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Submitted by: Community Health Charities of America
Posted: Jan 14, 2014 – 05:26 PM EST
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - Charities@Work is pleased to present its 13th Annual Best Practices Summit on April 3-4, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City.
This premier and intimate networking event focuses on the trends, best practices and innovations in a variety of employee engagement programs including volunteerism, matching gift and annual giving programs. Participants have the opportunity to share ideas and network with other professionals while staying current on the trends, hot topics and best models of employee engagement initiatives.
In such a unique setting, participants have many opportunities to interact with speakers and their industry peers with a variety of backgrounds, experience and expertise. The focus is on identifying key strategies to implement or enhance employee engagement and corporate social responsibility initiatives that make a meaningful impact.
2014 Summit Theme: Collaborating for Impact
This year’s summit focus draws from the overarching ideas of creating shared value and collective impact that are so important in social responsibility today.
Topics will include:
The summit incorporates various formats, including key note presentations, panels, workshops, and peer-to-peer breakout sessions.
A Summit for Corporate Leaders and Practitioners
Employee engagement is a highly valued part of a company’s social responsibility initiatives. With the extensive years of experience and specialized expertise of the Charities@Work federation partners – America’s Charities, Community Health Charities of America, EarthShare and Global Impact – we are uniquely positioned to offer influential leaders in corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy, and human resources new ideas and best practices around employee engagement strategies, best practices, trends and opportunities.
“Charities@Work hosts one of the best gatherings dedicated to ideas and trends in employee engagement for social good. We like this conference because it recognizes the enormous and often overlooked impact employee-led philanthropy and volunteering is having in our communities.”
– Robert Rosenthal, VP of Communications & Marketing, VolunteerMatch
The summit builds upon the excellence achieved during the 2013 summit by the participation of notable authors and experts such as Ron Adner, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and author of The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation; Adam Grant, Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success; and Dan Heath, Senior Fellow at Duke University and co-author of Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, as well as two previous New York Times bestsellers, Switch and Made to Stick.
The proud sponsors of the 2014 Charities@Work Summit include:
For information on sponsorship, please contact LFilderman@charities.org.
To learn more about the Charities@Work Annual Best Practices Summit, please visit www.charitiesatwork.org.
Charities@Work is an alliance of four national nonprofit federations that serves as the cooperative voice for more than 2,000 premier health, human service, environmental and international development charities. Charities@Work provides employers with an efficient way to enhance their employee engagement programs and initiatives and to respond to growing employee interest through a wider range of giving options.