GWP’s corporate funder learning network affords the opportunity to build strong relationships with colleagues in corporate giving and CSR. Participants benefit from benchmarking against one another, as well as exchanging strategies for how to capture the value and impact of their company’s philanthropy. Finally, GWP’s corporate members can connect with the region’s leading private foundations and a wide range of civic stakeholders – becoming part of the region’s broader philanthropic sector.
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The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year as determined by an annual survey. By benchmarking and celebrating best practices, it provides a framework for good corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in their communities – turning good intentions into sound business practices. It is powered by True Impact.
In light of recent events regarding pizza chain Papa John’s founder, this article advises boards to be proactive when it comes to public behavior by a company’s executives.
This article discusses how the recent decision by Starbucks to phase out plastic straws in its stores by 2020, while not problem-free, is a starting point for a broader movement to deal with the growing problems of plastics. Combined with better recycling and waste management practices, this step could make a dent in the problem.
Join your colleagues for this opportunity to discuss the important role of crowdfunding, marketing, and storytelling in corporate giving.
GWP’s corporate funders' learning network affords the opportunity to build strong relationships with colleagues in corporate giving and CSR.