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Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Helps Corporations Discover Purpose

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Corporate citizenship is rapidly changing. In recent years, corporate citizenship has transformed from a nice–to–have to a must–have for the largest multinational corporations. There is no longer any doubt whether business has a role to play in the overall good of society. 

New Benevity Labs Report Highlights Hot Button Issues Impacting Charitable Giving

Politically Charged Events Drive Spikes in Donations, Indicating Social Issues Likely to Ignite People’s Passions During 2020 Election
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a report analyzing how current hot button political and social issues are impacting the charitable giving patterns of today’s top corporations.

ESG Is Good for Business: Companies Need to Let the World Know Through Their Actions

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ESG IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS: COMPANIES NEED TO LET THE WORLD KNOW THROUGH THEIR ACTIONS

By Scott Glasser
Co-Chief Investment Officer, ClearBridge Investments

I am among the many engaged investors who welcomed the statement by the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of America’s leading companies, redefining the purpose of a corporation to promote “An Economy That Serves All Americans.”

Corporate Purpose on the Rise: Companies on Path to Meet the Needs of All Stakeholders and Address Significant Social Issues

Collection of data, research, and case studies provides practical examples and best practices of companies leading in corporate purpose
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NEW YORK, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a year marked by remarkable social actions and investments from some of the world’s largest companies, CECP has released its annual Investing in Society, a must-read source for trends on the corporate sector’s shift toward purpose-driven business strategies.

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

Favorable Winds for Corporate Purpose During UN General Assembly Week

By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership & Investor Engagement, CECP
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With the recent Business Roundtable statement and the Financial Times’ series on expanding corporate purpose beyond short-term shareholder value, there was plenty of momentum  going into United Nations (UN) General Assembly and Climate Week. Several events and discussions addressed the private sector’s role in driving progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Engaging Millennials for Good

How T-Mobile engaged millennials through 2 creative giving campaigns
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Engaging millennial employees and customers is becoming more important than ever with this young, socially-conscious cohort soon comprising half of the entire workforce and a giant chunk of the consumer market. It’s no easy task when your employees are spread across hundreds of locations and call centers nationwide like T-Mobile’s are.

50 More Large Enterprises Select Benevity to Power Corporate Purpose Initiatives

Companies in Tech and Financial Services Industries Make Up 45% of New Clients, Including World Bank Group, Atlassian, Adobe and Western Union Foundation
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CALGARY, Canada, September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that another 50 enterprise companies have selected the Benevity platform to power their corporate purpose initiatives in the first half of 2019. The new clients—which include World Bank Group, Atlassian, Adobe, Western Union Foundation and a host of others—bring more than one million additional employee users into the Benevity network.

An Open Letter to the Business Roundtable

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At the risk of being a drowned voice in a sea of many, I’d like to passionately applaud the 181 CEOs in your membership that signed on to support a new, modernized definition of “the purpose of a corporation”— one that expands beyond simply maximizing shareholder returns to be more inclusive of actions that benefit employees, customers, the environment and society at large.

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