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Sep
18
2013
Good money. In the old economy, this simply meant pulling in a lot of cash. But the game has changed. And the notion of good money has evolved. Globally, 66 percent of consumers believe it is no longer enough for corporations to give money away, but that they must integrate good cause into their...
Aug
23
2013
The homepage of Internet.org, a new nonprofit initiative started by Mark Zuckerberg that aims to remove some of the barriers to Internet connectivity worldwide, looks like that of a traditional non-governmental organization. A video shows African children playing, women working in fields, men...
Jul
08
2013
An interesting thing happened when the Consumer Electronics Association announced that we would be contributing to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. We got pushback from reporters and colleagues who did not think a contribution to the Red Cross was a good idea. Some...
Jun
26
2013
Corporate responsibility and culture matter more to workers in burgeoning economies, than those in already-developed nations, according to a new poll. Global research from Ipsos finds that employees in Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia and India have the highest concerns about corporate responsibility,...
Jun
17
2013
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are entering the workplace in record numbers. They are idealistic, diverse, digitally-enabled, social and perhaps most importantly, ambitious. While these are all traits that can make a positive impact on your organization, it is a tall task to retain and...
Jun
17
2013
Recent discussions have explored the ways Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) might work in the interest of business. Countless academic articles have also celebrated the connection between positive social and environmental initiatives and profitability. Amongst them is the well-known strategy...
Jun
14
2013
In 2012, The Civic 50’s inaugural year, Bloomberg LP in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light came together to implement a “scorecard” ranking of America’s top civic businesses based on their community impact as well as their ability to use the time and talent...
Jun
07
2013
In 2012, The Civic 50’s inaugural year, Bloomberg LP in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light came together to implement a “scorecard” ranking of America’s top civic businesses based on their community impact as well as their ability to use the time and talent...
Jun
07
2013
The richest man in the world and the biggest rock star in the world made a rare joint appearance Wednesday at the second annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy, discussing the genesis of their partnership, friendship and their goals as they work together going forward. Bill Gates and Bono joined...
Jun
06
2013
Philanthropy is not about giving money but about solving problems. While well-meaning, the idea of writing a check and calling it “philanthropy” is extremely short-sighted and unfortunately, extremely pervasive. Instead, philanthropist should think like an entrepreneur and think of social...
Jun
05
2013
A new crop of businesses loosely called "for-benefit" is bridging the gap between for-profit corporations and non-profits that promote social welfare. They pursue a blend of financial, social and environmental goals. Together, they comprise a new and emerging sector called the "Impact Economy." For...
Jun
03
2013
No longer is the term ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ a novel idea amongst businesses. A 2011 sustainability study by MIT showed that sustainability, in the US at least, now plays a permanent part in 70% of corporate agendas. Organisations such as Unilever haven’t simply been championing...

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