HRchat Podcast

Social Impact Programs with Ben Sampson, WeHero

October 31, 2023 The HR Gazette Season 1 Episode 642
HRchat Podcast
Social Impact Programs with Ben Sampson, WeHero
Show Notes

Our guest this time is Ben Sampson, co-founder and CEO of WeHero where he works closely with hundreds of companies to help them reach their social impact goals.

Ben speaks actively about corporate social responsibility, volunteerism, sustainability, and how companies united with activism drive powerful change. Ben’s past experience includes leading product teams, building startups, and studying sustainable business strategy at Harvard. In his free time, he’s an avid outdoor enthusiast focused on skiing, surfing, and mountain biking.

Questions for Ben include:

  • What are the business benefits of adding social impact programs to one's organization?
  • Why are more and more HR leaders turning to employee giving and volunteering programs as an answer to their employee engagement challenges?
  • How can organizations ensure inclusivity and diversity in their social impact programs, making certain that all employees feel represented and have opportunities to contribute meaningfully?
  • What advice would you give to HR leaders who are interested in these programs but need help making the case for them to their business leaders?
  • What strategies have proven effective in measuring the success and impact of social impact initiatives, especially concerning employee engagement and satisfaction metrics?
  • With the holiday giving season coming up, how can leaders who are interested in these programs get started and implement these programs before the year end?

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