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Corporate giving programs are still a large component of many company’s social responsibility strategies. The roots go back to corporate philanthropy dating back to the era of the Rockefellers, Morgans and Carnegies. The practice of giving has its share of critics, including here on TriplePundit.

And while writing checks does not substitute for actually “doing good” on social, environmental and corporate governance issues, watch the practice to continue.

Learn more below…

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Why Giving Back to the Community Should Be a Major Goal for All Businesses

Some businesses take the perspective that giving back to the community only helps the community; but giving back can actually help your business,…
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How One Social Venture Unlocked the Code To Millennial Giving

Change Heroes is a social venture that is revolutionizing the way charities and nonprofits tap into millennial giving.
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3 Reasons Why We Love Good360: The Online Donation Matching Network

No more letter writing, Craigslist digging or labor-intensive GoFundMe campaigns to manage when setting up a profile on Good360 will do.
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How Starting a Charity Changed My Business (and My Life)

For me and my brother, helping families in need has been a lifelong endeavor. Adding a charitable arm to our business has created…
State Farm NBA Day of Service volunteers sort food at the Houston Food Bank.

5 Ways to Promote a Giving Corporate Culture All Year Long

Creating a giving company culture is a powerful way to boost employee satisfaction, customer retention and even financial performance 365 days a year.…
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5 Companies Doing Corporate Philanthropy Right

Some companies just get it. They understand that nonprofits are out there fighting to make the world a better place, so they institute…
The Backyard Growers’ School Garden Program in Gloucester, Mass. has planted five gardens and harvested 500 pounds of greens for students with the help of $10,000 in Tom’s of Maine sponsorship funding received in 2013.

Tom’s of Maine Awards $510,000 to Nonprofits in All 50 States

The votes are in, and 51 nonprofits from across the country will be able to give back more in their communities as winners…
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How Toms Shoes and Warby Parker Give Differently

Companies typically execute one of two corporate social responsibility strategies: vertical or horizontal. Find out how Toms Shoes and Warby Parker use these…
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The Business of Giving Back

The art of philanthropy is alive and well. Even in today's financially challenging climate, many businesses are maintaining their commitment to fundraising and…
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8 Companies Working to Eliminate Hunger

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day -- an annual day of action against hunger. While spreading awareness on World Food Day is…
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3p Weekend: 5 Reasons for Companies to Care About Employee Satisfaction

Employee engagement and satisfaction is a hot topic in the sustainability space right now, but some companies may still find themselves asking: What…
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Harnessing the Benefits of Employee Volunteerism at Mid-Size Companies

Since the global recession, companies of all sizes have embraced employee volunteerism as a fiscally responsible way to supplement their existing community giving…
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eBay Delivers on 2013 Social Innovation Goals

n their very first Social Innovation annual update, eBay has successfully demonstrated their commitment following a series of goals they made last June…
Timberland employees recently surpassed 1 million volunteer hours served.

3p Weekend: 7 Companies That Make Employee Volunteering a Priority

To give you a bit of a mental boost this afternoon, we rounded up seven industry-leading companies that are make employee volunteering a…
Corporate giving can take many forms, from staff volunteer days (like this tree-planting initiative at Yahoo!) to charitable donations. This post details five tips for getting involved.

5 Tips for Introducing a Charitable Giving Program to Your Company

However nice a corporate social responsibility initiative might sound on paper, you may find that your employees are reluctant to embrace charitable giving.…