This article series is sponsored by Silicon Valley Community Foundation and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.
The tech industry has a diversity problem. Women, specifically women of color, are greatly underrepresented. But some Silicon Valley leaders are working hard to make a change. Adobe, for example, has demonstrated its belief in the power of investing in women for years. Symantec likewise has a track record of supporting women and girls of color over time.
Corporate social responsibility has evolved significantly over the past several decades – from corporations simply writing checks to nonprofits, to a multitude of practices and activities that have become highly integrated into business practices. As we close out 2014, here are Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s predictions for what’s ahead for CSR in the coming year:
CSR programs are going global, but will have more flexibility for local adaptation
Leading Convening of Community-Focused Companies to Share Strategies Addressing Pressing Societal Issues May 20-21, 2014
New York, NY, March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Two hundred and fifty senior leaders in corporate societal engagement are convening to learn together about “What Counts”, and to celebrate and expand the important work being done by companies in communities all over the world.