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Creative Ways for Companies to Participate in Giving Tuesday 2019

In response to the commercialization of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday — which is observed on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was established in 2012. Although it started as a day for charitable giving with participants donating funds to nonprofits, now it has grown to be about giving back to the community in general. This year, Giving Tuesday…

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How This One Nonprofit is Impacting NYC Through Programs for People of All Backgrounds

Commonpoint Queens is a Visit.org partner nonprofit organization that is dedicated to sustaining and enhancing the quality of individual, family, and communal life in Queens through services to people of all ages, ability levels, stages of life, and backgrounds. When companies book a do-good experience with them through Visit.org, 100% of revenue is invested in their community programs. Recently, we…

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Why the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Matter to Business

The world is increasingly embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Although this project began as a way for each government to streamline their efforts towards a healthier and more equitable world, businesses are also prioritizing contributing to the 17 goals. In September 2019, Morgan Stanley released its Sustainable Signals survey, which found that 50% of individual business…

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Philanthropic Activities: 5 Corporate Giving Program Ideas

Corporate giving programs within businesses big or small add significant value to a company and the community the business resides. Participating in community philanthropic activities can often be a positive reflection of the culture within a company. In fact, potential employees will often ask within early interview stages, how the corporation brings purpose and good to the society. Moreover, customers…

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Supporting Vulnerable Migrant Communities through CSR

With extensive coverage in the media, there is no doubt that many people are interested in contributing to humanitarian efforts that will benefit vulnerable migrant communities. If your company is interested in using your corporate social responsibility program to support causes your employees care about, we’ve come up with a list of resources to help you get started. Whether your…

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What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & How Does it Benefit Companies?

Corporate social responsibility, commonly referred to as CSR, has been a growing trend over the past decade. Perhaps surprisingly, those most interested in corporate citizenship aren’t the small, socially-minded startups selling eco-conscious wares — but medium to large companies, including giants like Google to Wells Fargo. So what is corporate social responsibility, exactly? Why are companies increasingly interested in it,…

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Yoga at Work: Support Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Abuse

Exhale to Inhale is an extraordinary nonprofit based in NYC that brings unique, trauma-informed yoga classes to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Through Visit.org, they now offer in-office yoga experiences for a cause. Founded in 2013 by Zoë LePage, this nonprofit was built on the fact that yoga is more than just a form of exercise; it serves as…

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How to Empower Women in the Workplace

As more businesses take part in improving gender equality, as well as diversity and inclusion, it becomes imperative that women are empowered in the workplace. This means offering women positions, giving women the freedom and agency to learn new skills and become self-possessed leaders, and creating a safe, accepting environment for women to work in. While many things go into…

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