Companies partner with nonprofit organizations every day, but how closely are they measuring the outcomes of these partnerships? Are companies holding their partners accountable and setting goals that will help define success? Are these partnerships bringing value and really making a difference? The impact of partnerships can be measured in a number of ways.
For the 11th year, Gildan supports the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (FAEQ) with the contribution of five scholarship bursaries to young athletes. The “Gildan Leadership Scholarship” is offered to student athletes who have not only distinguished themselves on the field and in the classroom, but who have also gone that extra step by playing leadership roles within their communities.
For many of us, it's possible when we think of 'Crowdsourcing' that what comes to mind is the Kickstarter of an exciting cause or product that we recently contributed financially to (often to support a friend who’s involved in it) after seeing it promoted on social media. Crowdfunding, whilst the highest profile aspect, is, however, only part of a burgeoning ecosystem of crowdsourcing.
Freeport-McMoRan works successfully with community leaders to create forums for community involvement.
Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Partnership Panels (CPPs) comprise a broad range of stakeholder group representatives across all sectors of the community. The panels meet regularly to learn about the status of the business and operational activities, and discuss and collaborate on ways to mitigate any challenges.
As part of the FOX Sports University program, which gives college students across the U.S. the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports business, FOX Sports has teamed with the Microsoft Corporation for a unique education project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Upper-level marketing students will spend the semester developing new ways to use Microsoft's OneNote application to enhance the sports experience for viewers and broadcasters.
At Bloomberg, we believe diversity and inclusion powers innovation and global success. This February, our Diversity & Inclusion organization is working with our Black Professional Community, our Global Philanthropy & Engagement team, and senior leadership to host several events in honor of Black History Month.
As we grow our business in scale and reach, Medtronic seeks to be a trusted partner to those involved in our business and industry, recognizing that broad collaboration is critical to our ability to go further in addressing global healthcare challenges and creating a sustainable business.
Demonstrating Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
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At Time Warner Cable, diversity and inclusion are an integral part of our culture. We believe in an inclusive environment, where you can bring your whole self to work. This extends into our work in the communities that we live in and serve.