CSR Matters Blog

Jun 08, 2016
Editor's note: SanDisk Corporation is a client of SVCF. This feature first appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of SVCF magazine.   For employees at SanDisk Corporation, volunteering is not an extracurricular activity to be squeezed in on their own time. It is an integral... Read More
Jun 07, 2016
Katrina Drabeck Silicon Valley Community Foundation is excited to introduce our inaugural Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards!  The five CR Impact Awards will recognize companies and individuals from around the world who demonstrate leadership... Read More
Jun 07, 2016
Editor's note: Texas Instruments is a client of SVCF. This feature first appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of SVCF magazine. For Silicon Valley students and teachers who have a passion for math and science — and for students whose passion is yet to be discovered — 2015 was a... Read More
Jun 06, 2016
Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Northern California Grantmakers are pleased to invite corporate social responsibility practitioners to Corporate Philanthropy Institute (CPI) 2016 – Be Courageous! This full-day conference is designed to engage CSR practitioners and social... Read More
May 24, 2016
Too often professionals return from conferences with their heads spinning from a hodgepodge of ideas thrown at them (or worse, unenergized from what they heard). User or client conferences can easily become more of a sales-pitch than a worthwhile learning experience. The Benevity User Conference... Read More
May 20, 2016
Sophy Yem In 2015, StubHub committed to put $1 million of musical instruments into U.S. public school music education programs as part of its Next Stage Social Good program. This program supports youth music education from the StubHub Foundation, a... Read More
May 19, 2016
Over the last ten months, we have had some wonderful opportunities to showcase our Global Employee Engagement Report at several industry events, from the annual Points of Light conference in Houston to CECP’s global employee engagement roundtable event in NYC. In partnership with BCCCC and... Read More
May 13, 2016
I recently had the opportunity to represent our SVCF client, Symantec Corporation, at a United Nations Global Compact Network USA symposium hosted by Pfizer in New York City, NY. Sustainability leaders from cross-sector organizations like 3M, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Hilton Worldwide... Read More
May 11, 2016
As one may expect from a conference focused on effective grantmaking, the 2016 Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) conference sparked a number of relevant conversations on tactical challenges in effective philanthropy, such as developing tools for systems thinking and effective methods... Read More
May 04, 2016
Earlier this month, SVCF had the distinct pleasure of collaborating on an event with our friends at CECP. The topic of this event was Global Employee Engagement and it was hosted by SVCF partner, Glamour, at the new One World Trade Center building. That’s where the “with a view”... Read More