By Patty Nation, Global Community Relations Manager, Xilinx
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.
Loews Hotels employees say that CEO Jonathan Tisch formed the hotel industry’s first comprehensive community service and outreach program in 1990. Continuing to evolve each year, it still functions under the same name, “Good Neighbor program.”
As the world stood transfixed at the ascension of the 33 Chilean miners from the depths of the earth, a wonderful feeling arose that is all too absent in these dire and dour times: Jubilation!--at both the miracle of their resurrection and at humankind’s capacities to collectively turn things ar
Another food fight has broken out on campus -- this time over a Wall Street Journal special report (August 23, 2010) that featured University of Michigan professor Aneel Karnani’s “case against corporate social responsibility.” Professors all over the world have pilloried (though a few
Wanted: High potential corporate executives to work, at 50% salary reduction, for up to six months with global nonprofit to bring business solutions to humanitarian problems. Warning: Could lose promotional visibility with corporate officers.
The “cola wars” between Coke and Pepsi in the 1970s were all about tasting good. Visiting newly built shopping malls, consumers would take a blind taste test of Coke and Pepsi—then state their preference. Who won? Both sides enjoyed annual double-digit sales growth for the next three