Connecting You, Business, and CommunityBook - 2008
Giving Back reveals how fundamental and lasting changes are being accomplished in communities and highlights highly effective organizations from a number of major metropolitan areas, including Kiva.org, Horizons for Homeless Children, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, LINC, Stonyfield Farm Profits for the Planet, and many more.
You will be inspired by the stories, anecdotes, personal observations, experience, and advice of visionary leaders in business, including:
Roger Brown and Linda Mason, cofounders of Bright Horizons Family Solutions
S. Truett Cathy, founder and Chairman, Chick-fil-A#65533;, Inc.
Matt Flannery, cofounder of Kiva.org
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, President, and CEO of Stonyfield Farm
Kent C. (Oz) Nelson, retired chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service
In each case, you will discover the positive benefits of becoming personally involved in your community and of affiliating your business with charities and nonprofits. These benefits include an increase in your bottom line and in your employees' morale, as well as a boost to your company's brand and reputation'all through giving back.