“We think of ourselves as social change strategists,” explained Gayatri Agnew, Director of Career Opportunity at the Walmart Foundation, distinguishing the aspirations for her role from those typically expected of corporate foundation program officers or grants administrators.
Corporate foundations are becoming more closely aligned with businesses, according to new research. Corporate Citizenship, a global sustainability consultancy, has released a new report looking at corporate foundations, which are defined as separate legal entities whose primary income is derived from a corporate source.
Based on a global survey of foundations from more than 20 countries, the research reveals that:
November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The practice of corporate giving has moved from a debated practice to a practice that is expected by customers, employees, and the communities in which companies operate globally. Is your corporate giving strategy delivering all of the value it could to your business and your community and making the most of the mechanisms available to you?
Are corporate foundations relevant in today’s world of sustainable business? What types of innovations are we seeing that could herald a revival of the model based around collaboration, impact and systemic change? Corporate Citizenship, a global management consultancy specialising in sustainability, is conducting research across the globe to gather valuable insight into the future of corporate foundations.
New York, NY, August 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Fall 2016 CSR Certificate Program. The two-day sessions will be held on September 28 and 29 at the campus of the Business School of Rutgers University in downtown Newark, New Jersey.
Foundations of Business: the growth of corporate foundations in England and Wales
From a recent study and research by Corporate Citizenship this year, they have identified corporate foundations in England and Wales have rapidly increased since 2006; despite recent economic recession. Corporate foundations are evidently becoming popular for companies; from reputable viewpoints of ‘giving something back’ to their next step for the CR strategy as motivational factors.