corporate responsibility

Feb 21

Today's post is republished from CSR Wire, originally published on Feb. 12, 2013. In part one of a new series on CSRwire Talkback examining the seven dimensions, Jackie Norris, Executive Director of Points of Lights' Corporate Institute decodes the first one: community partnerships.

Tania Zirn, a software engineer with IBM, had been volunteering at her local school in Chester, N.H. since her oldest son was in first grade.

Nov 15

Today's guest post is written by Abby Fennewald, on the Corporate Institute team at Points of Light.

KPMG’s Family for Literacy program began in the same way Harry Potter did – scribbles on a napkin. Just like bestselling author J.K. Rowling, the idea for one of KPMG’s signature volunteer programs came to Beth Veihmeyer, spouse of KPMG’s current chairman and CEO, and her friend, Susan Flynn, spouse of then-chairman and CEO Timothy Flynn, as they brainstormed one afternoon in 2007. Today, KPMG’s family volunteering program is five years old and operating all around the globe.

Oct 09

Today's post is written by Yvonne Siu, marketing manager, A Billion + Change.

Imagine receiving a new brand identity your nonprofit could use to launch a rebranding of your organization – for free. Or imagine engaging a team of your best and brightest employees to research and create a pitch presentation for a high-performing charter school – with 24-hours notice.

Aug 07
Posted by cmurphy to corporate responsibility

On July 26, Target launched a back-to-school education giving program, called Give With Target® in New York City with Disney Channel actress and Hollywood Records recording artist Bridgit Mendler. The program runs through Sept. 8, 2012 and is part of Target’s plans to give $1 billion for education by 2015.