Philanthropy and corporate giving are at the heart of what we do (pardon the pun). So as you can imagine, nothing gets JK Group’s tickers pumping more than a chance to give back! Recently, we had the opportunity to show a little love for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. The campaign’s goal is to spread the word about the life saving importance of healthy choices in order to combat heart disease, the number one killer of women.
By: Nicole Anderson, Executive Director of Philanthropy at AT&T
What are some of the favorite projects you remember from school? Learning about literary characters in classic novels? An art piece you created? A science experiment you did? These can be memories and experiences that take a student from “just” learning to believing they can be the next prize winning author, world-renown painter, or inventor of the 21st century.
Creating a Successful Employee Engagement Program for Employers
Already deep-seatedin the culture of the world’s most successful organizations, corporate giving is on the rise. All over the world, employers are stepping up efforts to engage with the community as well as the workforce in order to enhance theircompany’s brand, attract new talent and retain customers. This trend towards giving back follows research that shows a strong connection between employee engagement and financial performance, even during tough financial times.
Research has found that professionals who are required to track billable hours are often less willing to volunteer. The pressures of meeting certain quotas can deter professional services firms from taking the time to give back to the community. Quite the opposite trend can be seen at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, however, an international law firm that focuses on intellectual property; corporate, finance, and real estate; and litigation.
An Effective Philanthropic Campaign Is Crucial to Attracting and Retaining Talent and Creating a Rewarding Work Environment
PLAINSBORO, N.J., February 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced the release of its latest white paper, “Building Employee Engagement through Corporate Giving Programs.” Available for complimentary download, the white paper addresses the challenges and benefits of employee engagement, while offering strategies for spurring employee
The 2013 Spirit of Giving campaign will be remembered as the year the cafeteria was occupied by skids of canned soup and countless boxes of lots of other non-perishable goods and toys. What was pegged as the 14th floor versus 15th floor competition between Vigilant Global employees essentially became a classic Vigilant showdown between founding partners.
Rebecca Caplan is Director of the PwC Charitable Foundation and a member of the PwC US Corporate Responsibility team. In her role with the Foundation, she oversees the strategic and operational elements of the Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, while working directly with the Foundation Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. She has been with PwC for more than 12 years.