“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” so said Rahm Emanuel, Obama’s then Chief of Staff, at the height of the financial crisis in November 2008.
There are many practical, logical reasons for government, nongovernmental organizations, and the business community to cooperate on disaster activities to maximize resources and reduce losses.
By Patty Nation, Global Community Relations Manager, Xilinx
Challenging the premise that high school graduation is a destination rather than a springboard to the future, College Summit Founder and CEO, J.B. Schramm says, “We re-envision the purpose of high school to be a launch pad for college and career success.”
One of the best stories of corporate citizenship I came across this year was Navistar Diesel of Alabama's solution to the recession problem: Instead of laying off plant employees — which it had not done for nine years — the company kept its employees on payroll and put them out in the community d
November 15, 2010: National Philanthropy Day. A special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—have made to our lives, our communities, and our world.