Archive for the ‘Corporate Philanthropy’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 7-13, 2014)

Monday, July 14th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Google fits Glass to five non-profits.” By Marco della Cava. USA Today. July 10, 2014.

Envisioning Profit in Environmental Good Works; Equity Firm Restores Louisiana Marshland to Earn Credits It Can Sell.” By John Schwartz. New York Times. July 13, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June_23-29, 2014)

Monday, June 30th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Review & Outlook: An Education From Starbucks; The coffee chain offers tuition for workers and a lesson for Washington.” Wall Street Journal. June 24, 2014.

Annals of Enterprise: The Disruption Machine; What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.” By Jill Lepore. New Yorker. June 23, 2014.
Related story:
Harvard’s silly and dreary Innovation Debate.” Opinion. By Robert J. Samuelson. Washington Post. June 25, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 16-22, 2014)

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Thousands of Workers.” Richard Perez-Pena. New York Times. June 16, 2014.
Related stories:
Starbucks Teams With Arizona State University To Offer Online College Program To Workers.” Huffington Post. June 16, 2014.
Starbucks to pay college fees for US staff; Starbucks offers US employees the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree.” BBC News. June 16, 2014.
A New College Model; Arizona State Matches Starbucks in Its Trailblazing Ways.” Op-Ed. By Joe Nocera. New York Times. June 16, 2014.
Starbucks to Subsidize Workers’ College Degrees; Coffee Giant Offers Tuition Rebates to Baristas Through Program With Arizona State University.” Wall Street Journal. June 16, 2014.
How The Starbucks Free College Plan Could Save It Millions Of Dollars Per Year.” San Francisco Chronicle. June 17, 2014.
Starbucks Brews Up College Educations For Employees.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. June 17, 2014.
Does Starbucks’ college tuition plan create a corporate monopoly?” MSNBC. June 17, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 2-8, 2014)

Monday, June 9th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Even without a store, Wal-Mart keeps giving in NYC: Walmart has donated $3 million to organization in New York City.” By Chris Bragg. Crain’s New York Business. June 2, 2014.
Related story:
Editorial: Council attains whole new level of stupid; City Council members demand New York City charities return Wal-Mart’s gifts.” Crain’s New York Business. June 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 7-13, 2014)

Monday, April 14th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & RESPONSIBILITY

Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence.” By Tom Hamburgert and Matra Gold. Washington Post. April 13, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (March 17-23, 2014)

Monday, March 24th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Big Money Upends a Festival: South by Southwest Festival Starts to Feel Corporate.” By John Pareles. New York Times. March 17, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 24-March 2, 2014)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Comcast’s web of influence touches many corners of Washington.” By Holly Yeager. Washington Post. February 28, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 17-23, 2014)

Monday, February 24th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & RESPONSIBIITY

Comcast’s Web of Lobbying and Philanthropy.” By Eric Upton. New York Times. February 21, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 3-9, 2014)

Monday, February 10th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Businesses pledge $750m to boost tech in schools.” Boston Globe/Associated Press. February 5, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 27-February 2, 2014)

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The Middle Class Took Off 100 Years Ago … Thanks To Henry Ford?” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. January 27, 2014.