Corporate Social Innovation: Good for Society, Good for Business

Radiocasts | February 24, 2016 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: To give is to receive. True! But how should you give today?

Many blue chip companies trace their formal corporate philanthropic programs – giving back to not-for-profits – to mid-twentieth century post-WWII, considered the golden age of corporate philanthropy. [Source: http://www.giarts.org/article/shape-corporate-philanthropy-yesterday-and-today]

Fast-forward. Today’s spotlight on innovation is shifting traditional private sector giving to partnering with impactful global organizations.

Benefits include accelerating the social sector, improving lives, and gaining business insights from corporate contributions.

How can your organization savor this new flavor of giving?

The experts speak.

Ashifi Gogo, Sproxil: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Yasmina Zaidman, Acumen: “Live the questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into the answers.” (Rainer Maria Rilke)

Nish Pangali, SAP: “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” (Henry Ford)

Join us for Corporate Social Innovation: Good for Society, Good for Business.

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