October 28, 2014, No comments

Can you hear it?  The holiday drumbeat has begun.  It’s a long march up the hill towards Halloween, straight to Thanksgiving, ‘round the curve past Black Friday, down the path [...]

B Corps, Corporate Philanthropy and Being the Change

October 21, 2014, No comments

B Corps?  Don’t you mean C Corps? Nope, that isn’t a typo. Like Fair Trade certifications for coffee or USDA organic certifications for milk, Ing ...

Taking Skills-Based Volunteering Around the World

October 14, 2014, No comments

corporate philanthropy efforts? Lots of employee engagement. “We have tons of internal communications around our programs. Employees share their sto ...

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There’s a New Sheriff in Town: Your Employees

September 17, 2014, No comments

If you’re involved in any activity related to managing employee volunteer programs, you need to know corporate philanthropy. Chris is an inspiring l ...

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    Transforming the Meaning of 9/11
    September 5, 2014, No comments

    9/11 has scarred all of us forever.  The question is: how do we make sense of what happened, and how can we move forward? Each year, as September 11th approaches, [...]

  • Will Your Business Recover From Disaster?
    September 2, 2014, No comments

    The massive 6.0 earthquake in San Francisco on Sunday is another reminder that Mother Nature doesn’t play by the rules, so we’d all better be prepared for the unexpected.  If [...]

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    Fast Stats About Giving in America Today
    July 28, 2014, No comments

    The annual corporate philanthropy.  Now more than ever, employees are paying close attention to the philanthropic behavior of corporations and evaluating them accordingly. As Greg Cantori, president and CEO of [...]

  • 5 Habits of Companies that Rock at Giving Back
    March 24, 2014, 1 Comment

    As corporate volunteering and giving programs become increasingly prominent at companies across the country, best practices are shaped by the leaders of the pack.  So which companies are paving the [...]

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    The Power of Giving In-Kind
    March 18, 2014, No comments

    Posted by giving back regardless of last quarter’s numbers. This is because many in-kind donations are tax deductible.  Although there’s no single formula that can determine the value of donated [...]

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    The Key Ingredient of CSR
    March 3, 2014, No comments

    Ever since the term “corporate social responsibility” became popularized in the 1960s, it’s been used to cover a broad swath of ethical issues, including those that affect the environment, human [...]