Category: Corporate Giving

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs. But programs are almost always limited, with little to no employee engagement or metrics demonstrating ROI or business success. That’s changing, and will continue to shift in 2019. […]

Workplace giving initiatives are becoming both more important and more sophisticated. Changing employee attitudes and an increased emphasis on corporate responsibility has made workplace giving essential to business. A Glassdoor poll found that 75 percent of the workforce expects employers to support important initiatives in their communities.¹ Other corporate giving statistics on employee engagement, talent […]

2018 has been a hallmark year for corporate giving. New records were set in ROI, donor advised funds (DAFs) and other areas as corporations addressed the rising importance of philanthropy in engaging employees, attracting talent, and building brands. Perhaps most importantly, technology has sped up the dissemination and adoption of emerging types of giving such […]

Corporate citizenship delivers measurable business value when companies leverage their core competencies to address environmental, social, or governance issues. Corporate philanthropy benefits include increased employee engagement, higher brand awareness and reputation that increases sales, and even improved employee productivity. Strong corporate citizens build a strong level of trust with their stakeholders – customers, employees, government […]

It’s common for companies with corporate philanthropy initiatives to have employee matching gifts programs. Organizations match their employees’ donations to charity to increase employee engagement, creating higher productivity and retention, and promoting their status as a socially responsible company. Some matching gift programs succeed in increasing employee engagement and making employees feel more connected and […]

Today’s companies are being reshaped by rapidly changing consumer and employee demands, declining levels of consumer trust, and increasing expectations to make a positive impact on society, the environment, and local communities. To meet those needs, corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs have emerged as an increasingly important business strategy, with a wide range of benefits […]