Last week the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy's (CECP) CECP Insights ran an interesting interview with Pamela Flaherty, the president and CEO of Citi Foundation, about Citi's results-oriented measurement system.
Give Where You Live: It’s the first line on the first page of the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington. It’s a good slogan, but it takes more than marketing to inspire individuals and companies to entrust their time or money to a philanthropic cause.
Holiday shopping season is upon us and businesses have spent a fortune to give their brands (and the company behind them) a distinct personality. Their logic: consumers want "stuff" that makes them feel cool or exciting or maybe secure, sophisticated, or powerful and top brands, gift wrapped or n
It’s not that corporate philanthropy is dead. Far from it. But corporate philanthropy is increasingly seen as A strategy, not THE strategy for how companies address environmental, social, and community challenges.
Esther Brimmer is the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations at the State Department.
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