American Standard Brands’ Flush for Good campaign leverages the company’s products and expertise to help developing countries in the critical area of sanitation.
Panera Bread Co. focuses its charity on hunger relief and food insecurity, an area that founder Ron Shaich is passionate about and supports through many initiatives.
Corporate philanthropists should consider cultural differences and the needs of nonprofits when designing global pro bono and skills-based volunteering programs.
Nicholas King has served as editor of Corporate Philanthropy Report
since 2007, and he continues to be impressed with the philanthropic efforts of
the nation’s business sector.
Drawing on an educational background in English and environmental policy,
Nicholas began his journalism career in 2000 when he was brought on as editor of
Environmental Laboratory Washington Report, a niche-market subscription-based
newsletter serving the environmental testing industry. After seven years of
honing his craft, Nicholas expanded his writing/editing portfolio to an entirely
new field of interest - corporate philanthropy. As editor of Corporate
Philanthropy Report, he stays abreast of the latest developments affecting
corporate giving—and the charitable/nonprofit sector more broadly—providing his
readers the “need to know” information vital for making the best use of their
limited charitable dollars.