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Jennifer Hartz shares an overview of her company’s expertise. Most specifically, its customized approach and how it helps clients.

20+ years ago, I founded Corporate Hartz LLC to combine my educational background, corporate consulting experience, and passion for leaving the world a better place. Our broad and deep expertise and customized approach efficiently delivers significant meaningful results for companies and their stakeholders.

 

3 Lines of Business: this Hartz & Minds issue is for Businesses and Hybrid Companies

1) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Environment, Society, Government (ESG)
2) Family and Individual Philanthropy
3) Speaking and Writing Engagements

Each company, client, and project is unique: from culture, to industry, geography, size, maturity, and the nature of the concern(s) and opportunity(ies). With the depth and breadth of our experience, we can establish the process, conduct due diligence, define the outcomes, include stakeholders, explore strategic options, develop partnerships, and support implementation.

With your input, we are prepared to exceed YOUR expectations, within YOUR budget, on YOUR time-table, with YOUR team and mine, with insight and efficiency.

 

Key points include:

  • Scope
  • Role
  • Collaboration

 

Read the full post, Customized Engagement Models at Corporate Hartz LLC, on CorporateHartz.com.

 

 

In response to the recent news on how many brands approached this year’s Super Bowl ads, Jennifer Hartz shares an article that highlights corporate responsibility in action.  

Two stalwart Super Bowl brands and commercial rivals are skipping 2021 game ads.

On February 2nd, amidst a global pandemic and national division, millions will watch Super Bowl LV! The 2020 vs 2019 Champions, Kansas City Chiefs vs Tom Brady…. I mean the Tampa Bay Buccaneers…. will face off with the NFL’s first home field advantage final game.  The Super Bowl is frequently the most watched American TV broadcast of the year.

What’s the broad and enduring appeal of the Super Bowl?

For many, especially the younger generations, with ever-shrinking attention spans, football is now likely the nation’s pastime.  Average, baseball games last 3 hours and contain 18 minutes of action. Average football games last 3 hours and 15 minutes with 11 minutes of actual sporting.  So why do millions eschew the MLB and flock to the Super Bowl in person or on television or via streaming? It’s what nonprofits call “wrap-around services.” Someone in need may ask for food, but good organizations work to help them with job training, childcare, affordable housing, clothing.

Super Bowl commercials were memes before memes were trendy.

For the biggest spectacle in US sports, that means pre-game shows, team merch, player bios, coaches, and refs, instant replays, slo-mo, music, cheerleaders, celebrities, post-game analysis, and usually intriguing …. COMMERCIALS!

 

Key points include:

  • Brands joining the bandwagon
  • The broad and enduring appeal of the Super Bowl
  • What’s different about Super Bowl 55

 

Read the full article, Big Brands Redirect Super Bowl Ad Budgets to Accelerate COVID Recovery, on CorporateHartz.com.

 

 

Jennifer Hartz shares an article that identifies the key steps to building strategic partnerships between nonprofit organisations and private, public, and independent sectors

Nonprofit organizations and business volunteers need each other, but sometimes they speak different languages or don’t hear each other’s needs and assets.

Companies have a broad set of tools – Time, Talent, Treasure, and often goods and services.  Charities are doing a better job at educating their clients, donors, sponsors, and volunteers about what they need, what they don’t need, and why.  Please know they’re not ungrateful for your involvement and support, but efficiency matters for charities with limited budgets. (Ex. Goodwill has adopted standards for what items they can and cannot accept; this is good.)

NONPROFIT SECTOR IS BIG BUSINESS

There are 2.6 million NGO’s in the United States; 25% of the population is working for pay in these groups.  Charities are a significant portion of our GDP.  There are 32.5 million businesses in our country, directly employing 35% people.  Note: many businesses and charities sell products and services that are often paid for via government contracts, grants, or loans.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the world’s awareness of the inter-dependence of the three sectors is getting a lesson in its true power – for better and for worse.  Let’s dive into a best-practice used by savvy nonprofits and businesses: Strategic Partnerships.

 

Key points include:

  • The interdependence of sectors
  • Employee volunteering & management
  • 2020 – 2021 covid, unemployment, virtual school and remote work

 

Read the full article, Strategic Partnerships among Private, Public, and Independent Sectors, on CoporateHartz.com. 

 

 

Jennifer Hartz shares encouraging words on how the current COVID-19 situation provides the opportunity to learn, grow, and serve. 

Obviously, #COVID19 creates a number of significant problems in the world, our country, businesses, nonprofits, governments, and schools. This temporary situation, current trend, or permanent transformation is challenging. So, let’s look at the opportunities for people working or learning remotely or not employed full time to improve their lives as well as others’.

REMOTE WORK IS EXPANDING

Twitter announced that most employees don’t ever have to go back to the office. “Continue working from home, or anywhere else that makes them happy and productive, forever.” Google and Facebook have extended work from home (WFH) through the end of 2020. California State University Campuses will not open for Fall Semester; on-line classes continue.  Certainly, these organizations are not going to be alone in their shift from traditional offices and classrooms.

SADLY, UNEMPLOYMENT/UNDEREMPLOYMENT IS EXPANDING TOO

 

Read the full article, No Commute? Time for Service!, on the CorporateHartz website. 

 

Jennifer Hartz shares a story of a wise investment, socially and economically, and shows how banks and other funds can support projects like these and earn a meaningful financial return.

 

Shamrock Gardens is the brainchild of Brent Sobol.  It’s the manifestation of his career in multi-family properties and his Jesuit faith, an order of the Roman Catholic Church, established in the 1500’s.  The affordable supportive apartment complex is in one of the most challenging areas on the south side of Atlanta and is home to 900 residents – with a waiting list to get in.  Further, this is a wise investment!  Banks and other funds can support projects like these and earn a meaningful financial return.

 

Read the full article, Magic on Plaza Lane: A Lesson in Multi-Family Real Estate, on the Corporate Hartz website.