Since the first day that I started working in corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the late 1980’s – under the wise tutelage of Reynold Levy, then president of the AT&T Foundation – I both learned and asserted that the purpose of any good corporate philanthropy or CSR program was to find the intersection between societal needs and the business interests of the company and to create real impact for both -- paying attention to a company’s various stakeholders and conducting your business in a responsible manner with an eye on the long-term value for business and society.
Last October, five Xylem volunteers from Chile, Germany, Sweden and the United States spent five days exploring the water environments of South Florida and collaborating with groups working to protect these unique environments. Activities were conducted in partnership with EarthEcho International, one of Xylems’ global nonprofit partners, and led by EarthEcho’s co-founder and President, Philippe Cousteau Jr.
In a recent New York Timesop-ed piece entitled, “Corporations Will Inherit the Earth,” Frank Bruni muses about the role of corporations in society at a time that the federal government is -- to use his phrase -- “a bumbling klutz.” Bruni asserts, “It can’t manage health care. It can’t master infrastructure. It can’t fund itself for more than tiny increments of time.
Wells Fargo named United Way Worldwide’s top workplace giving campaign; contributed $286.5 million to 14,500 nonprofits in 2017
For the ninth consecutive year, Wells Fargo is United Way Worldwide’s No. 1 workplace giving campaign in the U.S.
More than 65,000 team members demonstrated their strong commitment to community service by giving $85 million to 40,000 nonprofit organizations and volunteering a record 2 million hours — valued at $48 million — in communities nationwide during the company’s employee giving campaign in 2017.
Monica Chatmon leads the Amplify affinity group in PayPal's Omaha office. Coming from Washington, D.C, and not being a Nebraska native, she thought it was important to learn more about both the PayPal and Omaha community. In her role at PayPal, Monica is proud to be known as the "go to" person on the Latin American team.
Company will donate $1 for each consumer who joins its Feed Your Potential 365 Health Campaign
PHILADELPHIA, February 20, 2018/3BL Media/ — Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities and uniforms, announced that it will donate $1 to local community centers when consumers join or follow its Feed Your Potential 365 health campaign* at FYP365.com/community or on Instagram @Aramark.
By Jessamine Chin, Director of the VMware Foundation.
At VMware, we recognize that we are all interconnected; our culture of service guides us in all that we do – from transforming technology, to empowering our customers, to supporting our local communities. VMware people are passionate about building a thriving community that upholds our EPIC2 (Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customer, and Community) values.