January 29, 2015

Celebrates Corporate Philanthropy in Northern Virginia

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia released a new publication today to celebrate the impact of corporate giving in Northern Virginia.  GOOD BUSINESS features stories of local businesses, big and small, that play a key role in the community through philanthropy and volunteerism.   This is the inaugural edition of a bi-annual publication designed to inform, inspire, and help spark a community dialogue on the future of corporate philanthropy in Northern Virginia.  The full publication can be downloaded here.

GOOD BUSINESS provides our community with a window into some of the truly amazing philanthropic and volunteer activities provided by corporations across Northern Virginia,” stated Cheryl Janey, managing editor and Community Foundation board member. “We are fortunate to have so many companies in this region that epitomize the adage ‘to whom much is given, much is expected.’  We’re excited about highlighting many of these great companies in the coming months.”

Stories include “Community Engagement Reimagined as Employee Value,” featuring WGL Holdings, Inc., “Business as Social Good,” featuring Integrus Holdings, Inc., and “The Karma of Corporate Philanthropy,” featuring Cardinal Bank.  Other featured businesses include Deloitte Consulting LLP, BusinessWorks of America, Inc., Pagnato Karp and Ruby Red Press – WOMAN Magazine Group.

“The business community in Northern Virginia is remarkably generous and committed to the social sector,” said Eileen Ellsworth, President of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. “The seven companies featured in GOOD BUSINESS have been particularly successful in finding the intersection of what is good for business and what is good for the community.”

This edition of GOOD BUSINESS is sponsored by WGL Holdings, Inc., with printing provided by The Falcon Lab.  The Washington Business Journal is sharing the publication as an insert in its printed edition on January 30, 2015.