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Corporate Philanthropy

 

Innovative ways that corporations can be more philanthropic and socially responsible

 
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Corporate Philanthropy

Making “Customer-driven Philanthropy” Work

Engaging customers in corporate philanthropy has significant bottom-line potential, but even big brands have struggled with doing it well. Is there a future for consumer-driven philanthropy?

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | Apr. 20, 2015
 

Corporate Philanthropy

C³: The Exponential Power of Company-Cause-Culture Partnerships

Companies can achieve more than traditional corporate social responsibility efforts by partnering with celebrities.

 

Corporate Philanthropy

Disrupting Corporate Philanthropy

Three best moves and three biggest lessons—Marc Benioff reflects on more than a decade of work at the Salesforce.com Foundation.

By Marc Benioff | 1 | Nov. 25, 2013
 
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Corporate Philanthropy

Google Giving: Calibrating Moon Shots

When we back only proven and incremental ideas, we miss out on the opportunity to test new ones that could potentially change millions of lives.

By Jacquelline Fuller | 2 | Nov. 6, 2013
 

Corporate Philanthropy

Metrics Matter

Business rigor can save and sustain corporate philanthropy.

By Nancy Mahon | Jun. 25, 2013
 
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Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen’s Gift to Philanthropy

Giving 2.0 Project U offers a treasure trove of resources for teachers and students of philanthropy.

By Paul Brest | Jun. 19, 2013
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Have You Asked Them What They Need?

Corporate social responsibility programs vs. community partnerships.

By Clay Gish | 5 | Jun. 3, 2013
 

Corporate Philanthropy

Corporate Philanthropy Tackles the Digital Divide

HP’s $15 million, plus comprehensive community commitment and capacity building, provides us with a model of success for social change.

By David Fetterman | 8 | Nov. 26, 2012
 
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Corporate Philanthropy

CSR Rule #1: Do No Harm

Corporate philanthropy is complicated and may have multiple objectives but Peter Karoff, Founder of The Philanthropic Initiative, argues its ultimate intention should be to do no harm.

By Peter Karoff | 1 | Jun. 28, 2012
 

Corporate Philanthropy

Collective Impact Gathers Momentum

Making multi-sector collaborations work—a report from the CECP 2012 Corporate Philanthropy Summit.

By Eric Nee | 4 | Jun. 8, 2012