What corporations do to society is far more important than what corporations can do for society.
The idea of creating shared value is deeply compelling, but “the how” and best practices can be difficult to propagate.
Hybrid approaches present an opportunity to achieve both greater social impact as well as greater business benefits.
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.
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Investing in small business and new ventures is a good thing and vital to our communities, but we must not confuse it with charity or strategic long-term social investment.
Three forms of engagement that can help nonprofits better respond to the needs and strengths of their constituents.
We must shift our expectations for companies to make business choices based upon fair returns for all stakeholders.