Instead of just selling us more useless things, these advertisers and marketers are helping to package and make popular the idea of doing good and responsible business.
Our top theme among our 20 predictions is that 2013 will be a breakthrough year for women in philanthrocapitalism.
When the benefits flow in just one direction, charitable giving is difficult to maintain. Unless you begin to let your giving work just as hard for you.
It's thrilling as a marketer, albeit somewhat frightening as an individual, to see the importance corporations are garnering in our lives.
It is deeply rooted in our culture that children expect to receive gifts at this time of year. But how do we also teach our children the important value of giving? How do we impart values, like compassion and charity?
"We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals...Wouldn't it be great to have a day for giving back?" reads the GivingTuesday.org web...
He calls it "the miracle of the scrap paper." One day, Asratie Teferra, born in a rural village in Ethiopia, saw a picture of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Something about the picture entranced him. He built a dream -- that he would one day work for the UN.
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Is giving on your mind this time of year? Before you pull out the plastic or your checkbook, make sure you understand how to make your gift go as far as possible.
When #GivingTuesday was presented to us, we knew that an annual day dedicated to charitable causes was not only a great idea but something teens could run with.
Life is cheap where hope is scarce. And here in Nairobi's Haruma slum, you have to look hard to find any hope.
For most of us, it is almost impossible to imagine food being hard to come by. The harsh reality is that hunger and malnutrition are the biggest public health threats in our world today. We lose a child every six seconds because of hunger. As a mother, I can't accept that.
Imagine for a moment that, when you try to communicate, no one can understand you. You might feel frustrated and lonely. Many of those with disabilities can feel isolated and at a loss for community; but it doesn't have to be that way.
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are supposed to be the Holy Grail of deal-finding days, but the latest phenomenon looks to change our approach to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.
As a humanitarian relief and development organization, Medical Teams International is known for expertly responding to health crises around the world. But we're also addressing the oral health care crisis here in the U.S.
This holiday season, thousands of kids across North America will be spending their holidays in a children's hospital fighting scary things like cancer, kidney disease or one of many other terrible illnesses or injuries. But they have reason to hope.