In 2012, 40 percent of participating companies anticipated an increase in their corporate giving
, with 18 percent planning a reduction and 42 percent anticipating no change in contribution levels, according to the report.
Team member donations and volunteer hours are calculated separately and not counted as part of Wells Fargo's corporate giving
includes sponsorship of the Human Rights Campaign, Georgia Equality, AIDS Walk Atlanta, and the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, plus support of various pride events and parades across the country, including those in Seattle and Boca Raton, Fla.
In Colorado, there is no central compilation of corporate giving
In 1999, total corporate giving
in the United States reach $11.
But while corporate giving
has increased over the years, some observers believe it is not keeping pace with rising company profits.
If big-time corporate giving
to politicians was prohibited, the clout of private sector lobbyists would rapidly fade, since these lobbyists could no longer demand access and favors in return for campaign contributions.
Check your local library for the Directory of Corporate Affiliations (to find out who owns whom) and the Corporate Giving
Directory (to find out where a company's donations go).
In relation to other corporate expenditures such as major capital investments, corporate giving
is relatively immaterial, and consequently should not be singled out for detailed disclosure, yet alone shareholder approval.
20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced today that it will increase its global corporate giving
in 2014 to support a strong launch of Edwards Lifesciences Foundation's new charitable initiative, Every Heartbeat Matters, and to improve the global communities where its employees live and work.
government," says Craig Wichner, CEO of Kind-Mark, a provider of integrated online corporate giving
has been critical to the success of education, community development, health and human services, the arts and the environment.