Combining charity with financial gain can seriously tarnish others’ appreciation of altruistic efforts.
Innovative ways that corporations can be more philanthropic and socially responsible
A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.
People who perform volunteer work, far from being distracted by it, tend to perform better at their jobs.
How a company supports employee voluntarism depends on whether it participates in certain kinds of external networks.
Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages examines a Hewlett-Packard initiative designed to empower three communities by bridging "the digital divide."
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Chris West leverages the assets of the Shell Foundation and its corporate parent to improve the lives of low-income people in the developing world.
Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change the World by Leslie R. Crutchfield, John V. Kania, & Mark R. Kramer
Google DotOrg launched in 2004 with bold ambitions and almost $1 billion in seed funding. But the results have been less than stellar.
SMALL CHANGE: Why Business Won't Save the World by Michael Edwards
Volkswagen believes that doing the right thing—taking the stairs, reducing litter, and driving an eco-friendly car—can be pleasurable and desirable.