Willa Black. Vice President, Corporate Affairs. Cisco

 Experts in CSR Series: Willa Black shows us that social innovation and intrapraneurship is possible inside every organization. In 2007, Willa got bit by the ‘social impact’ bug and ever since she’s been on a mission to drive transformational change. As a visionary leader, Willa saw opportunity where others didn’t. She not only thought about …

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Brittany Pepper. Senior Account Executive for Ontario Higher Education. Softchoice.

Getting involved in your company’s CSR efforts can take different forms and it doesn’t always mean you’ll have ‘CSR’ in your job title. A positive trend we’re seeing in business is the integration of CSR efforts across all aspects of the company, with all employees having a hand (or at …

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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. Source  2. How you feel when people in the …

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5 CSR Departments You Didn’t Know Existed and How to Apply

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) isn’t a nice to have anymore, it’s now an expectation that organizations consider their place in the world. The role of business is quite different than it was even a decade ago. A quick search of most corporate websites will now turn up a CSR page. …

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Lisa Gibbs. Director, Community Investment. Shoppers Drug Mart

Dream job alert! Leading a company’s corporate social responsibility efforts is one of the most coveted roles among social impact professionals. And when that company also happens to be one of Canada’s strongest brands- it’s even more desirable- as you have the opportunity to impact change on a wide scale. While …

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A typical day of CSR professionals

CSR Leaders at FedEx, Google and MLSE Share: An Inside Look at a Typical Day.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs look different at every company. To some, CSR can refer to their sustainability efforts, investment in community events, employee volunteerism or the management of the corporate foundation. The skills, competencies and qualities needed are as varied as the jobs themselves, but there are common attributes that are …

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10 Tips for a Career in Corporate Social Responsibility

A career in corporate social responsibility (CSR) is considered the holy grail for many professionals. Whether you are looking to switch into CSR or start your career it can be incredibly daunting (and competitive). How do you break into break into the limited number of CSR roles if you’re coming …

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A Day in the Life of 3 Corporate Social Responsibility Executives

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) means something different at every company. And as most professionals in the field know, CSR is a term that covers a range of activities. To some businesses, CSR can refer to their sustainability efforts, their investment in community events, their employee volunteerism and or the management of …

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Ersilia Serafini. President. Summerhill.

Experts in CSR Series: We love meeting successful, down to earth professionals who’ve built their careers at one organization. While job hopping may be the current trend for most companies, it’s quite the opposite for Ersilia and most of the team at Summerhill. From Field Rep to President, read on to …

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Tom Ewart. Manager of Sustainability & Citizenship. The Co-operators.

Experts in CSR Series: We enjoy bringing you the inside scoop on corporate social responsibility professionals and the jobs they love. Tom has a broad view of the sustainability industry, and while there may not be as many quote unquote CSR jobs as we’d like right now, Tom tells us …

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Doug Morrow. Managing Director. Corporate Knights Capital.

Doug Morrow is a perfect example of the newest generation of MBA’ers that are choosing to use their financial skills for social good. As the Managing Director of Corporate Knights Capital, he is responsible for the firm’s day to day management and operations. Doug’s job is not your average CSR job, …

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Maarten Jan Sluimers. Sustainability Manager. ING DIRECT Canada

Maarten’s story shows us how a leap of faith can change the course of your career. With a passion for the planet from a very young age, it’s no surprise that Maarten ended up in sustainability, what may surprise you is how he got there.  He is the quintessential intrapraneur, …

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Heather Mak. Sustainability Manager at Retail Council of Canada. CSR Job.

Heather is an up and coming sustainability professional with a range of experience from consumer goods to consulting. Heather shows us that passion is just one ingredient to success and that for a career in Corporate Social Responsibility you need to have a strong business acumen with a healthy dose of …

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How to Find Meaningful Jobs.

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the types of jobs we will post on Bmeaningful and why we’re different than LinkedIn or Workopolis. The types of jobs we post We specialize in jobs that have both a purpose and a paycheque (read: meaningful jobs that pay you normally …

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