CECP’s Annual Summit Attracts More than 250 Leaders in Societal Engagement
New York, NY, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CECP, a coalition of 150 CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, will convene senior corporate giving professionals from companies that align community needs with business strategy at the 2014 CECP Summit: What Counts. These senior executives will gather to be the first to hear 2013
261 Companies Take Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement
New York, NY, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - From 2010 to 2013, a majority of companies--64%--increased their community investments, which was driven by improved business performance and growth in non-cash giving.
Philanthropy may sound like a throwback form of CSR in these days of integrated financial reporting. But dozens of companies are practicing the old art of giving in a new style, with serious commitments of cash to support urgent causes such as hunger, education, and health. In 2011, corporate donations totaled $14.5 billion. Here’s a look at some companies who are the most generous and the causes they support, courtesy of the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual corporate giving survey.
By Jaime Barclay, Symantec's Corporate Philanthropy Program Manager
Tuesday, May 6th marks a special day for non-profits in Silicon Valley - Silicon Valley Gives Day! For 24 hours, one website will provide a single donation platform to benefit over 650 non-profits working in Silicon Valley.
New Report Cites Alignments, Challenges for Charities and Corporations in Workplace Giving Partnerships
WASHNGTON, D.C., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Charities face a rising tide of expectations from corporate and employee donors, while at the same time maintaining these corporate partnerships is a challenge. Also the digital era and democratization of information is driving the demand for more accountability, transparency and engagement that is proving difficult for some charities to respond to.
Due Diligence When Investigating Charitable Organizations Is Critical to Mitigate Legal, Financial and Reputational Risks
PLAINSBORO, N.J., April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced the availability of its newest complimentary white paper, “The Importance of Compliant Giving Programs.” With corporate giving on the rise – the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy reports that total giving
A robust corporate giving program has become essential for any business. With an effective program in place, the company can make a positive impact on the world, whether by supporting its local community or contributing to larger, global initiatives. Additionally, having a social impact is a key differentiator for today’s organizations, many of which are still struggling to retain workers and customers in an uncertain economic environment.
What’s Next for the Workplace Giving & CSR Landscape
Benevity sees plenty of changes on the horizon when it comes to how companies give back and their employees make a difference in 2014: changes in how technology vendors will allow for needed changes in the landscape; how companies will align and integrate their social good programs; how Community Investment will make the business case for giving back, and more. We’ve put together an inforgraphic showing the landscape shifts and new directions we expect will unfold during 2014.
As the world continues to emerge from the global recession, business is improving, employers are hiring, and more companies have expanded, or launched, their corporate social responsibility programs. Not only do such programs enable companies to help their communities and provide assistance to those in need, but they have also proven to enhance the company brand and improve employee engagement and retention.
Comprehensive Giving Campaigns Can Improve Employee Engagement, Attract New Talent, Retain Customers and Enhance Company Brand
PLAINSBORO, NJ, March 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced the availability of its new white paper, "Driving Business Growth