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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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) was originally conceived as a way for corporations to have a positive impact on their employees, stakeholders, communities and the world. While some notable organizations still take those earnest intentions to heart -- and many more should, given notable directives like that from BlackRock -- others have used it more as a reputation builder than as a change maker.
Mark Shamley, President & CEO of ACCP, points out five things that corporate leaders should consider to make their corporate citizenship programs add value to their companies and increase community impact.
Creating customized reports for donors is one of the most time-consuming tasks nonprofits face, but a new common reporting standard called the Impact Genome Project® (IGP) provides an alternative that could save nonprofits millions of hours, translating to $1.2 billion in annual financial savings for the nonprofit sector.