There’s been a lot of talk about the “new CSR” – corporate social responsibility as something other than philanthropic giveaways with an eye on looking good.
Government and the environment: Put those two thoughts together and many conjure an anti-business attitude and the specter of over-regulation. Remember snail darters? Now the Illinois Cave amphipod requires protection; and in Iowa there is a legal battle over regulation of storm water discharge.
I recently interviewed Ward Tisdale, Director of Global Community Affairs for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) about the company's community activities, how to work within a tight budget, and developing educational opportunities for youth.
By Shane O’Connor, Program Advisor, FedEx Global Citizenship
One in six Americans live in so-called “food insecure” homes. That means one in six Americans is seriously hungry, likely under-nourished or malnourished, and doesn’t know when they’ll have their next meal.
By Mark D'Alessio
Last month the U.S. Chamber hosted its annual Small Business Summit, and I was pleased to be there on behalf of BCLC to meet some of the most charitable and high-impact business owners our nation has.
I recently interviewed Daphne V. Harris, Manager, Civic & Community Relations for Chrysler Group LLC about the company's community investment projects.
In conferences this spring in the United States and abroad, we hear sighs of relief as the economy begins to turn around and we see signs of renewed support for sustainability and CSR among CEOs and business leaders.
American families are struggling. Across the nation community centers have been scrambling to fill the service gaps left by budget cuts and the lingering recession.