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We pass the time of day to forget how time passes: Three things you didn't know about TOMS shoes

We pass the time of day to forget how time passes: Three things you didn't know about TOMS shoes | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it

In an age of soaring corporate profits and bloated CEO salaries it may seem like fantasy for a company to put charity before profit. In this Breakout profile, we meet TOMS. On the surface they look like just another trendy footwear company, but for every pair of shoes TOMS sells, a pair gets donated to a kid in need. Last month, after less than seven years in business, they donated their ten millionth pair.

Sharla Shults's insight:

"And he's seeking to make TOMS' pace of donation more robust, setting his sights on donating another ten million pairs of shoes in less than two years. Not bad for the 36-year-old businessman from Texas."

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Companies That Care: Brands That Give Back

Companies That Care: Brands That Give Back | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
In this economy getting the most for your money is more important than ever. And part of what defines good value is how your purchases give back to worthy causes.

 

This article highlights some of the major companies that give back. Nice to know there are companies out there that care.

 

Tide: Helping Victims of Disasters

L'Oreal Paris: Standing Up to Cancer

Burt's Bees and Habitat for Humanity: Making It Easy to Be Green

Hard Rock Cafe: Mastering the Art of Giving

Lee Jeans: Going Casual for a Cause

Mary Kay: Keeping Women and Girls Safe

Sonic: Improving Education

Trident: Brightening Kids' Smiles

Sharla Shults's insight:

Caring means sharing and it is nice to know companies exist that give back to the communities without whom they could not prosper.

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