List Honors Most Generous Contributors to Bay Area Nonprofits and Celebrates the Impact of Corporate Purpose
Submitted by Benevity
Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today celebrated more than 30 client companies named to San Francisco Business Times’ list of the Top 100 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists—16 of which placed in the Top 25.
Published in the San Francisco Business Times and recognized at an awards ceremony at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco on July 18, the Top 100 ranks the most generous contributors to Bay Area nonprofits. A total of 31 Benevity clients representing a wide range of industries made the list, including Adobe, Alaska Airlines, Charles Schwab & Co., Clorox, Macy’s, Microsoft, Oracle, Ripple, SAP, Workday and more.
The July 18thevent also included a presentation titled “From Startup to Big: Scaling Up Giving Strategies,” featuring Benevity partner and client Amy Skeeters-Behrens, Executive Director of DocuSign IMPACT, among others.
“Our partnership with Benevity has enabled us to scale our giving and get more innovative as our company grows,” said Skeeters-Behrens. “Operating on the philosophy that our people, products and profits are a significant force for good made for a natural partnership. We’re excited to continue evolving our IMPACT initiative alongside Benevity to make a meaningful difference in the global communities where our employees and customers live and work.”
“The Benevity client community continues to set the bar high when it comes to catalyzing Goodness both on a global and local scale,” said Bryan de Lottinville, Founder and CEO of Benevity. “We couldn’t be more proud that San Francisco Business Times has recognized so many of our clients for their leadership, generosity and progressive approaches to inspiring purpose as a positive impact to their business as well as our society as a whole.”
Benevity, Inc., a certified B Corporation, is the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, including online giving, matching, volunteering and community investment. Many of the world’s most iconic brands rely on Benevity’s award-winning cloud solutions to power corporate “Goodness” programs that attract, retain and engage today’s diverse workforce by connecting people to the causes that matter to them. With software that is available in 17 languages, to an employee base of 10 million users around the world, Benevity has processed over 3.5 billion dollars in donations and 20 million hours of volunteering time this year to almost 200,000 charities worldwide.
Benevity's microdonation software is the engine for socially responsible businesses to engage their customers, employees and others (such as their supply chain or advertisers) in optional charitable giving. Benevity lets companies embed user-directed, tax-receiptable donations and corporate matching programs into their existing transaction environments, using their own brands and systems. Benevity makes it easy for companies to build authentic and impactful cause marketing, workplace giving and other social responsibility initiatives that increase engagement, brand differentiation and return on investment, while tying directly to business activities that drive the company's bottom line. Benevity's goal is to help build user-driven giving opportunities into all types of existing online interactions to involve customers and employees in giving to causes they care about; building greater loyalty, differentiation and customer and employee stickiness. Benevity wants to help companies and their customers, employees and partners turn "feel good" into real good, and change the landscape of philanthropy in the process.
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