Company philanthropic efforts over the holidays are nothing new – in fact, many companies have heritage campaigns they've committed to year over year. Yet, each year heralds in new campaigns and innovations to existing efforts and this holiday season is no different. This past month we saw brands make landmark donation commitments, react to real-time news – executives even slept on the streets to show how they care. Here's a roundup of the latest seasonal campaigns that caught our eye:
Isn't it funny how much bigger everything seemed when you were a kid? I recently had the chance to revisit the house I grew up in as a child – the same house my family lost when I was just 15 years old. Walking inside again all these years later, I was stunned at how small it felt. In my memories, through my eyes as a child, everything seemed so much bigger.
From Oct 17-21, thousands of NetSuite employees from around the world will show their commitment to making a positive impact in their communities
From Oct 17-21, thousands of NetSuite employees from around the world will show their commitment to making a positive impact in their communities during Global Impact Week, NetSuite’s annual week of service.
Global Impact Week gives employees a chance to celebrate ways to give back locally through volunteer service and in-office donation drives.
We take great pride in the local footprint we have created in the communities in which we operate. Sappi’s history within North America dates back to the 1850s, and it’s no surprise our civic involvement has also been active from the very beginning. Strong collaboration between Sappi and local institutions, organizations and partners reflects Sappi’s commitment to support the community. In turn, the community is able to fulfill more needs in areas such as research and education, creating a positive cycle of mutual benefits.
Holland America Line’s innovative Cruise with Purpose Collection of shore excursions is centered on improving our planet one voyage at a time. For thoughtful cruisers who wants to give back or pay it forward, these tours provide the perfect opportunity in destinations around the world.
Last October, Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts took the stage at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia to accept the Corporate Partner of the Century Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
This week, UnitedHealth Group launched its newly enhanced employee giving and volunteering program – giving!. The program evolved to meet employees’ desires for greater choice and flexibility and now supports them in more ways that they choose to give back to the communities where they live and work.
Employees in Multiple Locations Brighten Holidays for Respective Communities
NORWALK, Conn., December 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Diageo North America are giving back this holiday season by participating in a variety of volunteer programs and fundraising efforts across a number of the company’s locations. Initiatives span communities in Connecticut (home to Diageo’s North American headquarters), Kentucky, Illinois, New York and Canada, and include donating gifts, supplies and funds to families in need, volunteering to provide sober rides to holiday partygoers, and hosting festivities for local families. Together, these employees have partnered with more