BETTER THAN MOST

Better Than Most is a regular feature of The Business of Giving examining the best places to work among social good businesses and nonprofit organizations. We go inside the offices of these institutions so you can hear directly from the executive team and staff as to what makes their corporate culture so special and unique.

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Generation Citizen

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Generation Citizen

Denver: Generation Citizen empowers young people to become engaged and effective citizens, and their workplace culture looks to create the same for its employees. So, I went over to the New York City offices recently to check it out. We’ll begin with their CEO, Scott Warren, and then hear from some of the other members of the team.

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Kiva

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Kiva

Better Than Most is a regular feature of The Business of Giving, examining the best places to work among social good businesses and nonprofit organizations. Denver: For this edition, we’ll be going to Howard Street in San Francisco and to the headquarters of Kiva, an...

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of GiveWell

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of GiveWell

Denver: And tonight, you’ll be going out to Oakland, California in the headquarter offices of GiveWell. They search for charities that save and improve lives the most per dollar. We’ll begin with their Co-founder and Executive Director Elle Hassenfeld and then hear from some of the other members of the team.

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of SaverLife

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of SaverLife

And this evening, we’re going to be going to Montgomery Street in San Francisco, and to the offices of SaverLife, a non-profit that helps people save money. We’ll begin with their CEO, Leigh Phillips, and then hear from some of the other members of the team.

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Compassion International

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Compassion International

For this edition of Better Than Most, we’ll be heading out to Colorado Springs and the home of Compassion International, a child advocacy ministry pairing compassionate people with children living in extreme poverty. And those who work there are quite passionate about the organization and its mission.

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Environmental Defense Fund

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Environmental Defense Fund

And tonight, we will be going to Park Avenue South in Manhattan and to the offices of the  Environmental Defense Fund. Their mission for over 50 years has been to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. We’ll start with their CEO Fredd Krupp and then hear from some of the other members of the team.

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of  International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of International Rescue Committee (IRC)

And for this edition of Better Than Most, we’ll be visiting the New York offices of IRC, the International Rescue Committee. They respond to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and help people survive and rebuild their lives. And to do this effectively, you need to have a great workplace culture, which as you will hear, IRC most certainly does.

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Per Scholas

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of Per Scholas

And tonight, we’ll be taking a trip to 138th St. in the Bronx into the offices of Per Scholas. They provide tuition-fee technology training to unemployed or underemployed adults for careers as IT professionals. We’ll begin with their CEO Plinio Ayala and then we’ll hear from other members of the team on what makes their corporate culture so special. 

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The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of BRAC

The Business of Giving Visits the Offices of BRAC

The largest NGO in the world, and in many people’s estimation the most effective, is BRAC. And you don’t get to be that way without a great workplace culture. So this evening, we’ll be visiting the New York offices of BRAC to see what makes it such a special place and hear from some of the members of the team, starting with the President and CEO of BRAC USA, Donella Rapier:

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