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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…
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Where’s the Community Accountability in Impact Investing?

The concept of impact investment -- which has the explicit purpose of supporting economic and community development -- is receiving a growing amount…
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A Millennial’s Letter to Financial Services Industry

As millennials we want our work to have meaning for ourselves and the world, and we place a higher value on consumer goods…
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Global Philanthropy Forum Convenes in Redwood City, Calif.

The Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) convened in Redwood City, Calif. April 23-25, with participation from foundations, NGOs, and international development and aid agencies.
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How to Make Corporate Giving a Foundation That Strengthens Your Business

Like a lot of good deeds, corporate philanthropy doesn’t just benefit the recipients. It also benefits those who are giving. Make corporate giving…
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Women in CSR: Kathleen Tullie, Reebok International & BOKS

Kathleen Tullie, Director of Social Responsibility at Reebok International and Co-Founder and Executive Director of BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success), talks about her…
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Women in CSR: Nichole Lecher, Northwestern Mutual

Nichole Lecher, Director of Strategic Philanthropy and Community Relations, Northwestern Mutual, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in…
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Women in CSR: Tonie Hansen, NVIDIA

Tonie Hansen, Director of Global Citizenship, NVIDIA, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.