Corporate Citizenship

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Whirlpool and Habitat for Humanity Partnership: True Corporate Giving

What began with appliance donations has become one of Whirlpool’s most successful corporate social responsibility programs. It is hard to argue with the…
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The Quick & Dirty: Snake Oil Sellers

Let's go back to the beginning of almost every company that exists today: You can find a clear social mission at the heart…
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Corporations, Nonprofit Collaborate to Send Aid For the Ebola Outbreak

"Most responsible companies are thrilled to be able to help; they want to help, and it's easier to help with product and services…
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Microsoft Doubled Renewable Energy Purchases in FY 2013

Microsoft's 2013 Citizenship Report focuses on carbon neutrality and the power of technology to promote human rights.
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How to Measure Community Impact

A group of 13 CSR leaders recently came together for a pilot program to test a model that would measure the broader aspects…
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The CSR Officer: What if a Company Doesn’t Have One?

How can a company interested in doing more for the community, but does not have a dedicated CSR officer or manager, move forward?
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Making a Case for Better Business Results? Be a Better Corporate Citizen

Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship released its annual report on the state of corporate citizenship. The business case for CSR is clear.
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Recent Corporate Citizenship Ranking Gives Chevron Dubious Honor

Chevron was one of the surprises in a recent corporate citizenship ranking that may get some people talking about how to improve the…
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Eight Companies with Best-in-Class Employee Matching Gift Programs

Did you know that over 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer employee matching gift programs? Here are eight companies that offer best in…
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Benefits of Volunteer Grant Programs

By Adam Weinger Has your company considered instituting a volunteer grant program? These charitable programs, which are also known as Dollars for Doers…
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Why the Intersection of Cause and Commerce is Not Black or White

People who mix business and pro-social goals are often portrayed as either opportunistic corporate "cause washers" cynically exploiting nonprofits, or visionary social entrepreneurs…
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Corporate Donations Catch Fire at Burning Man

Just kidding!  Happy April Fools 2012 :-) American corporate icon General Electric (NYSE: GE) said this week it plans to donate and distribute…
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Leveraging Deficits: How the Best Corporate Citizens Drove Cross-Sector Collaboration During the Great Recession

With a "renaissance" in how companies, NGOs, and governments are collaborating to tackle some of our toughest challenges, this blog post looks in-depth…

Deficit-Driven Economic Developments

The recession started a renaissance in how companies, NGOs, & governments collaborate. With governments and non-profits facing yawning budget deficits and business facing…
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Medtronic’s Corporate Citizenship Update Touts Engagement, Environment

Medtronic issued its 2011 Corporate Citizenship update, which focuses on supply chain management, communicating with its global workforce, and balancing environmental responsibility with…