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Evolution of Philanthropy: Giving Your Products Away

Does this grant project mark the dawn of philanthropy 2.0? Or is it a handy tool for IBM to market its services to…
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Growing Pains: What’s Next for Crowdsourcing?

A panel discussion at the 2011 Net Impact Conference featured crowdsourcing experts from Groupon, Causes.com, and GOOD Magazine. The panelists discussed current and…
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GlobalGiving: Helping Americans Give Smarter

With more causes, more donors, and more philanthropic platforms than ever, who is overseeing the $300B philanthropy market and how are investors and…
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The Role of Philanthropy in Recruitment: Working for a Corporation with a Heart

At the core, a prospective candidate wants a combination of priorities to be fulfilled at work: Constant learning, leadership opportunities, fair compensation, and…

One for One Makes Consumers Feel Like Philanthropists

In 2006, Blake Mycoskie started as a shoe company. He also started a movement. Well, at the very least, he trademarked a movement:…
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Video Interview: Foundation Source on How to raise $50k in 3 days

When the earthquake hit Japan this year, a $50k grant was given to International Medical Corporation in a matter of days to buy…
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Video Interview: How Microplace Moves Users Beyond Giving

As generous as human beings are, an investment instrument will almost certainly bring more dollars than philanthropy. Can we direct this flow of…
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Business Case

Is there a business case for corporate philanthropy? The Conference Board’s Matteo Tonello, in an academic article also posted on Harvard Law School’s…
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Energy Production Costs at Root of Government Belt Tightening

Eric Zencey explains why it would be wise to pay proper attention to energy return on investment.
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Food Safety, Security and Accesibility Concerns Cause Gates Foundation to Fund GMO Research

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization’s price index topped off at an all-time high this January, reflecting the skyrocketing global food prices…
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HBR Spotlights Smart Philanthropy

There has been a lot of discussion about the difference between philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. The line between the two can be…
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Walmart Still Rocks and Here’s Why

Those that follow Corporate Social Responsibility usually fall into one of two categories: Walmart haters or Walmart supporters. As you might recall from…
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B1G1: How To Make Your Business Card Stand Out, Usefully

Business cards. Try as we might to digitize the process of exchanging contact information, the ritual of exchanging business cards lives on. For…

The CSR Media-Gap and Why It Matters

By Jack Curry, Media Strategist on Business, Media and Society; CSR and Contemporary Culture – First appeared on June 15th on BCLCblog Top…

How Texting is Changing the Way We Donate

It’s a simple fact of life that technology changes the way we do things, and technology is changing the way we give to…