Thursday, September 19, 2013

New Partnership will Celebrate Business who think Socially

Blog written by: Chris Moss, Social Enterprise Program Manager

We are so thrilled to announce a new partnership for us. Pillar Nonprofit Network and the London Chamber of Commerce are getting ready to award the first ever Corporate Social Responsibility Award at Canada’s biggest Business Achievement awards.

London’s Business Achievement Awards will be held on March 19, 2014 at the London Convention Centre and today, the nominations opened.

This year, Pillar will be partnering with the Chamber to choose a winner in this new category: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The criteria are tough but a strong, socially conscious business in London will be recognized with this prestigious award.

CSR is about businesses that are determined to have a positive impact on the world in which they operate. This year, the first annual CSR award that will rate businesses on their achievement in the following areas: Governance; Reporting; Transparency; People, Programs & Engagement; Employee Engagement, Environmental Stewardship; Supply Chain Management and Charitable Donations & Sponsorships.

If you know of any business doing well in this area please nominate them and recognize their hard work.