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In the news: Sweatshops, Slavery and GCs

Roberta Karp was one of the early in-house pioneers tasked with trying to eliminate child labor from her company operations. Read more about her work in the Inside Counsel article by Stephanie Forshee:  Roberta Karp will never forget the call. It was 1994 and someone...

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Philanthropy 101

“When you know one foundation, you know one foundation.” That’s what I heard repeatedly as I set out to learn “the recipe” to running an impactful private foundation. After meeting with some of the biggest and most prestigious foundations, I learned the truth: there...

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Why Do Good?

Companies are in a unique position to effect change, so the question of whether as participants in a global society corporations are obligated to do good while doing business, has been answered in the affirmative time and time again. In fact, it really is the price of...

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Giving Intelligence

In the article “Giving Intelligence,” Sue-Lynn Moses shares an excellent example of how the philanthropic impact of a corporate foundation can both make a real difference in society by focusing and enhance the corporate reputation of the company, in this case IKEA....

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