A study finds that some companies’ corporate social responsibility efforts can do more harm than good.
Young people are gaining cultural skills and insight through volunteering that will influence their decisions for decades to come.
The idea of creating shared value is deeply compelling, but “the how” and best practices can be difficult to propagate.
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.
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.
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