14 of the Best Social Responsibility Companies

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a growing trend for businesses and it’s also a great way for nonprofits to diversify their income and reach new donors.


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14 of the Best Social Responsibility Companies DONORBOX


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a growing trend for businesses and it’s also a great way for nonprofits to diversify their income and reach new donors Many nonprofits aren’t reaping the rewards of CSR partnerships, often because they’re not sure how to go about it


What Is Corporate Social Responsibility and Why Do Brands Get Involved?


Corporate Social Responsibility is a way for companies to do good in society and champion organizations that support their values Alongside the philanthropic elements, having a Corporate Social Responsibility program can help brands to stand out from their competitors. Some of the benefits include an improved brand image, increased media coverage, better customer loyalty and more opportunities for investment


How Corporate Social Responsibility Can Benefit Your Nonprofit


For nonprofits, CSR is an opportunity to build stronger relationships with businesses that have similar values and engage their customers as supporters Many businesses are now actively engaging in CSR programs, there’s plenty of scope for choosing partners that align with your organization’s values and can help you reach your goals


Which Companies Are Well-Known For CSR?


ADIDAS Adidas is involved in the war against plastic and is working with Parley to turn plastic waste into high-performance sportswear. Since 2018, they’ve also organized the Run For The Oceans events to raise funds


STARBUCKS Starbucks supports Ethos Water in a campaign that aims to bring clean water to 1 billion people around the world. The Ethos Water Fund is part of the Starbucks Foundation and a percentage of the sales of bottles of Ethos Water go towards the campaign


MARC JACOBS The Marc Jacobs brand focuses on supporting organizations in locations where they have stores. They have also collaborated with The Sato Project, a nonprofit that rescues abandoned and abused dogs from Puerto Rico.


INDIGO REACH IndiGoReach has partnered with various organizations, including Tamana , Grow Trees, KK Academy, and the World Monument Fund. Their social responsibility aims to focus on children/education, female empowerment, environment, and heritage.


IKEA For IKEA, social responsibility starts with the materials used in their products — including sustainable cotton, wool, and wood. They also plan to use only recycled or renewable plastic by 2030.


BOSCH Bosch is committed to investing in projects that help tackle problems faced by communities around the world. They partner with various organizations, including the New Sunshine Charity Foundation to assist in doing this.


BEN AND JERRY’S Ben and Jerry’s donate $0.05 from sales of their 1L tub to charity programs. Community-based development projects are a significant part of this. They also donate some of their pre-tax profits to corporate philanthropic initiatives. This is done through the Ben and Jerry’s Foundation and Community Action Teams (CATs) at site locations.


APPLE Apple has been involved in the Malala fund as a Laureate partner since 2018 to help educate and empower girls. They’ve also been part of the ConnectED initiative since 2014, which funds teaching and learning solutions in schools throughout the US.


COCA-COLA Coca-Cola donates at least 1% of its annual operating income to supporting causes and initiatives. Since 2014, they have helped provide clean drinking water for refugees in the Middle East through Arwa’s “Price of Water” campaign. Learn more about this  here .


ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska Airlines donates in-kind travel to nonprofits who are traveling for fundraising purposes. They also provide sponsorship for fundraising events, particularly in areas served by the airlines. This is usually a one-time arrangement, rather than a long-term partnership.


BMW BMW works with organizations to meet their CSR goals of promoting diversity, inspiring the next generation of engineers, social mobility and inclusion, and teaching road safety


DELL DELL wants to use its technology and expertise to drive global change. Their staff dedicated 5 million volunteer hours in 2019 to organizations in their communities. This was predominantly skills-based.


WALT DISNEY COMPANY The Walt Disney Company has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to nonprofits. Their CSR efforts are focused on helping more children feel happy and inspired


MICROSOFT Through Microsoft Philanthropies, they partner with nonprofits, organizations, and schools to improve computer science education and achieve greater impact through technology. They also champion organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for people in Washington


With support from CSR partners, your organizations can reach out to new donors who may not otherwise be aware of your work. Even if financial contributions aren’t an option, volunteer and in-kind support from CSR partners can help you to further your cause and make more of your resources Establishing CSR relationships can be daunting for your nonprofit, especially if you don’t have any existing corporate partnerships


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