B:CIVIC Resources Library —  New Articles Below!

The B:CIVIC Resources Library is a curated source of example reports, research, links to blogs and articles, tips from peers, convenient templates for commonly created documents, and more. Information in the Resource Library includes a variety of topics that are relevant to those in those in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Human Resource (HR) capacities, as well as business managers, owners, and others.

Some of the material and links below are available to the public. A good number of links are available to members only, and those links take members to the B:CIVIC Members login page, enabling them access to this material. By gathering these resources in one place, members have an easy to use and useful portal to get answers. You may discover topics that you have not considered previously, but which help you to be successful in your business and its all-important connection to employees, customers, and the community.By using the members only login and the resources section of the members only site,  members will be able to:

  • Save time Why recreate the wheel? Use handy templates for commonly produced documents and work products
  • Gain knowledge, know-how and tips  Including best practices from experts and colleagues on real and current challenges
  • More easily find relevant information  Organized by topic area, with links to resources on that topic, make exploring easier

Recently Posted Articles and Links

Some of the material below is available to the general public, while other articles are for members only. For each topic below, click on the topic to be directed to a page with further links.

Board Placement

Communications & Branding

Company Guidelines

CSR Reports

Employee Engagement

Evaluation and Measurement

Trends

Strategy and Planning

 New – More Research on Various CSR-related topics

The links below, available to all visitors, point to research and resources relating to socially responsible investing (sri), consumer expectations, millennial job expectations, and metrics for company performance that tie into CSR, citizenship, philanthropy and employee engagement. The Great Places to Work Institute reports that company giving programs have a strong positive impact on employee work effort, their commitment to the company and work team, and work satisfaction. Read more in their  Best Workplaces for Giving Back 2017 research report.

http://www.ussif.org/sribasics

http://blog.stockspot.com.au/socially-responsible-investing/

http://www.conecomm.com/research-blog/2016-millennial-employee-engagement-study

http://corporatecitizenship.bc.edu/

http://fortune.com/2017/02/09/best-workplaces-giving-back/

http://www.fortune.com

https://www.forbes.com/sites/causeintegration/2015/04/06/why-are-these-100-companies-the-best-to-work-for/#79c319ab5f60

Additions continuing!
We continue to look for additional information to add to the links above and to expand to other topics. Thank you to our member companies for assisting with and sharing information, which is included among others curated here.