Check out some of the great organizations that actively promote CSR and business philanthropy. Click any title to be redirected to their website to learn more about what they do.
A Billion + Change
A Billion + Change is a national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars of pro bono and skills-based service by 2013 to address core issues our communities face across the country and around the world. A Billion + Change creates business value through strategic alignment of philanthropy and business goals, providing a platform for enhanced internal collaboration, leadership development and community visibility.
Association of Corporate Contribution Professionals
ACCP develops corporate leaders who leverage integrated philanthropy in support of business goals while creating positive societal impact.
B Lab serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab serves these entrepreneurs through three interrelated initiatives that provide them the legal infrastructure and help them attract the customers, talent, and capital to scale. B Lab certifies B Corporations and has a free online B Impact Assessment tool.
B:CIVIC is a membership organization for Colorado companies of all sizes that promotes, recognizes, and educates business leaders about how to do effective community engagement and CSR.
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
BCCCC shares knowledge and expertise about the practice of corporate citizenship through the Center’s executive education programs, online community, regional programs, and annual conference.
Business Civic Leadership Center
The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) is a resource and voice for businesses and their social and philanthropic interests. BCLC works with leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors to address and act on shared goals. They help businesses improve the impact of their efforts to positively address societal challenges by connecting them to research, relationships, and communication tools.
Business for Social Responsibility
BSR works with its global network of nearly 300 member companies on CSR to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.
Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP)
CECP draws together and empowers senior executives of the world’s leading companies to achieve unprecedented progress on societal challenges while driving business performance.
(Formerly BALLE ), Common Future’s work is focused on creating real prosperity by connecting leaders, spreading solutions that work, and driving investment toward local economies. They equip entrepreneurs with tools and strategies for local success, and we provide the national forum for the most visionary local economy leaders and funders to connect, build their capacity and innovate.
The Conference Board
The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Our mission is unique: To provide the world’s leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society.
Council on Foundations
The Council on Foundations is a membership organization that supports grantmakers in various aspects of foundation management.
Global Corporate Volunteer Council (GCVC)
IAVE’s Global Corporate Volunteer Council is a network for leaders of international employee volunteer programs. It aims to showcase good and promising practices in corporate volunteering, and raise awareness of the impact of employee engagement in communities around the world. The G-CVC provides resources to inspire, support and encourage opportunities for collaboration between companies as well as partnerships between business, governments and NGOs.
Global Reporting Initiative
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a non-profit organization that promotes economic, environmental and social sustainability. GRI provides all companies and organizations with a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework that is widely used around the world.
Grants Managers Network
The Grants Managers Network improves grantmaking by advancing the knowledge, skills and abilities of grants management professionals and leading grantmakers to adopt and incorporate effective practices that benefit the philanthropic community
International Association of Volunteer Effort
IAVE exists to promote, strengthen and celebrate the development of volunteering worldwide. It is the only international organisation for which this is the primary aim.
London Benchmarking Group
LBG is for companies that are serious about community investment. Companies across the world use LBG’s measurement model to assess the real value and impact of their community investment to both business and society.
Points of Light Institute
Points of Light promotes citizen empowerment around critical social ills and supports a responsive and open public sector that sustains and enlivens democratic processes.
Taproot is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society through pro bono services.
United Nations Global Compact
The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.
World Business Council on Sustainable Development
The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment. Together with its members, the council applies its respected thought leadership and effective advocacy to generate constructive solutions and take shared action.