Archive for the ‘Corporate Philanthropy’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 15-21, 2014)

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Moving Targets: Diners Desperately Need Social-Conscience Apps; Now that McDonald’s is planning social-conscience apps, more eateries and bars should follow.” By Joe Queenan. Wall Street Journal. September 20, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 1-7, 2014)

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

“Employees’ Children Give Company an Earful on Social Causes; Prompt Royal DSM to Donate to African Countries.” By Rachel Feintzeig. Wall Street Journal. September 4, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 25-31, 2014)

Monday, September 1st, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

25 top companies for culture and values.” By Julie Balise. San Francisco Chronicle. August 25, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 18-24, 2014)

Monday, August 25th, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Big business takes aim at corporate activists.” By Michael Hiltzik. Los Angeles Times. August 24, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 14-20, 2014)

Monday, July 21st, 2014

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Exploring the world of work, from the border to the barricades; How ‘Corporate Responsibility’ Campaigns Can Actually End Up Hurting Workers.” By Michelle Chen. Nation. July 19, 2014.

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.