12 Companies With Inventive Ways of Giving Back
Nov. 15 was Philanthropy Day—a day to celebrate the act of giving and to think of the needs of others. All too often, we think of business as a zero-sum game, but that’s actually far from the truth. Sure, a company’s main duties are to its shareholders, but no business should exist at all if it doesn’t offer a good or service to the community. And, increasingly, consumers are voting with their wallets for the companies that can tangibly illustrate the ways that they’re giving back.
With that in mind, here are 12 emerging-growth companies showing us that you don’t have to be Apple or Chevron to make philanthropic donations with a valuable social impact.