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CSR Connect - Optimy's Podcast

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CSR Connect is a place to discuss CSR, corporate impact, and all things social purpose.
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Best tips and tricks to develop a corporate purpose program

CSR Connect - Optimy's Podcast

Best tips and tricks to develop a corporate purpose program
This time we decided to turn to our own people. Optimy’s Product Owner, Gerhard, joined us and we had a nice discussion on the topic. Enjoy the episode.
September 30, 2021
Episode 13 - How to adopt the corporate social mindset ?
In this 13th episode, we received Michael Alberg-Seberich, Managing Partner at Wider Sense and co-author of "The Corporate Social Mind". With him, we discussed:  What is the Corporate Social Mindset and how to adopt it? Why is it important for a brand to have these CSR and social priorities in mind? What are the most common projects and societal missions and how to implement them? If you're curious to know the answers to these questions, just hit the "play" button. Happy listening ! 
July 13, 2021
Episode 12 - A Guide to Nonprofit Fundraising with Mike Paquet
Today, we’re talking to a fund development professional with 24 years of experience. Mike Paquet helps non-profits, charities, and community groups throughout Canada, so they can build sustainable and passionate donor bases. Does that sound complicated to you? Well, let us hear from Mike himself what that means in practice.
May 12, 2021
Episode 11 - Leveraging Social Impact with MeetMagic
On this Podcast Episode our guest is someone with plenty of experience when it comes to bringing together corporate and philanthropy. Carl Gough is a Philanthropist & a self-proclaimed dopamine dealer and the founder of MeetMagic. We talked to him straight from Australia, where he is located.
May 11, 2021
Épisode 10 - Comment réussir son appel à projet en 2021
Comment réussir son appel à projet en 2021 avec Dorothée CORBIER Directrice associée - Agence Assemble
March 26, 2021
Episode 9 - Gender equality in the nonprofit workplace
Today, we are going to talk about gender equality in the nonprofit workplace. And to get some insight into this topic, we talked to Delphine Moralis, who is the CEO of the European Foundation Centre. Delphine has many years of experience working with the third sector, and is one of the few female leaders in this field.
March 23, 2021
Episode 8 - The pains of applying for public fundings
We will talk about approaches to fundraising, partnerships, and how to go about applying for public funding, especially for those organizations based in Europe. And to get some insight into this topic, we talked with Andrés Salazar, he is the Communications and Project Officer at the BeeLife European Beekeeping Coordination, a solution-oriented non-profit organisation working to improve conditions for bees and pollinators.
February 22, 2021
Episode 7 - The best of 2020
Last year, we had the great pleasure of talking to many specialists in the social good industry. We heard their stories and learned from their experience. So we thought we should share with you the most exciting insights from these amazing people. Listen here to the best tips from Christian Robillard, Jerome Tennille, Andrea Gamson, Caroline Modave, Tomás Sercovich, Chris Jarvis, and Shannon Gorman.
January 24, 2021
Episode 6 - CEO’s social good challenges in 2020
This year has been challenging for everyone, but when it comes to social good challenges, few people had a year as demanding as this month's podcast guest: Shannon Gorman, President and CEO of the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation in Canada. As she was starting her position and COVID was hitting North-America, she needed to figure out how to have effective internal communication, engage with donors, and keep her staff safe. Listen here how she managed to do all of that while still supporting the hospital's needs.
December 15, 2020
Episode 5 - Volunteerism & Social Inclusion
In the past years, social inclusion has become a buzzword. But what really is social inclusion and what are the mechanisms we can use to achieve it? To answer all these questions, and many more, we talked to some experts from the CSR world. In this podcast episode, you will hear from Tomás Sercovich and from Chris Jarvis.
November 6, 2020
Episode 4 - The power of corporate volunteering
Caroline Modave shares some ideas on how to measure employee engagement, both internally and externally; how to make sure your middle management stays engaged with corporate volunteering activities; and how volunteerism can be used as a mechanism for employees branding.
October 2, 2020
Episode 3 - CSR as an inclusive tool
In the third episode of Optimy’s CSR connect we discuss how social movements are connected with corporate social responsibility. To talk about such an important topic, we reached out to two experienced CSR professionals: Jerome Tennille and Andrea Gamson.
August 31, 2020
Episode 2 - CSR myths with Jerome Tennille
For this podcast episode, we interviewed Jerome Tennille, Consultant and Advisor in sustainability and social impact, as well as Manager of Social Impact and Volunteerism for Marriott International. We talked to him about different ways to get into a corporate social responsibility role, CSR myths and many other exciting topics. 
July 29, 2020
Episode 1 - The role of CSR during the COVID-19 crisis with Christian Robillard by Optimy's Podcast
The Optimy podcast is a place to discuss CSR, corporate impact, and all things social purpose.
July 2, 2020