At the end of 2011, the visibly deteriorating air quality in Beijing started to concern Beijing residents. Consequently, one Apple app called “Beijing Air Quality (Data from US Embassy)” started to get frequently quoted and tweeted by celebrities and opinion leaders on Weibo.
Today’s economic climate creates a challenging environment for non-profits who have traditionally been funded by independent contributors or community foundations. Therefore, non-profits have had to find alternate ways to fund their missions. Corporate partnerships and coalitions are increasingly the answer. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) funding actually went up 10.6% in 2010 despite the economic climate… Continue reading An Unusual Partnership: Corporations and Non-Profits Work Together to Solve Public Health Issues
Evan Hochberg, National Director of Community Involvement, Deloitte Services, speaks on making CSR really matter Heightened interest of the role of businesses in society has created a strong place for Corporate Social Responsibility in many corporations. Companies have allocated huge budgets towards social impact initiatives, encouraged employees to volunteer towards charitable causes and even established… Continue reading Making a Real Difference Through Corporate Social Responsibility
On October 19, Professor Herman B. Dutch Leonard moderated a panel discussion with industry leaders on the growing importance of corporate social responsibility within their organizations. It is not often that you hear a director from a multibillion dollar company admit her limitations. But that is exactly what Sarah Severn, Director of Horizons, Corporate Responsibility,… Continue reading Panel Discusses the New Role of Corporate Social Responsibility