Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Dec 13, 2011

Recession’s effects on corporate giving vary

As cash donations from companies dwindled during the recession, product donations helped keep overall corporate giving strong, a new study says.

Dec 6, 2011

Nonprofits looking for good corporate fit

Nonprofits that want corporate partners need to do their homework, find companies with missions aligned with their own, identify assets a company can use to help address social problems the nonprofit cares about, and show the impact it is making fixing those problems.

Dec 6, 2011

Corporations redefine bottom line

Slammed by the economy and global competition, a growing number of companies are retooling their business model to incorporate philanthropic strategies to address social and global problems that limit their business.

Jul 5, 2011

Firms urged to fuse corporate, social interests

Corporations need to do a better job building social change into their business strategies in ways that benefit both their business and society, a new report says.

Jun 15, 2011

Corporate giving grows but median flat

Corporate giving grew nearly 18 percent in 2010, mainly because of increased giving at a handful of companies, with pharmaceutical companies accounting for over half the growth, preliminary findings of a new survey says.

Nov 1, 2010

Corporate giving mixed for 2009

Most U.S. corporations gave less to charity in 2009 than in 2008, but the total dollars contributed grew, a new study says.

Sep 14, 2010

Corporate givers look to future

The growing interconnectedness of global markets and the rising severity of social problems that threaten the long-term success of business point to the need for companies to set a new course for solving social problems.

Jun 28, 2010

Businesses urged to rethink social role

In an increasingly complex world, corporations need to change the way they do business by changing the way they address social problems, a new report says.

Dec 1, 2009

Most companies gave more in 2008

Despite taking profit hits in 2008, most U.S. corporations increased their charitable giving last year, a new report says.

Sep 15, 2009

Companies reinvent giving for ‘new era’

In an economy and marketplace undergoing sweeping changes because of the recession, companies increasingly aim to make their giving more strategic, collaborative and productive.