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Philanthropic Leaders Share Moments of Gratitude

As the holiday season approaches, a few philanthropic leaders share moments of gratitude with us. One overarching theme stands out – these individuals give of themselves completely in the work that they’re doing. At Starfish Impact, we love and are grateful to work with innovative and forward-looking leaders in philanthropy, from individuals and families, to…

Lesser Known CSR Initiatives You Need to Know

It seems like it was the summer of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with many companies announcing great initiatives that support communities, employees, and non-profit organizations. Here’s a quick recap of some high profile examples: Netflix announced unlimited parental leave for employees (moms and dads) during the first year of their child’s life. Gravity Payments announced…

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Leveraging Good Work: Phillips Lerner’s Adopt-A-Center Program

A few weeks ago we wrote about Corporate Social Responsibility for smaller companies. In that article we talked about how companies of any size can benefit from CSR efforts, provided goals are clear and employees are involved. Stacy Phillips, Managing Principal at Phillips Lerner, has a near-perfect example of a CSR program that gets maximum…

Measuring CSR Success

Measuring CSR Success

Measuring Corporate Social Responsibility Success Can you imagine your quarterly company meeting where you report on your social impact before you report on your financial results? What if you gave awards to employees who were standout corporate citizens, who managed to excel in their job while excelling at volunteerism or raising money for their cause…