Many of you have probably seen the adorable John Lewis commercial of a young boy who is impatient for Christmas morning. He waits and he waits and then on the big day (spoiler alert) he rushes past his gifts and takes a present to his parents. This is really what he has been waiting for all along! Hey, they say it is better to give than to receive.
In the CSR world, we strive to improve things by giving our time and talents in a way that makes business smarter, faster, more effcient and most important – sustainable. Some of us work at large companies that provide grants and others work at small start ups that build communities. No matter where we work, we are all supporting a common goal and giving of ourselves and our talents.
This year, Net Impact London Professional is hosting a holiday networking event to help share all of the great skills that we use on a daily basis. Maybe you work for a consulting company and you can offer an hour of time to a startup. Maybe you are a start-up entrepreneur who could offer advice and encouragement to someone thinking of starting their own venture. Our hope is that this exchange allows Net Impact members to share their skills and build relationships in the CSR community.
Please join us on the 14th of December to take part in this exciting event: http://london.netimpact.org.uk/event/tinsel-time-and-treats/
PS – We’ll be joined by representatives from Spots of Time and Ecomodo (which just received a nice article in The Sunday Times)