Apple CEO Strengthens Employee Giving in Community As Part of Tax Reform Environment

Corporate leadership is all about building a smart business that includes corporate responsibility and employee engagement.  As Tim Cook, CEO, Apple explains:  “We also know how much our employees value giving back to the communities where we all work and live. I’m happy to announce that starting immediately and running through the end of 2018, Apple will match all employee charitable donations, up to $10,000 annually, at a rate of two to one. In addition, Apple will double the amount we match for each hour you donate your time.”

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Kaiser Permanente Employees Volunteered Statewide in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

More than 550 Kaiser Permanente Colorado physicians and staff celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by rolling up their sleeves in remembrance of Dr. King’s commitment to community service.

In partnership with Metro Volunteers, Kaiser Permanente Colorado employees will volunteer at more than 30 projects all along the Front Range—from Greely to Pueblo. Projects include building outdoor bike racks for the public to preparing packages for the homeless and public school improvements to helping with cooking classes. This is the 14th consecutive year Kaiser Permanente has participated in MLK Jr. Day of Service.

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Six trends to affect philanthropic landscape in 2018 by Bruce DeBoskey, The DeBoskey Group

The following content is by , President and Founder of The DeBoskey Group. The DeBoskey Group is a founding member of B:CIVIC.

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When it comes to the world of philanthropy, 2018 promises to be transformational. Pessimists are concerned about the impact of new federal tax laws, the increase in income inequality, and the growing need for critical social services. Optimists see more reason for hope, believing that we have entered the “golden age of giving.”

Watch for these trends in 2018:

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Top CSR Companies That “Walk the Walk” in 2017 By Amy Moynihan, GroundFloor Media

The following content is by Amy Moynihan, Senior Director of Communications at GroundFloor Media. GroundFloor Media is a founding member of B:CIVIC.

This article was originally published on December, 28th, 2017. To view the original post click here. This article also features B:CIVIC founding member, DanoneWave.

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The Powerful Force of Business Keeps Growing!

Businesses are a fast-acting, powerful force for good, especially after tragic disasters like Tropical Storm Harvey.  They mobilize communications, networks, product distribution, fundraising, and people quickly, because we are made of people who care passionately about one another, and find collective solutions with nonprofits, organizations, and public service professionals.

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