Corporate Giving Success Story: Burns & McDonnell

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Since 2009, the Burns & McDonnell Foundation has partnered with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation to create and enhance its corporate charitable giving programs, awarding more than $19 million to the communities in which Burns & McDonnell employee-owners live and work. An employee-owned company headquartered in Kansas City, Burns & McDonnell is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and …

Corporate Giving Success Story: VMLY&R

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Nearly 17 years ago, Deb Sull began her career at VMLY&R. Now a Senior Experience Designer at a leading marketing agency headquartered in Kansas City, Deb has been an enthusiastic supporter and member of the VMLY&R Foundation since its founding in 2005. VMLY&R employees are invited to join the VMLY&R Foundation from their very first day on the job, and …

Corporate Giving Success Story: American Century Investments

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For nearly a decade, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation has served American Century Investments and its employees as they’ve donated their time, talent and treasure to the community. Over the years, the American Century Investments Foundation has empowered employees to make a big difference in their communities by giving back. The American Century Investments Foundation grants to nonprofit organizations …

Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility

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While Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been around since the 1950s, its importance and practice took hold much later. The basis of what we consider to be the modern definition of CSR is rooted in Archie Carroll’s “Pyramid of Corporate Social Responsibility.” In this Pyramid, a corporation has four types of responsibilities. The first and most obvious is the economic …