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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.