Every company wants to make money, but some know there’s more to life than just counting up the profits and handing out bonuses at the end of the year.
Each year, the Chronicle of Philanthropy compiles a list of companies pre and post tax giving. This year, of 115 companies that provided data, corporate giving increased by 4 percent. Companies give to causes that help their business, but also to help their customers.
For instance, most of the 115 million Google donated last year was given to groups focusing on science and math education. UnitedHealth Group, a health insurance company, gave $2 million to the American Heart Association to create safe and accessible walking paths.
Click through this gallery to see six companies that are built to give back.
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