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Corporate Giving & Engagement: Values Alignment

Part 3 in a 4-part Series on Strategic CSR Programs
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One of the hallmarks of a strategic CSR program is aligning your program with your business values. We know that businesses are most effective when they have thoughtful strategies in place that keep them focused and moving toward the right growth targets. The same is true for corporate giving strategies.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Ray C. Anderson Foundation and The Ray

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  

Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Click the icon to listen to the April 24th show below, featuring John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray. 

Find the Stocks that Offer Innovation, Not Just Growth

Reprinted from Institutional Investor. Michael Molitor is a Senior Fellow with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, with $860 billion under management, has missed out on $1.9 billion in additional profits as a result of its decision to divest all of its tobacco holdings in 2010. The story that reported this fact, which ran in the Financial Times , goes on to suggest that fund managers should reconsider their investments in tobacco companies, as the sector is generating impressive returns, well above many key performance benchmarks.

[VIDEO] Benevity User Conference 2016: Penny Zuckerwise, Guggenheim on Employee Engagement

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Recently in San Diego, business leaders from the U.S. and Canada gathered at Benevity's Goodness Matters User Conference to discuss the future of corporate philanthropy.

In this video filmed at the conference, Benevity client Penny Zuckerwise, Founding Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Guggenheim, explores how companies can lead corporate social responsibility and engage employees in giving and volunteering programs.

MetLife Foundation Commits $240,000 to Build an Interactive Financial Services Map

Online Map Produced by University of Kansas and University of Michigan
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MetLife Foundation announced a new program where researchers from University of Kansas and University of Michigan will lead a project to build a web-based, interactive map showing where financial services are located in communities across the United States and how the locations of these services affect individuals’ financial opportunity.

It’s Full Speed Ahead for the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Accelerator Teams

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Reprinted from Biomimicry Institute Blog

It’s been a busy six months for the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalists. Last October, eight teams from around the world were chosen to be part of the first-ever biomimicry food systems accelerator. After pitching and getting feedback on their design concepts in-person during SXSW Eco in Austin, TX, these intrepid innovators began working furiously to test and prototype their nature-inspired design concepts.

The Doctor Is In: From Menacizing to Medicalizing

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Blog post by Betsy Neuville, Director of Keystone Institute India

I was recently captured and unsettled by a widely circulated global conference notice describing mental disorders as an “enormous disease burden” on human society.This statement should give us a bit of pause, and cause us to reflect on what we know, what we assume, and what the impacts of such a mindset may be.

[VIDEO] Benevity User Conference 2016: Nicole Campbell on Creating Engaging Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

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Recently in San Diego, business leaders from the U.S. and Canada gathered at Benevity's Goodness Matters User Conference to discuss the future of corporate philanthropy.

In this video filmed at the conference, Nicole Campbell, Benevity's Principal of Goodness Consulting, discusses how companies can create engaging corporate social responsibility programs.

Read more about Goodness Matters on the Benevity blog

[VIDEO] Benevity User Conference 2016: Diane Solinger, Google on Employee Engagement

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Recently in San Diego, business leaders from the U.S. and Canada gathered at Benevity's Goodness Matters User Conference to discuss the future of corporate philanthropy.

In this video filmed at the conference, Benevity client Diane Solinger, Global Lead, GooglersGive at Google, shares insights on how to engage a global workforce in giving and volunteering.

Read more about Goodness Matters on the Benevity blog

[VIDEO] Benevity User Conference 2016: Cora McNeil, UnitedHealth Group on Employee Engagement

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Recently in San Diego, business leaders from the U.S. and Canada gathered at Benevity's Goodness Matters User Conference to discuss the future of corporate philanthropy.

In this video filmed at the conference, Benevity client Cora McNeil, Senior Program Manager in the Office of Social Responsibility at UnitedHealth Group, describes how to engage employees in giving and volunteering initiatives that enhance their overall health.

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