May 2012 Blog Posts


The Business and Social Case for Corporate Volunteering

posted by United Way, 18 May 2012

Much has been written about the business case and the social case for corporate volunteering. Typically, these cases have been defined using the survey results of CSR managers and NGO leaders. Rarely, had the perspectives of corporate volunteers been explored. The experience for the corporate volunteers is key for United Way in starting a volunteering …read more


Rock stars in Nashville

posted by United Way, 15 May 2012

It’s hard to think of an Academic as a rock star, but that’s how Mark Kramer, Co-Founder and Managing Director of FSG, was received at the Global Conference for United Way Worldwide in Nashville last month. Perhaps it was because we were in the US Country Music capital (Dolly Parton made an appearance as well, …read more

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Searching for Solutions in Melbourne

posted by United Way, 09 May 2012

Our Community Impact work in Melbourne is focused on improving the lives of young people in the outer south-eastern region of the city.  This is a region where statistics show high levels of concentrated disadvantage and social exclusion that carries over through the generations. In a series of community conversations and a ‘Search for Solutions Seminar’ …read more


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