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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…

It’s My Birthday and I’ll Give If I Want To

Over the summer, I featured a remarkable woman, Sloane Berrent as part of my Philanthropy in Five series, who has literally dedicated her…
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The New Generation of Philanthropy: Enlightened Self-Interest

When 3p covered BBMG earlier this year, the interactive marketing agency had just released their 2009 Conscious Consumer Report, an exploration of consumer…
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Philanthropy Is a Four-Letter Word: Suggestions for Real CSR

By Julie Lloyd Bo Ekman, founder and chairman of the Tallberg Foundation, made a rather jarring statement at this afternoon’s Global Corporate Citizenship…
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Cisco Pays Employees Not to Work at Cisco

How the Computer Networking Giant Encourages Non-Profit Service A few years back, the Financial Times told the story of Peter Santis, a regional…
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Home Depot and Habitat for Humanity Partner on Sustainable Housing

This morning, I enjoyed a breath of fresh air from an unlikely source: a Home Depot press release. The Home Depot Foundation revealed…

Seventh Generation: Packaged Idealism

Obviously, one of the benefits of being socially and environmentally responsible today is the investment it makes in sustaining people and planet in…

Allison Parris: Philanthrofashionable Business

Allison Parris is not the typical company I profile in my Philanthropy in Five series. I actually read about them in a fashion…

Greenwala.com: A Conscious Collective

Philanthropy and green tend to go hand in hand because they’re both rooted in consciousness — for the planet and for the people…

Sloane Berrent: I See Good People

As someone who’s committed to giving back, and who also writes a blog series spotlighting change agents, I often seek out kindred spirits…

Ehlers Estate: In Philanthropy We Trust

This series focuses on all of the companies who have adopted philanthropy as part of their business model, and spotlights their efforts as…