Tag Archives: employee volunteering

How Do You Measure Something As Elusive As Impact?–Interview with Andy Mercy

If you measure progress, you can improve it. But how exactly do you measure the growth of something as elusive as impact? That’s what AngelPoints,¬†Andy Mercy’s company, does well, which is why I invited him to do a Cause Capitalism interview. Andy founded AngelPoints after stumbling into a volunteer experience at work and being underwhelmed […]

Microsoft’s Organic Approach To Its $90M Employee Philanthropy Program–with Akhtar Badshah

Can Microsoft count social good among its top products? It’s a hard question to answer (for starters, defining and measuring social good is tough) but a fair question to ask in the context of Microsoft’s employee culture of social involvement. Last year, employee giving and company matched funds totaled nearly $90 million. Volunteer time is […]

Should Your Company Be Volunteering For Bravado? (This Company Is)

As a sign of their technological and business prowess, iTeleport employees volunteer one day every week with the Khan Academy, a non-profit working to provide top-level education for free to anyone with access to a computer. It’s not a marketing or publicity ploy and it’s not a recruitment tool (directly, at least). ¬†iTeleport founder Jahanzeb […]