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Top 5 Benefits of One for One Business Giving

<b>1. Impact is not limited to linear.</b><p>If you take a closer look at <i>TOMS</i>’ giving programs, you’ll discover they’ve expanded the focus on shoes to include …

Interview with Inspire CA

At just 23 years of age, Ben Walker started his accounting firm Inspire CA armed with a laptop, a borrowed printer and one question: what if, instead …

Time I

The 'Buy One Give One' model

When asking whether the Buy One Give One model of business giving really helps to improve lives, it might help to follow it with another</b> …

Top 15 Ways Your Business Can Give Back

<b>1. Gamify ‘going green’.</b><p>Composting isn’t new, and let’s be honest…not very exciting. But you know what is? Gardening, and getting outside during the …

10+ Creative Ways to Integrate B1G1 into your Business

<b>1. Celebrate your team member of the month through giving</b><p>Honor that exceptional team member by letting him or her pick the cause of the month. Have a …

22 Charitable Companies That Actually Give Back

These companies follow the TOMS model to donate a product to someone in need for every product you purchase.

The Five Mistakes Donors Make (and How to Fix Them)

By many measures, Americans are among the most generous people in the world, giving about $300 billion to charities every year to help those who are less fortunate or to otherwise make the world a better place. Unfortunately, all that generosity does not have the world-improving impact that it …

Nonprofits

When Nonprofits Act Like Businesses, Transparency Improves

A 12-year study reveals that charities that adopt modern strategies are more likely to share and collaborate.<p>For most of the 20th century, nonprofit …

Nonprofits

The rise of the philanthropic hashtag

As the British Lung Foundation launches its #breathtakingmoment campaign, what's behind charities' adoption of the hashtag?<p>The world of social media is a tricky beast, often hitting headlines for all the wrong reasons: hatred, sexism, harassment. Trolls, once fictional beasts in children’s fairy …

Meet Lonsey

Meet Lonsey.<p>Lonsey works at Trailblazer foundation, an organisation that helps build wells in rural communities in Cambodia, as well as train …

Humanity Causes

The Future of Nonprofit Leadership: Worker Self-directed Organizations

Pixabay. Public domain. [CC 0]The dominant organizational structure of nonprofits is unsustainable. Nonprofit leaders are leaving the sector. In …

Leadership

8 Questions To Ask to Build A Great Company Culture

Based on the myriad of books on the subject (113,510 at last count) understanding, articulating, developing and growing your company culture is not …

5 Reasons to Redefine Your CSR

Remember back in high school when you had mandatory summer reading?<p>The books weren’t that bad, in fact many of them were literary classics that you …

Charities vs. Businesses: A Double Standard

<i>The following is an excerpt from Buy1GIVE1 Founder Masami Sato’s latest book, Giving Business. It’s available for sale on Amazon.</i><p>It seems like there …

Interview with Cura Integrative Medicine

The purpose-driven business series features a different Business for Good every Thursday to showcase their unique giving stories. We hope these …

One for One through B2B: Creating Business Growth and Opportunity

<i>One for one</i> giving: an easy enough concept to understand thanks to companies like Toms and Warby Parker. These companies give back as a tangible way …

How To Incorporate Charity Into Your Business Model

Are you looking for a different way to add charitable giving to your business? Maybe you don’t want to just make a one-time donation to an organization or just match what your employees are giving. Maybe you’d rather take on a cause and make it part of your business. But where to begin? Below are a …

Win-Win: How Startups Need to See Charity as a Golden Opportunity | Inc.com

For the past few decades, philanthropy has been a common corporate practice, in part thanks to the associated PR and tax benefits it has offered multinationals such as BP, Walmart and Citigroup. However, recent years have seen a notable rise in the number of startups that care about corporate …

Startups

How a New Generation of Business Leaders Views Philanthropy

Andrew Carnegie’s advice in the 1889 essay “Wealth” was to spend the first part of your life getting as much education as possible, to spend the second part making all the money you could, and to spend the last part giving it all away for worthwhile causes.<p>Today, business leaders are not only …

Entrepreneurship

16 brilliant innovations tackling poverty around the world

Getting to the root of poverty means solving various issues along the way, and inventors are up for the challenge.<p>Poverty isn't just inadequate …

Village Development in India with Gram Vikas

In the early 1970s, a group of students came to Orissa, India to help victims of a devastating cyclone. From those humble beginnings came an …

JFF Restores Sight & Hope in Bali

One, single US dollar for a pair of eyeglasses.<p>That’s all it costs to help a Balinese man or women see again. And once their vision becomes clear, …

This Life Cambodia Makes Each Life Count

This Life Cambodia (or TLC as it is known), is a B1G1 project focused on educational development that directly benefits the lives of children, youth …

Food, Shoes, and Raincoat for Kids

If you hear that thousands of children were indeed turning up at school cold, wet and hungry because their parents were struggling to make ends meet, …

Midday Meals Provide More Than Food

The second sustainable development goal, as proclaimed by the UN, is to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote …

This Sanctuary Gives a Much-Needed Voice to Farm Animals

Animal rescues and shelters are vital for pets without homes, and these facilities are usually just for dogs and cats. But there are a lot of <i>other</i> …

Meet Bhawana

Meet Bhawana.<p>Bhawana was a student receiving educational support from World Youth International (WYI) until the tenth grade.<p>WYI provides education …

Interview with David Dugan

The purpose-driven business series features a different Business for Good to showcase their unique giving stories. We hope these stories inspire you …

Interview with Sarah McCrum

The purpose-driven business series features a different Business for Good every Thursday to showcase their unique giving stories. We hope these …