient ways to fully engage their workforce in ESG leadership – empowering employees to volunteer their time on causes that matter to them. Organizations that sponsor employee volunteer programs can realize a three-fold benefit: making the world a better place, improving their employee’s holistic life and supporting a healthier and more productive work environment.

With all the macro challenges in the world, it’s important for companies to take action on issues like climate distress, widespread poverty, and racial injustice. At the same time, it’s also important for organizations to give individual employees the opportunity to make a difference in their communities.

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Ann Holman

Ann is currently leading the Engaged Communities' Executive Team. Previous to joining EC, Ann has experience managing significant digital projects across complex environments within the utilities, water and local government sectors.

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