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  • Invest in Communities to Advance Capitalism

    Starbucks founder Howard Schultz has issued a call to action for American companies: “It is no longer enough to serve customers, employees and shareholders. As corporate citizens of the world, it is our responsibility — our duty — to serve the communities where we do business.”

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  • Be Inspired: 6 Places to Donate

    If you’re looking for a worthy cause to support with a charitable contribution before the end of the 2010 tax year, here are six inspiring and innovative nonprofit organizations that are making a positive impact in today’s world.

  • 8 Ways Small Businesses Help Communities

    This year, resist the lure of Black Friday sales at the national chains and instead participate in Small Business Saturday on November 27. By spending your holiday shopping dollars with your fellow entrepreneurs, you can help preserve the unique character of your community, keep tax dollars in your town and strengthen the local job market.

  • Social Gaming for Social Good Raises More Than $3 Million

    Zynga, the developer behind the ubiquitous online games FarmVille and Mafia Wars, has harnessed the power of social connection and its global user base to benefit the greater good, raising more than $3 million to date in support of nonprofit organizations such as Water.org and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

  • Where Social Media Meets Cause Marketing

    In a trust-based marketplace, consumers want to do business with companies that demonstrate a passion for improving more than their own bottom line. SmartBlog on Social Media presents six cause marketing success stories and the lessons that can be learned from brands that are profiting while also promoting the greater good.