By Justin Conway, Vice President of Investment Partnerships, Calvert Foundation, a nonprofit financial services firm that has helped thousands of investors channel over $1 billion in impact investments to social enterprises throughout the U.S. and around the world
Last week, America’s Charities released its new Snapshot 2015 report during a webinar hosted by 3BL Media for 300 registered Social Responsibility and Employee Engagement practitioners. In case you missed it, you can click here to access the recording. We received numerous questions during and after the webinar that we’d like to provide the best answers to help with your social responsibility, workplace giving and employee engagement planning.
10 nonprofit organizations help kids lead healthier lives
December 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] in partnership with The St. Louis Community Foundation announced today an 18-month, $500,000 GSK IMPACT Grant awarded to East Side Thrives, an initiative of 10 nonprofits working together as part of the East Side Aligned effort – facilitated by United Way of Greater St. Louis. The grant will support the nonprofits’ focus on equipping East St.
Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line honored for work supporting community events, non-profits and fundraising activities
SEATTLE, November 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Each year in its headquarters city of Seattle, Washington, Holland America Line contributes to many local non-profit organizations through sponsorships, board participation and employee volunteerism. The company also supports a wide-range of non-profits and philanthropic efforts throughout the United States and around the world where its premium cruise ships sail. Seattle Business Magazine recently recognized the cruise line’s philanthropic efforts with a Community Impact Award.
Winners build healthy communities by tackling employment, housing, literacy, and other pressing community health challenges
November 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and Triangle Community Foundation today announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners in a ceremony at GSK’s Research Triangle Park facility. Ten local nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Triangle region.
By Antha N. Williams, Bloomberg Philanthropies Environment Team
Climate change has no borders. It affects every region, every country and every community on the planet. So, how do we gather the will needed to address global climate change? The answer may be more local than you think.
Corporate executives want to speak about return on investment, yet companies struggle to speak about the value of community investment. A tool increasingly considered is a social return on investment (SROI) analysis.
Join us at the RBC Foundation in Toronto on Sept. 29/30 for Achieving Impact! 2015 - two days of insights into meeting impact goals through community investment, volunteering and giving strategy.
By Jason Campbell, founder and CEO of Arete Development Group
In spite of my lack of writing prowess I have chosen to share a story that in many ways parallels one that many of us are familiar with: the story of David and Goliath. Before we follow the path of David and before we identify Goliath, I would first like to share my story.