In this issue: The launch of Capacity Commons, social impact projects at work, new Board members and more!
Skills-based volunteerism has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years, but pro bono support can be harder to come by in certain regions of the U.S. Even where it is easily accessible, social impact organizations sometimes need help in creating and managing successful skilled volunteer projects.
Company will contribute up to $1.5 million to support hunger relief, education, and veterans
SMITHFIELD, Va., August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce that applications for the company’s charitable grant program are now available. First launched in December 2018, Smithfield’s annual charitable grant program supports projects with key non-profit partners that align with the company’s three charitable giving focus areas: hunger relief, education, and veterans.
We work with top companies and some of the best-known retailers to extend their brands with their customers through innovative private label, co-brand and commercial credit card programs. Behind the scenes of these programs, we are committed to building trust and providing outstanding service to our clients and our cardholders. As a leading provider of branded credit programs, fair and responsible lending is core to our cardmembers’ journey with us. Our credit programs create a win-win for consumers and our clients.
Our world cannot continue using resources at the same pace that we have until now. Businesses can help address the issue, and become more efficient in the process, by effectively reporting on their waste management.
Understanding how peer Utility companies are performing or managing their CSR programs can be useful to ensure you are on the right path for success. This infographic dives into the Utility industry to share common elements of CSR programs, trends in the sector, and key facts that are interesting and insightful.
Register for our webinar with Lori Gibson from BNY Mellon and Nita Kirby from CyberGrants on August 6th at 1pm Eastern
By Pete Karns, VP Operations
Over $5 Billion is raised through workplace giving annually. But today’s workforce has evolved to expect more options and transparency from your corporate giving programs. When charitable choice is given, employee participation increases. But how do you align your preferred causes with current NPO partners such as the United Way, with expanded choices employees are looking for? How can you offer the greatest choice, maximize matching opportunities, and still align preferred causes?
Version 4.1 of the Beverage Industry Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sector Guidance
August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has made further enhancements and additions to the Beverage Industry Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Sector Guidance (4.0) published in December 2018. This enhanced document represents version 4.1 of the Guidance and continues BIER’s ambition of providing supplementary guidance specific to beverage companies for greater consistency, accuracy, and leadership with GHG accounting and management.