California-based Patagonia, which specializes in outdoor apparel, has taken an unexpected and untraditional approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Sustainability, giving back and caring for the planet are firmly connected in a company conviction that’s clear for customers and the business world to see. That’s supported by Patagonia initiatives to buy and consume less. A … Continue reading Patagonia’s Unconventional CSR
America’s Charities recently released Snapshot 2015 - The New Corporate DNA: Where Employee Engagement and Social Impact Converge. The third in a series, this year’s report includes insights, trends and best practices for workplace philanthropy and employee engagement. Findings were collected from an online survey of executives from 120 companies in the third quarter of … Continue reading Latest Trends in Workplace Giving
Thanks to your giving and support, JustGive sent more than $30 million to charity in 2015! Our charity gift cards continued to be popular in 2015, showing a 300%+ increase thanks in part to a much-improved process for companies and individuals to order gift cards in bulk through the JustGive website. This year, we redesigned our Fundraisers … Continue reading Year in Review: A Look Back at 2015
FEATURED CORPORATE FAQ: Does JustGive support donation matching campaigns? Cost? Today’s workforce is paying a lot more attention to a company’s CSR efforts and its campaigns to support social causes. And studies show corporate citizenship makes a difference in business success. In a survey of millennials, Deloitte found they choose to work for organizations that make … Continue reading Does JustGive support donation matching campaigns? Cost?
When I say Campbell’s, the first thing that comes to mind is tomato soup—especially since it’s one of the top 10 foods sold off shelves in U.S. grocery stores today. But you may not know what stands behind the familiar products you enjoy: a business that has integrated social responsibility and sustainability into everything it … Continue reading Campbell’s – A CSR Leader
Business for Social Responsibility and GlobeScan recently released the 7th annual State of Sustainable Business Report. The survey revealed what major companies think about sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR). It collected data from 440 professionals at multinational companies, in a wide range of industries, with varying levels of commitment to sustainability. One not-so-surprising trend … Continue reading Helpful CSR & Sustainability Groups
In our household of three boys, Johnson & Johnson is a familiar brand. But what I didn’t know about the company—which may be best known for Band-Aids®, baby powder and Tylenol®—was that it practiced corporate social responsibility long before the term existed. Caring for the world, one person at a time inspires and unites the … Continue reading Johnson & Johnson’s Values Guide CSR
Featured FAQ Can JustGive help our company distribute donations to charity? Here at JustGive, we offer services to help companies of any size incorporate philanthropy into their business. Many of our clients already have systems in place to collect charitable donations from their employees or customers, but need a qualified partner to take care of … Continue reading Can JustGive Help Our Company Distribute Donations to Charity?
Ben & Jerry’s is thought of as the ice cream company with heart and soul. From the start, its founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield set out to prove that business can play a positive role in society. In 1978, after taking a $5 correspondence course in ice cream-making from Penn State and making a $12,000 … Continue reading CSR Pioneers Ben & Jerry’s
FEATURED FAQ: JustGive's Corporate Services For company giving programs, United Way may pop to mind first. But there are many options and flexible partners, like JustGive, with the experience and expertise to help your business make an impact with philanthropy. Whether you’re a large corporation or small business, JustGive offers a variety of products to … Continue reading What Programs and Products does JustGive Offer for Companies?