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Jun
14
2013
In 2012, The Civic 50’s inaugural year, Bloomberg LP in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light came together to implement a “scorecard” ranking of America’s top civic businesses based on their community impact as well as their ability to use the time and talent...
Jun
07
2013
In 2012, The Civic 50’s inaugural year, Bloomberg LP in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light came together to implement a “scorecard” ranking of America’s top civic businesses based on their community impact as well as their ability to use the time and talent...
Jun
07
2013
The richest man in the world and the biggest rock star in the world made a rare joint appearance Wednesday at the second annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy, discussing the genesis of their partnership, friendship and their goals as they work together going forward. Bill Gates and Bono joined...
Jun
06
2013
Philanthropy is not about giving money but about solving problems. While well-meaning, the idea of writing a check and calling it “philanthropy” is extremely short-sighted and unfortunately, extremely pervasive. Instead, philanthropist should think like an entrepreneur and think of social...
Jun
05
2013
A new crop of businesses loosely called "for-benefit" is bridging the gap between for-profit corporations and non-profits that promote social welfare. They pursue a blend of financial, social and environmental goals. Together, they comprise a new and emerging sector called the "Impact Economy." For...
Jun
03
2013
No longer is the term ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ a novel idea amongst businesses. A 2011 sustainability study by MIT showed that sustainability, in the US at least, now plays a permanent part in 70% of corporate agendas. Organisations such as Unilever haven’t simply been championing...
Apr
23
2013
Jean Case
“To tackle today’s big and ever-changing social challenges; we have to take risks, be bold, and fail forward. We have to Be Fearless.” –The Case Foundation These are the wise words of key note speaker and The Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award recipient, Jean Case, spoken at the Eighth Annual...
Apr
22
2013
The target donor for the arts used to be an older, wealthy dude wearing an ascot. Today, it’s a young whippersnapper wearing a $300 flannel shirt, who doesn’t like classical music and who prefers street art over museums. As a recent (and controversial) long read in the East Bay Express points out,...
Apr
22
2013
My experiences as a fundraiser for several major health causes over my career support a truth that we all know: the way we give has greatly evolved over the past few decades. Today, the rise of employee programs has brought with it a powerful way for individuals to come together and give back in...
Apr
18
2013
The sustainable certification organization has released a ranking of the companies that do the best on its assessments, from solar power to investment advice to Afghan telecoms.
Mar
27
2013
hackathon
There's a trend in the startup world toward combining business and smartphone apps with altruistic goals. At a recent hackathon, where tech developers get together to create new apps and programs in a short amount of time, about a dozen University of Washington computer science students work...
Feb
25
2013
Each year on the fourth Monday in February, the corporate giving community, led by CECP, observes International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an international advocacy day intended to build awareness of corporate-community partnerships and to inspire businesses around the world to engage...

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