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BrewDog gives away 20 percent of profits - news

By Antonio Pasolini — BrewDog has woofed up its CSR program and will give away 20 percent of its profits every year, the company has announced. 10 percent will be shared equally among its...

Charity Christmas cards prove not so heart-warming - news

Charities receive little more than 3% of the purchase price of some charity Christmas cards in the UK, two surveys have revealed. Harrods, London’s largest shop, gives 3.4% to Macmillan...

Employee performance boosted by CSR involvement - news

Employee engagement in CSR activities can demonstrably improve job performance, new research from ESMT European School of Management and Technology maintains. The study, published in the...

IKEA backs UNICEF’s Early Childhood Development kit - news

In a new collaboration, the IKEA Foundation is donating a range of toys to UNICEF’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) kits to help meet the needs of some of the most vulnerable young...

Amadeus technology flies high for UNICEF - news

“This has the potential to be the biggest global CSR programme ever,” Tomás Lopez Fernebrand, senior vp, general counsel & corporate secretary, Amadeus told Ethical...

Heartland leak exposes US corporations to consumers' ire - news

Leaks have detailed US corporate donors to one of the world's most influential climate change denying bodies. Some of the companies are now under fire from consumers for support that runs...

AstraZeneca makes US pharma donation - news

Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca has announced a donation of $4m-worth (€3m, £2.5m) of prescription medicines for poor and uninsured patients in the US. One of the largest donations...

Ikea gives UN $62m to aid Somalian refugees - news

Furniture giant Ikea has made the largest donation the UN refugee agency has ever received to build a refugee complex for Somalian victims of war and drought. The company has given the UN...

inbrief - news

Visa has partnered with a group of humanitarian aid organizations to make donation distribution faster and safer. With the Cash Learning Partnership, Visa will support research into delivering...

Business rallies to help Japan - news

Companies around the world have donated millions of dollars to the Japanese relief effort after last month’s earthquake. Cash and in-kind donations, many of more than 100million yen...

inbrief - news

ExxonMobil has announced grants to the Africare development NGO to combat malaria in Africa. The oil giant will offer on-the-ground support, business expertise and grants totalling nearly...

inbrief - news

Thomson Reuters is to provide $1.2million of funding for up to 15 law libraries in Africa over the next few years. The business information provider will work on the project with the Books For...

inbrief - news

A Californian business school is to donate $1million (£628m, €716m) to the Clinton Global Initiative to be used to implement the best ideas generated in a CSR problem-solving...

Pakistan relief comes up short - news

Businesses have donated significantly less to the Pakistan flood relief effort than to other recent natural disasters, and have seen their contributions dwarfed by individuals and governments....

Money-making investments in altruism - news

The Altru Fund claims to be overturning the notion of a conflict between social and commercial returns by treating social enterprises like normal businesses. Mike Scott speaks to managing...

inbrief - news

The Levi Strauss Foundation is this year’s biggest contributor to the United Nations Global Compact with a donation of more than $10,000 (£6110, €6860). The consultancy...

inbrief - news

Insurance multinational Aviva has pledged half of its charitable donations budget to an investment programme to get homeless children ‘off the streets and into education and...

Sri Lankan conflict prompts business action - news

A clothing group and a leading bank are backing the relief effort to help 660,000 internal refugees in the wake of the Sri Lankan conflict. Brandix Lanka, the large apparel company, which...

Procter & Gamble cleans Pakistan water - news

People displaced by armed conflict in Pakistan are to receive more than 11 million litres of clean drinking water through a partnership between Procter & Gamble (P&G), the international...

GSK backs disability programmes - news

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the global pharmaceuticals group, is putting 39million Sri Lankan rupees ($340,000, £210,000) into a project to empower disabled people in southern Sri Lanka that...

Corporate giving may fall by one third in recession - news

UK companies’ donations to good causes are expected to fall by more than a third this year, reports a new poll. A survey of 450 business leaders, commissioned by The Social Investment...

Signs emerge of tougher times for stateside CSR - news

The head of corporate responsibility at US packaging company Meadwestvaco has been made redundant, apparently as a result of recession-related cutbacks. Barbara McCutchan, director of...

Female CSR practitioners earn less than the men - news

Suggestions of a gender divide in the corporate responsibility profession appear to have been confirmed by the second annual CSR salary survey, published last month.   The 2008/9 study,...

Ikea spends $48m to help Indian poor - news

Ikea, the Swedish retailer, is giving $48million (£34m) to Unicef to improve the health and living conditions of children in some of India’s poorest areas. Some of the money...

Gates Foundation backs Indian social entrepreneurship - news

Small farmers in poor communities in India will benefit from a $15million (£10.6m) grant made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Ashoka, the international group that brings social...

DHL backs malnutrition project - news

DHL, the international express and logistics company, is giving $650,000 (£441,000) to support the efforts of Unicef and the Indian government to reduce malnutrition and infant mortality...

Kroger is ‘most generous’ US company - news

The groceries and supermarkets group Kroger has been declared the most generous corporation in the US by Forbes magazine. The Cincinnati-based retailer, which owns a string of retailers...

Allegations of unfair play in production of Euro 2008 footballs - news

Crédit Suisse is donating a million Swiss francs ($1million, £490,000) to the United Nations children’s fund after reports that child labour in Pakistan was used to make Euro...

General Motors gives with both hands to disaster relief - news

The General Motors Foundation and GM China have donated more than $1million (£505,000) to support relief work in China and Burma. The biggest part of the contribution has come from GM...

UK firms now spending up to 20% of turnover on CSR - news

British businesses may be allocating more resources to corporate responsibility than is generally realized, with more than half claiming to spend between five and ten per cent of their turnover on...

making foundations part of a CSR strategy - news

The advance of corporate social responsibility is causing some companies to review whether their corporate foundations need to change to reflect new priorities In the public mind, there is...

activist ‘wolves’ throw investors into confusion - news

Socially responsible investors in the US have been warned about SRI-like resolutions being proposed for company meetings that reprehend the board for approving CSR measures. An email alert...

US bank takes world view on CSR policies - news

Bank of America is to extend its CSR programmes to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The bank is creating a new senior post of CSR project officer to cover the three regions. The appointee,...

City offers advice to newcomers - news

The Heart of the City group, formed in 2000 by the Bank of England, the City of London Corporation and the Financial Services Authority, has started a new community involvement programme for...

Google and eBay join dotcom philanthropists - news

Google is to pay more attention to its social responsibilities in the wake of its public flotation. The internet search engine company announced last month that it would give at least...

logistics firms prepare to measure progress - news

Seven global transport and logistics companies are to produce a set of social and environmental performance indicators for their sector by the end of next year. The multinationals – DHL, Ferrovie...

inbrief - news

The UK public appears to overestimate dramatically the proportion of charities’ income that comes from companies. A survey of 1000 adults has found that on...

inbrief - news

mm02 , the mobile phone company, has launched a community investment programme that will initially concentrate on projects to tackle the causes of youth crime. Its ‘Can Do...

gifts in kind grow in popularity - news

Members of the PerCent Clubof companies – a UK grouping that monitors charitable giving – have morethandoubled their donations to non-profit bodiesin the past three years....

tax relief change backfires - news

Corporate donations to UK charities have fallen by £78million ($123m) since the introduction of changes in the tax regime intended to boost charitable giving. Until...

inbrief - news

US researchers claim to have identified a trend among US companies away from charitable giving and towards community programmes that focus on ‘social investment’. A...

benchmark goes west - news

A new version of a UK method for measuring the full extent of a company’s community contributions has been set up in the US. The Community Contributions Framework will be...

Indian firms warm to western ideas - news

Indian companies are building on their traditional enthusiasm for corporate giving by embracing western notions of corporate responsibility, according to a new study....

corporate responsibility under president Bush - news

President George W. Bush has brought a reputation for conservatism with him to the White House. This has raised fears that the momentum behind corporate social responsibility...

Kraft expands its social marketing role - news

The food company Kraft is to embark on the third phase of a social marketing programme for disadvantaged children in Hungary this month when it launches a partnership with a...

Hormel Foods surpasses water reduction goal and has record year of giving - reports

Hormel Foods has launched its 11th annual corporate responsibility report. The report is available online at  https://csr.hormelfoods.com/  and includes information related to the...

Thomas Cook Group plc launches its 6th Sustainability Report - reports

Thomas Cook Group plc launches its 6th Sustainability Report. Harriet Green, Group Chief Executive Officer, comments: “We’re developing a strategy to create profitable growth...

Responsible Business Exhibition - 14-15 March 2012 - London, UK - reports

Now in its second year, the Responsible Business Exhibition provides the ideal environment for businesses, charities and social enterprises to interact and network with each other. The...

Benevity innovates in corporate giving and volunteering with new technology - bestpractice

 “Spark” software program ensures simple, secure and easy giving so grassroots philanthropy can be part of everyday life. Miranda Ingram reports...   Some notable...

Benevity innovates in corporate giving and volunteering with new technology - bestpractice

 “Spark” software program ensures simple, secure and easy giving so grassroots philanthropy can be part of everyday life. Miranda Ingram reports...   Some notable...

Taking a responsible approach to change - bestpractice

The origins of financial services were good. Banks, insurance companies and investment houses used the power of the collective to pool and manage money, offering the customer a better deal than...

Molson Coors makes online reporting debut - reports

Molson Coors Brewing Company, a leading global brewer with 350 years of brewing heritage, has launched a website communicating its corporate responsibility commitments round the world.

COMMUNITY INVESTMENT - bestpractice

Whitbread is reinvigorating its community investment programme to achieve more impact for its partners and greater business benefit. The Whitbread Care programme...

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