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8 Things Every CSR Professional Will Relate To

8 classic CSR stereotypes and feelings related to working in corporate social responsibility and sustainability that we can all relate to:

1. The look you get when you tell someone you work in CSR

CSR? Customer Service…? Oh Corporate Social Responsibility.

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2. How you feel when people in the company ask if all you do is give away money.

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3. When the CEO tells you that his wife’s cousin’s friend’s neighbour loves – insert charity- can we look into supporting it this year?

Suuuuure…

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 4. When your boss tells you that next year you’re going to have to double the impact with no budget.

I give up- I mean- no problem.

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5. When your charity partner suggests something that you really don’t want to do.

Hmmmm. Can I think about that.

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6. What you want to do when you feel like you’re the lone voice in the corporation.

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7. How you feel when you’re trying to get your colleagues to participate in your program.

3 cheers for free pizza!

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8. When people think that having a sustainability degree means you’re a hippie environmentalist.

Yep- you can catch me hugging a tree at lunch.

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Have you experienced another CSR stereotype that we’re missing? Let us know in the comments below.

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