“Do Consumers Care About Social Impact?”
Nielsen Global Survey
August 6, 2013

“Consumers Will Pay More For Corporate Social Responsibility”
Patrick Sullivan
The NonProfit Times
June 17, 2014

“How Social Responsibility Helps Your Business”
Rieva Lesonsky
No Date

Advertising your company’s social responsibility yourself will reduce the halo effect of your good work.
“Do Consumers Think Products Are Better When Companies Donate to Charities?”
Vladimir Dovijarov
March 31, 2015

Your support for and participation with nonprofits can help reduce crime.
“The Unsung Role That Ordinary Citizens Played in the Great Crime Decline”
Emily Badger
The New York Times
November 9, 2017

Higher direct-engagement nonprofit density = better economic resiliency.
“5 Ways Nonprofits Can Build Social Capital…and Boost the Economy!”
David B. Crowley
SCI Social Capital Inc.
September 14, 2012

“Civic Health And Unemployment: Can Engagement Strengthen the Economy?”
CIRCLE, The Center For Information & Research On Civic Learning and Engagement
September 16, 2011

“Civic Health And Unemployment II: The Case Builds”
National Conference on Citizenship
September 12, 2012

Look up the best local nonprofits near you. Still pay attention to what matters to you in a charity or nonprofit. I look for charities and nonprofits that give control to members of the community. American Christine Keung attended college for one year in northwestern China, her parents’ homeland. She collaborated with local university students on a number of local issues, starting with polluted water. She continues to work with Chinese students on many issues, but with the kind of approach that matters to me:

“It’s not about developing one solution or even five. It’s about
developing these students.”

Great Nonprofits

“Doing Good in China”
Justin Worland
Time Magazine
October 12, 2017

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September 20, 2019
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