Five Inspirational Companies to Watch in 2017

By Liz Bardetti

Corporate philanthropy is focused on heart and luckily, more companies are finding ways to incorporate giving and heart into their own business practices. Employees want to give back and participate in the community, candidates watch potential employers closely when considering applications and consumers are as vigilant on cause work as ever. In a world of turmoil and tragedy, we need those who can provide solace and support to step up and use their talent and position to inspire others. We’re happy to say we know quite a few companies doing their part.

Be a Responsible Tourist - "Buy Informed"

By Sophia Mendelsohn

When you think of an exotic Caribbean vacation, what comes to mind? Maybe beautiful beaches, delicious cuisines, and souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Before your next Caribbean trip, JetBlue and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urge you to “Buy Informed.”

Dave Thomas Foundation Helps Bring Foster Kids and Families Together

By Kelly Eisenhardt

Helping children move from foster care to permanent homes is a challenge in the United States. Many children age out of the system without ever having found a loving adoptive family. Aging out without the support of a loving family can have negative consequences on a person’s future. The Dave Thomas Foundation is working to connect more foster children with the families they deserve.

Sustainable Development Goals − How Can the Private Sector Help?

By Michael McManus

In late September, over 14,000 private and public sector individuals flocked to New York to attend the annual meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). High on the agenda was a review of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Technology, Philanthropy, and a Solid ROI with Community Foundations

By Kelly Eisenhardt

Getting a solid return on investment and helping communities grow through grant making and innovation is all possible with community foundations.

Five Tricks to Boost Your Online Reputation and Land Your Dream Job

By Shannon Houde

As this great article on Forbes points out, ‘your actions + what others say about you = your reputation’. It’s a formula that I tell all my jobseeker clients to write on a brightly colored sticky note and pin to their desktop. Why? Because your reputation is your currency and it has a major impact on your employability – especially in the social media era. 

The New Disruptors

By Cindy Wilson

Meet the new disruptors: social innovators.

As a company whose mission is to do good work that matters, we’re always searching for ways to achieve and maintain a lasting impact in the worlds of both social innovation and corporate social responsibility. As event producers for Fortune 500 companies, our work affords us access to a dynamic roster of industry experts and innovators, and Deloitte has shown itself to be a leader.

Protecting Shareholders and the Public Interest

By Cindy Woods

In April 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a request for public comment regarding the modernization of certain business and financial disclosure requirements under Regulation S-K as part of its ongoing “Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative.” Under Regulation S-K, reporting companies must disclose non-financial information that is material to investors. 

How to Boost Innovation in the Workplace

By Steffen Maier

Today one of the key challenges most companies face is being able to scale rapidly while still keeping their innovative startup edge. Startups have less decision-makers making it easier to take the risks needed to remain as innovative as possible. As these companies start to grow, they often experience a downturn in innovation as management layers increase. In fact, many larger corporations are now attempting to harvest the success of startups by creating small internal companies.

Following a Successful Summer in Detroit, JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Program Will Travel to Fort Lauderdale in 2017

By Icema Gibbs

Since launching our award-winning Soar with Reading program in 2011, JetBlue has provided more than $2.25 million worth of books to children in need throughout our network. This is no small feat. Countless crewmembers, community leaders and customers have helped as we set out to encourage kids’ imaginations to take flight through reading.


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