philanthropy

The Unrealized Potential of Workplace Giving

Average participation in employee giving programs has fallen from 41% in 2006 to 33% in 2012, and an estimated $10 billion is left…

Four Companies with Unique Employee Giving Programs

Since grant-matching and time off to volunteer have become commonplace, many companies are raising the bar with unique programs to inspire employees.

CSR in India: Are Companies Doing Enough?

Can corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India have a central role in the transformation of this dynamic yet challenged land? At a macro…

Ethical Leaders and Social Responsibility: Four Reflections from the Top

An interview with Robert Doll, Chief Equity Strategist for Nuveen Asset Management and Ram Gidoomal, Chairman of both Tradecraft and Allia, about socially…

Asian Philanthropy Includes Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Giving

Last week, Give2Asia, a $25-million-a-year international charity, celebrated ten years of philanthropy. Over its history, the charity has given out $201 million in…

Microsoft Citizenship: Community Work on a Global Scale

Microsoft's most recent corporate social responsibility report highlights its citizenship efforts on the environment, human rights and community work.

Hey Apple, Where’s Your Soul?

Apple has successfully wedged themselves into the palms (and wallets) of millions of people. But where do they exist in the hearts of…

Personify.It Mobile App Helps You Give Yourself Away

Personify It is a mobile app that helps you find volunteering opportunities whenever you are ready to give your time.

Philanthropy, CSR and the Social Responsibility of Business

Corporate philanthropy is mistaken many times for corporate responsibility. But it is not the same, or to be more accurate, it is just…

Eight Companies with Best-in-Class Employee Matching Gift Programs

Did you know that over 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer employee matching gift programs? Here are eight companies that offer best in…

Innovation’s Final Frontier: Part Two

This is the second installment of a two part series on innovation and corporate philanthropy. Part one can be found here. Innovation within…

Innovation’s Final Frontier: Part I

Companies all over the world are in a race to innovate. For developed countries like the U.S., innovation is often regarded as the…

Is Bill Gates Really Batman?

It was Jon Stewart that first made the reference. He called Bill Gates “Batman” to his face on his TV show. Why Batman?…

Ding Dong! Avon CSR Report Touts Work on Deforestation, Green Building

Avon's CSR report, released earlier this week, touts a bevy of achievements and promises to address issues including deforestation, governance and philanthropy.

Fast Company Spins Sustainable Business Coverage Out to New URL

In November, Fast Company continued the migration of their online presence toward Co… meaning that each of their sections will be renamed and rebranded…