Social Impact of Community Giving, Corporate Philanthropy, and Employee Engagement.
Doing Well by Doing Good – Spotlight on Herman Miller and Sustainability
Gabe Wing, Director, Safety and Sustainability at Herman Miller shared Herman Miller’s story during a CSR conference hosted by the University of Washington – Tacoma, Center for Leadership & Social Responsibility.
There’s no magic to “Doing Well by Doing Good”
It really doesn’t matter whether you approach sustainability from your values or from your financial goals, you will end up in the same spot. According to projections, there will be 9 Billion people on earth by 2050. Resources are becoming increasingly scarce.
Most corporate managers realize sustainability must be somewhere on their agenda
according to MIT & Boston Consulting Group Study
Not only that, but the study goes […]
Canlis Restaurant’s Matching Gift Program Spurs Growth During Economic Downturn
Like most restaurants, Canlis gives back – a lot! And, they feel really good when they are able to support nonprofits in the surrounding areas by giving back, yet were overwhelmed at times by the sheer number of folks asking for donations. They did not feel so good about having to say “no”, occasionally. The problem was, as more & more folks became aware of their traditional restaurants giving back program, it became unsustainable. Most of us would agree, restaurants receive far more than their fair share of donation requests.
Mark Canlis says, “The problem is, restaurants bear the full burden of the entire donation and there is very little thankfulness received in return.” Why is it that every nonprofit and school expects their donation request to a restaurant will be approved, even when they may be located […]