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Thirteen More Brands Giving Back This Holiday Season through Whole Planet Foundation

by Whole Planet Foundation's Sandy Mariscal and Olivia Hayden
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Whole Planet Foundation is grateful to suppliers of Whole Foods Market alleviating poverty with us this holiday season! To date, supplier partners have donated over $14 million to create economic opportunity for those that lack access to financial services in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. We are excited to highlight these additional brands donating a portion of sales in select Whole Foods Market stores to benefit microentrep

44,600 Nonprofits Supported Through Benevity's Platform on GivingTuesday 2020

More than $55 million was donated on December 1, 2020, showing continued impact and momentum through global corporate purpose programs
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that $55.5 million was raised on GivingTuesday 2020 (December 1, 2020) through its platform, an increase of 61 percent over the $34 million raised in 2019. This number is expected to increase as the dollars committed through companies’ payroll systems — the most cost-effective way to donate — make their way to 44,600 nonprofits.

CECP Data Offers a Unique Look at Social Investments Before and After 2020

By André Solórzano Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
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The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose.

Given the rapidly changing state of the world during 2020, CECP took steps to ensure that Giving in Numbers data was supported with real-time insights by increasing the frequency of CECP Pulse Surveys.

Corporate Social Investments Continue to Rise, With Average Giving Up 7% in Last Three Years, Industry-Leading Report Finds

Companies in top 25% of corporate giving each contributed $62 million or more in social investments
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NEW YORK, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ — As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) found in its annual Giving in NumbersTM: 2020 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet growing societal needs around the world.

Purposeful Pivots: Meaningful Corporate Social Impact Strategies Created During The Pandemic

New white paper by Engage for Good and Salesforce.org highlights actionable lessons for brands and nonprofit organizations
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October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - There’s no shortage of pivots created by the Covid-19 pandemic, but one special category – purposeful pivots – stands above the rest. 

A new white paper from Engage for Good and Salesforce.org tells the inspiring stories behind seven “purposeful pivots” and reveals the principles that brands can use to work smarter and adapt better during these challenging times.

What’s a “purposeful pivot”? Here are a few examples:

Here's How Benevity Helped Experian Ditch Spreadsheets & Reduce Admin Time

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In this Q&A video, Experian shares how they increased employee participation by engaging new people in their program after partnering with Benevity. Find out how they shifted away from managing their volunteering program with spreadsheets and stopped manually cutting their own checks to nonprofits.

[WEBINAR] Delivering Measurable Change With Community Investment

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How to link social impact and business objectives — and get results you can measure

Community investment programs are created to make a difference, but how do you know if they’re succeeding? How do you define impact that you can measure, and how do you track program results against your social and business objectives?

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E6: Janelle Woods-McNish, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation

The Power of Saying "No"
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Janelle Woods-McNish, Director of Service and Giving at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and one of the newest members of Common Impact’s Board of Directors. Janelle leads Harvard Pilgrim’s employee giving and service initiatives across New England, the latter of which has an impressive volunteer participation rate of 96%.

Encouraging Workplace Giving: 4 Best Practices for Companies

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Workplace giving is the starting point for building a generous, positive work environment. When you implement a comprehensive giving program, employees will naturally want to participate. Creating or revamping a program is only half the battle. As the excitement of a new program wears off (which it typically does), you might see a decrease in employee participation.

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