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Corporate Giving Looks to be Strong in 2021
January 26 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The results of a survey conducted by the ESG Center of 102 public and private companies with median revenues of more than US $28 billion reveals that respondent companies' response to COVID-19 and racial injustices pushed 2020 corporate contributions to unprecedented levels.
HCA Healthcare: Company’s Corporate Citizenship and Human Resources Partnering for Social Change
January 25 | Tony Tapia, Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council | Comments (0)
A conversation between Tony Tapia and CSR and HR executives at HCA Healthcare reveals how a partnership between these two business functions can benefit companies, their employees, and the communities they support.
Key Takeaways from The Conference Board 2020 Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Forum
December 18 | Tony Tapia, Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council | Comments (0)
During our annual two-day convening of corporate citizenship and philanthropy professionals, a theme of "how we do our work” emerged. Participants heard [the product of] non-profit, academic, and corporate leaders’ reflections on this trying year, including what they learned and how those lessons can be applied to helping companies optimize the efficiency and impact of their corporate citizenship and philanthropy programs.
Report from the Field: How Puerto Rico Reopened for Business Despite Multiple Disasters
December 16 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Tony Tapia, Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman describes the Corporate Social Responsibilities' trip to Puerto Rico through recounting discussions with community and NGO leaders, government officials, and businesses on their rebuilding progress since Hurricane Maria and their resilience in managing the crisis of earthquakes on the island.
How Corporate Philanthropy Can Bridge the Disaster Recovery Funding Gap
December 11 | Liz McCartney, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, SBP | Comments (0)
Liz McCartney, Co-Founder and COO of SBP, a nationally recognized non-profit leader in disaster resilience and recovery, explains how corporate philanthropy can reduce the typically two - four year wait low-to-moderate income homeowners face to receive federal funding to rebuild their home following a natural disaster.
Six Ideas for Year-end Corporate Giving
November 17 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman shares six ideas for how companies' corporate citizenship and philanthropy function can finish 2020 strong using any remaining funding they have.
Why We Need Better Ways to Help Donors Understand the Cost of Solving Big Problems
October 07 | Jason Saul, Chief Executive Officer, Mission Measurement | Comments (0)
As the COVID-19 pandemic and recession put more pressure than ever on donors and nonprofits, it’s urgent that we talk realistically about what it takes to solve society’s problems. The Impact Genome Project's Price of Impact Index can help with these discussions.
Walmart: Company’s Corporate Citizenship and Government Relations Partnering for Social Change
September 16 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman speaks with Gerard Dehrmann, SVP, Public Affairs & State and Local Government Relations, Walmart Stores, Inc. and Kabir Kumar, Senior Director, Community, Walmart.org. to explore the dynamics of the relationship between company’s government relations and corporate citizenship functions and how they can work together to greater effect.
Why Workplace Giving Programs Work
July 31 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
A recently released study found that workplace giving programs are growing in popularity and acceptance as companies look for more ways of investing in communities that are key to their business.