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An Inside Look at Corporate Giving

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create an employee-driven community investment program
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This year at Submittable we set out to revive our corporate giving program. We’d done community investment in the past, but after a couple years of change, including some rapid growth, it was time to reimagine the process.

We wanted a program that would make a meaningful difference in the lives of community members. And we wanted employees to have a strong voice in direction and execution.

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Annual Corporate Inclusion Index™ Report Is Out Today

The Survey of Fortune 500 Companies Shows Disappointing Trends in Hispanic Inclusion Overall.
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WASHINGTON, September 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America stalled or reversed course during 2021, according to the 2022 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index™ (CII) released today. The report, themed “Three Years Later: The Post-Crisis Recalibration of Corporate America’s Hispanic Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Practices,” aggregated data from 82 participating corporations, the majority of which are Fortune 500 companies.

Consumers and Employees Call for a New Approach to Corporate Philanthropy: Stakeholder Philanthropy

Four in five consumers (84%) and employees (86%) believe that stakeholders should have a say in how a business allocates charitable funds
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released results of a new survey measuring public sentiment on corporate philanthropy. The findings highlight a growing interest in and expectation of employees and consumers to be involved in corporate philanthropy and call on businesses to consider a new approach that is more stakeholder driven.

YouGiveGoods Is Stocked and Ready for the 2021 Holiday Giving Season

YouGiveGoods virtual drives raise new toys, food, and supplies for nonprofits this holiday season
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December 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - YouGiveGoods, the e-commerce platform that enables corporations, groups and individuals to run virtual drives to raise brand-new items for nonprofits, kicks off the holiday giving season stocked and ready to deliver support to nonprofits across the U.S.

The RW Institute Announces the Release of the 2nd Edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review

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Since the release of the 1st edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review in November 2019, significant developments have taken place in the sector as well as the socio-political context in which these platforms operate. Sign up below to receive your copy of the 2021 edition on November 16, 2021.

Thirteen More Brands Giving Back This Holiday Season through Whole Planet Foundation

by Whole Planet Foundation's Sandy Mariscal and Olivia Hayden
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Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to highlight these additional brands donating a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to benefit microentrep

44,600 Nonprofits Supported Through Benevity's Platform on GivingTuesday 2020

More than $55 million was donated on December 1, 2020, showing continued impact and momentum through global corporate purpose programs
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that $55.5 million was raised on GivingTuesday 2020 (December 1, 2020) through its platform, an increase of 61 percent over the $34 million raised in 2019. This number is expected to increase as the dollars committed through companies’ payroll systems — the most cost-effective way to donate — make their way to 44,600 nonprofits.

CECP Data Offers a Unique Look at Social Investments Before and After 2020

By André Solórzano Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
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The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose.

Given the rapidly changing state of the world during 2020, CECP took steps to ensure that Giving in Numbers data was supported with real-time insights by increasing the frequency of CECP Pulse Surveys.

Corporate Social Investments Continue to Rise, With Average Giving Up 7% in Last Three Years, Industry-Leading Report Finds

Companies in top 25% of corporate giving each contributed $62 million or more in social investments
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NEW YORK, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ — As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) found in its annual Giving in NumbersTM: 2020 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet growing societal needs around the world.

Purposeful Pivots: Meaningful Corporate Social Impact Strategies Created During The Pandemic

New white paper by Engage for Good and Salesforce.org highlights actionable lessons for brands and nonprofit organizations
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October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - There’s no shortage of pivots created by the Covid-19 pandemic, but one special category – purposeful pivots – stands above the rest. 

A new white paper from Engage for Good and Salesforce.org tells the inspiring stories behind seven “purposeful pivots” and reveals the principles that brands can use to work smarter and adapt better during these challenging times.

What’s a “purposeful pivot”? Here are a few examples:

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