The research is clear — consumers care
more and more about companies’
Philanthropy is just one part of being a
socially responsible company.
But it’s a highly visible part that’s
easy to quan>fy and compare.
So let’s do exactly that.
Here are 3 companies that are
pioneers in their corporate
Bill Gates is almost as famous
for his charitable eﬀorts as he
is for founding MicrosoG.
MicrosoG clearly embodies those same
values. Since 1983, the company and its
employees have donated a total of $6.5
billion, including cash, services, and
FedEx may be great at delivering mail and
packages. But they’re also great at
volunteering in the community.
FedEx focuses its eﬀorts in
three main areas:
• emergency and disaster relief
• environmental sustainability
• child pedestrian safety
When it comes to disaster relief, Fedex has
been a big help in dona>ng to the places
that need it most.
They’ve shipped humanitarian goods to Ethiopia,
sent shipments to help tsunami vic>ms in Japan, and
donated air supply ﬂights in response to the
Intel is no slouch either. The Intel Founda>on
contributes millions of dollars every year for
educa>on grants, disaster relief eﬀorts, and local
More than 40% of Intel’s employees volunteer
together, dona>ng thousands of hours each year.
From 1996-‐2012, Intel employees have logged
over 7.5 million hours of volunteer work and over
$49.5 million in employee volunteer matching