JK Group

November 05, 2013 07:15 ET

JK Group Supports Large Portion of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Annual Ranking Highlights Company's Role in Helping Leading Organizations Advance Their Corporate Responsibility Missions

PLAINSBORO, NJ--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2013) - JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy and social responsibility, congratulates its clients who have been identified in the listing of companies ranked in Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 14th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. The recognition of its clients, which included 40% of the Top Ten in this prestigious list, highlights JK Group's effectiveness in supporting the most socially responsible companies and helping them advance their philanthropic goals.

Each year, CR Magazine recognizes the public companies that have a strong commitment to transparency and responsible practices across seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy. Using 298 data points of publicly available disclosure and performance measures, and in conjunction with the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) and direct input from the CR community, CR Magazine evaluates companies' corporate accountability and responsibility practices to make its annual rankings.

Many of the companies included in CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List rely on JK Group's innovative software solutions to advance their corporate social responsibility and philanthropic missions. Through its integrated, end-to-end cloud-based software and services, the company supports a wide range of philanthropic programs, including matching gifts, volunteer and event management, employee giving campaigns, grants administration, PAC programs and disaster relief.

As the industry leader in innovative corporate philanthropic and social responsibility programs, JK Group drives the success of its clients' giving programs. With rigorous screening processes, the company ensures its clients donate to fully vetted domestic and international recipient organizations that comply with the most stringent anti-money laundering laws. In addition, the company's configurable and intuitive Employee Giving Portal enables organizations to manage and promote their giving programs and ensure maximum employee engagement.

"Technology is transforming all elements of both business and corporate responsibility. To be accountable and transparent, you need to have the systems to report, and the use of technology saves both time and money, freeing up funding for worthy causes. Software such as that offered by JK Group allows this to happen," according to Elliot Clark, CEO of Corporate Responsibility Magazine.

"CR Magazine's annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List recognizes the companies that demonstrate excellence in transparency and accountability and set the bar for corporate responsibility," said Robert E. Farina, CEO of JK Group. "We are delighted to see a significant number of our clients recognized on this prestigious list, which highlights our ability to help companies of any size develop effective programs that drive employee engagement, create brand differentiation and advance their missions and project their commitment to corporate responsibility."

About JK Group, Inc.
For over 20 years, JK Group has been the innovator in corporate philanthropic and social responsibility programs. Hundreds of leading global corporations rely on JK's technology and services to support both domestic and international giving programs, facilitating over $1 billion in contributions each year. The company is a leader in providing solutions for matching gifts, volunteer and event management, employee giving campaigns, grants administration, PAC programs and disaster relief. For more information, please visit