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Majority of Companies Increased Community Investments, Focused Giving Programs Since End of Global Recession

261 Companies Took Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement
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NEW YORK, NY, October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - From 2010 to 2013, giving increased for 64% of companies, and it grew by more than 10% for 52% of companies. Companies that increased giving since 2010 improved business performance; companies that increased giving by more than 10% since 2010 also increased median revenues by 11% from 2010 to 2013, and pre-tax profits increased for 59% of those companies.

Impact Investing in Your Own Community

Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
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Why Not in Your Backyard ? Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
 
By Cece Derringer, Director of Resource Development and Communications, Homewise
 
 

Register: Hear CEO Corporate Citizenship Lessons This September

Join the Impact Equation 9/8-10 in Washington D.C.
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Plenary Discussion: Lessons from the Top: CEOs for Impact

The Montreal Impact and Cascades Partner Up: Soccer Fans Go Green

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It’s a beautiful evening at Stade Saputo: you’ve got nachos and drink in hand, and a great view from the top bleachers of the Montreal Impact’s fancy footwork. Thousands of soccer fans adopt this game plan every night that their team plays in town, from March to October. The nachos may be replaced by an Italian sandwich or just an ordinary hot dog, but one thing all the fans have in common is, together, they produce a significant amount of waste each game night.

L’Impact de Montréal et Cascades partenaires : les fans de soccer voient vert!

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Une belle soirée d’été au Stade Saputo, nachos et breuvage à la main, à regarder du haut des gradins l’Impact de Montréal manier le ballon. Des milliers d’amateurs de soccer adoptent ce plan de match chaque soir où leur équipe est en ville, de mars à octobre.

Fair Trade Brings Big Sales and a Clear Conscience

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Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away.

Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.

Discovery Communications Employees Discover Their Impact Around the World

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Last Friday, more than 4,000 Discovery employees around the world left their offices to make a difference in their communities during Discovery Communications’ fifth annual Discover Your Impact Day.

Show Me the Impact: Responding to Marketplace Demand for Proof of Purpose

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Do you know if your social impact commitments are delivering return? It's a critical question – one that many companies don't have the answer to.

Greening Your Spring Cleaning!

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Springtime means rebirth, the return of the sun and warmth… but it’s also about spring cleaning after the cold season! Unfortunately, popular cleaners often contain ingredients that end up in the air you breathe and can be harmful to the health of the entire family. Here’s an interesting challenge: why not try doing your spring cleaning with the least possible impact on your health and the environment by buying softer or less polluting cleaning products, or simply making your own!

Act Local

Successful companies use every tool in their arsenals to accomplish their goals and build their brands
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Think Global, Act Local has been applied to everything from food to the environment to education.  It’s moved from a bumper sticker slogan to a recognized concept that informs the way many organizations operate, particularly when it comes to social responsibility.  Look no further than the daily missives from Triple Pundit or Sustainable Brands to see how CSR-focused corporate missions and strategies are driving the conversation.

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