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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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3p Weekend: One-for-One Brands That Help You Vote With Your Dollar

The next time you need to swap your toothbrush, buy a new pair of shoes or are craving a night out on the…
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SolarCity’s New GivePower Foundation Brings Light to Schools in Need

It's been going on quietly, behind the scenes, for five years now. SolarCity's board chairman, Elon Musk, said back in 2010 that the…
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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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Hormel Develops Targeted Nutrition Solution for Guatemalan Children

After collaborating with partners, Hormel Foods released a targeted nutrition solution to children in Guatemala. While Guatemalan children generally receive enough calories, they…
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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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Sock Company’s One-for-One Model Helps Homeless Keep Their Feet Dry

Reading the startling fact that socks are the most requested items in homeless shelters was the catalyst that inspired David Heath and Randy…
Established in 2001, the nonprofit Oceana has committed itself to “achieving measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals.”

How Good is That Environmental Nonprofit, Anyway?

Greenpeace rates tech companies on their data centers. Oxfam America ranks food brands on the sustainability of their supply chains. The League of…
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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…
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A Commitment to Philanthropy Begins at Home

The 2014 World Giving Index found that Americans rank first in the world when it comes to helping strangers in need of assistance.…
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3 Simple Ways Entrepreneurs Can Change the World

If you’re a successful entrepreneur, you’ve probably felt a pull toward philanthropy. But even if you feel compelled to give back, you might…
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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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Businesses Needn’t Back Away on #GivingTuesday

The Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at Hyatt shares how the hotelier is making a difference this #givingtuesday
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Is ‘Connect a Million Minds’ Improving STEM Skills?

In an increasingly technical world, there is a shortage of STEM skills in the workforce. In this interview with Time Warner Cable’s VP…
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Millennials on a Mission with Nexus

Brian Weinberg describes the global organizing of millennials taking place through Nexus and its focus on bringing young people of wealth and social…