3 Companies That Are Setting an Example of How to Give Back To Society

3 Companies That Are Setting an Example of How to Give Back To Society

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Corporate sustainability is no longer just a buzzword—it is much more than that. More and more companies today are realizing and prioritizing corporate sustainability, i.e., giving back to society and integrating sustainable practices into their operations.

Many of these companies are listed on the Newsweek Excellence 1000 Index, which highlights companies that excel in corporate responsibility and have leaders who are setting the bar for it.

Here, we look at three exemplary companies from the Index that give back to society: TriNet Group, Hasbro, and Intel Corporation. These companies excel in their respective industries and prioritize initiatives that benefit the broader community.

1.     TriNet Group, Inc.

TriNet Group, Inc., an HR services provider, ranks at the top of the Newsweek Excellence 1000 Index with a rating of 4.8. The company stands out for its commitment to corporate sustainability and community engagement. Here are some of the ways TriNet is giving back to society:

Employee Volunteering Programs

Employee Volunteering Programs

TriNet encourages employees to volunteer, offering paid time off for community service. It helps local communities and fosters a culture of giving back within the organization. Employees can work with non-profits and community organizations, making a tangible difference in education, health, and social services.

Sustainability Initiatives

TriNet has implemented robust sustainability initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint. The company focuses on energy efficiency, waste reduction, and sustainable procurement practices. TriNet’s efforts in these areas contribute to a greener environment and set a standard for other companies in the HR services industry.

2.     Hasbro

Hasbro is a leading entertainment company renowned for its innovative toys and games. However, its commitment to social responsibility is equally impressive, earning it a rating of 4.7 on the Excellence Index. Here are some of the initiatives of Hasbro making it a leader in corporate sustainability:

Philanthropy and Community Engagement

Hasbro has a long history of philanthropy, particularly in supporting children and families—the Hasbro Children’s Fund grants to non-profit organizations focusing on children’s health and education. Additionally, Hasbro employees regularly volunteer their time and skills through the company’s Global Day of Joy, an annual event dedicated to community service.

Environmental Sustainability

Hasbro is also committed to environmental sustainability. The company is committed to reducing plastic use in its products and packaging. Hasbro aims to eliminate virtually all plastic from new product packaging by 2025. This initiative helps reduce plastic waste and raises awareness about environmental issues among consumers and other businesses.

3.     Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation is a leading computer hardware development and Internet of Things (IoT) company with a strong reputation for innovation. It is also renowned for being responsible in its practices. With a rating of 4.7, Intel excels in corporate sustainability and social responsibility. The company focuses on the following to accomplish this:

Education and Empowerment

Intel cares deeply about underrepresented communities; its heavy investments in education and empowerment programs demonstrate this. The company supports initiatives that provide students access to technology and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. These programs look to inspire the next generation of innovators and bridge the digital divide.

Environmental Responsibility

Intel is a pioneer in environmental sustainability. The company has set ambitious goals to reduce its carbon footprint, including achieving net-positive water use by 2030. Intel also invests in renewable energy and has implemented comprehensive recycling programs to minimize waste. These efforts underscore its commitment to leading by example in the tech industry.

Final Word

TriNet Group, Hasbro, and Intel Corporation exemplify how businesses can give back to society while maintaining excellence. These companies prioritize corporate sustainability and community engagement to set a high standard for others to follow.

At Best Practice Institute, every company can follow the example of TriNet Group, Hasbro, and Intel Corporation to drive positive change that benefits everyone. These companies’ examples can help other organizations make a meaningful impact on society.

If you want to learn how to implement similar sustainable practices and become a leader in corporate responsibility, contact Best Practices Institute.

We can help your company integrate sustainable practices and achieve outstanding results. You can also explore the BPI website for resources that can help you become a leader in corporate responsibility and make a lasting impact on society.


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Louis Carter
Louis Carter is CEO and founder of Best Practice Institute, social/organizational psychologist, executive coach and author of more than 11 books on leadership and management including his newest book just released by McGraw Hill: In Great Company: How to Spark Peak Performance by Creating an Emotionally Connected Workplace. He has lectured globally in the U.S., Middle East, and Asia on his work and research in organization and leadership development and is an executive coach and advisor to CEOs and C-levels of mid-sized to Fortune 500 organizations. He was named one of Global Gurus Top Organizational Culture Gurus in the world and was chosen to be one of 100 coaches to be in the MG100 (Marshall Goldsmith) out of 14,000 people as one of the top 100 coaches in the world .

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