Phoning In Community Impact is a Good Thing

Ryan Scott

Nonprofits are tasked with addressing the most urgent needs facing humanity, and I was initially drawn to the field of philanthropy out of a desire to help these organizations achieve their critical missions. But early on I saw that making personal donations - while important - was just a first step.

Topics: Corporate Philanthropy, corporate giving, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, silicon valley, technology, mobile, 2016
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#GivingTuesday Gives Your Corporate Philanthropy a Huge Boost

Ryan Scott

As Thanksgiving looms, company leaders across the world are building thanks to their communities through their year-end giving campaigns. For many businesses, this year’s corporate philanthropy effort will reach its zenith on December 1st, also known as #GivingTuesday.

Topics: Corporate Philanthropy, social impact, corporate giving, corporate volunteerism, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, #givingtuesday, social media, holiday, christmas, holiday giving
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Corporate Pioneers Unite for Sustainable Community Impact

Ryan Scott


As the world awakens more every day to the urgent problem of climate change, some companies are stepping up in impressive ways to forge solutions.

Topics: Corporate Philanthropy, social impact, impact, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, united nations, sustainability, sustainable development, sdgs, global goals, Impact 2030, community impact
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The Rocket Fuel for Your Corporate Philanthropy is Technology

Ryan Scott
Topics: workplace giving, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, corporate giving, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, csr, technology, customer support
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Charity Scams Put the “Disaster” in Disaster Relief

Ryan Scott

Online security isn’t something I usually write about, but it’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so ‘tis the season. And as the CEO of an online cause engagement platform that companies use to manage their employee volunteer and giving programs, including disaster relief efforts, security is an important issue I get asked about a lot.

Topics: workplace giving, corporate giving, impact, corporate social responsibility, csr, matching donations, disaster relief, disaster response, cyber security, security, charity scams, scams
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Impact Investing and Equity Pledges for Good: The New Landscape of Corporate Philanthropy

Ryan Scott

When it comes to corporate philanthropy, this is more than just an exciting time. It’s an historic one.

Topics: social impact, corporate social responsibility, social innovation, founders pledge, pledge 1%, bay area, equity, impact investing, san francisco foundation, tipping point community, san francisco, investing, obindo
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Do Companies Have an Obligation to Help Syrian Refugees?

Ryan Scott

“When we can’t afford both medicine and food, I tie scarves around my boys’ bellies at night so they don’t wake up crying from stomach aches because they are hungry.” -Fatmeh, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Topics: corporate social responsibility, international, united nations, matching donations, Syrian refugee crisis, refugees, Syria, International Medical Corps
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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, Companies Approach Disaster Relief Differently

Ryan Scott

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina not only devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. It also shattered the confidence Americans had in their government to respond to domestic emergencies.

Topics: corporate social responsibility, disaster preparedness month, hurricane katrina, natural disaster, emergency, disaster relief, disaster response, walmart
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