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What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & How Does it Benefit Companies?

Corporate social responsibility, commonly referred to as CSR, has been a growing trend over the past decade. Perhaps surprisingly, those most interested in corporate citizenship aren’t the small, socially-minded startups selling eco-conscious wares — but medium to large companies, including giants like Google to Wells Fargo. So what is corporate social responsibility, exactly? Why are companies increasingly interested in it,…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven engagement, team building activities, Wellness

Yoga at Work: Support Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Abuse

Exhale to Inhale is an extraordinary nonprofit based in NYC that brings unique, trauma-informed yoga classes to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Through Visit.org, they now offer in-office yoga experiences for a cause. Founded in 2013 by Zoë LePage, this nonprofit was built on the fact that yoga is more than just a form of exercise; it serves as…

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corporate social responsibility, team building activities, Women's Empowerment

How to Empower Women in the Workplace

As more businesses take part in improving gender equality, as well as diversity and inclusion, it becomes imperative that women are empowered in the workplace. This means offering women positions, giving women the freedom and agency to learn new skills and become self-possessed leaders, and creating a safe, accepting environment for women to work in. While many things go into…

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Climate Change, team building activities, Volunteer Experience

Out-of-Office & Eco-Friendly Volunteering in NYC

While New York City is known for being a concrete jungle, the hot summer days are the perfect time to experience its hidden and refreshing greenery. From gardening and cleaning up parks to beautifying overlooked areas, there are so many opportunities for your corporate team to spend time in nature and away from the office this summer – all while…

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What is Employee-Driven Engagement?

Not only has the rise in popularity of  corporate social responsibility (CSR) made an impact on local communities, it has also been widely recorded as boosting employee engagement. While employee engagement is certainly something ambitious businesses should strive for, there’s a distinction between top-down employee engagement and employee-driven engagement. Here are some data-backed facts proving employee-driven engagement reaps tons of…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven engagement, team building activities, Volunteer Experience, Women's Empowerment

Migrant Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace: Q&A with Arielle Kandel

New Women New Yorkers is a Visit.org nonprofit partner that provides professional development and education programs to empower immigrant women in NYC. We recently interviewed NWNY’s founder and CEO, Arielle Kandel, to discuss what drove her to impact women’s lives, and why offering corporate experiences on Visit.org has been an important step for the organization. Arielle’s educational background is law,…

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corporate social responsibility, team building activities, Volunteer Experience

5 Ways To Celebrate Volunteer Month At Work

April is Volunteer Month — a chance to acknowledge the volunteers who give their time and effort to support causes, and a chance to get involved in various efforts. With the arrival of Spring also comes more opportunities to be out and about, making April the perfect time to roll your sleeves up and contribute to a cause you already…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Maintain A Good Work-Life Balance

Is it possible to give your personal life and work life all the attention they need, without neglecting either? We believe that it is — and that it is essential in getting the most out of both realms. Here are some benefits of maintaining an appropriate level of commitment to both. 1. You are able to have more meaningful experiences…

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How to Squeeze Volunteering into Your Work Schedule

Short-term volunteer work is a rewarding activity that many people want to be involved in. But sometimes it can be difficult to fit it into a busy work schedule. That’s why more and more companies are combining volunteer events with team building activities. Since volunteering frequently can be a challenge, one way you can make an impact while being engaged…

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