Stream Cares is a new philanthropic organization within Dallas-based direct energy seller Stream Energy. Stream Energy was founded in 2005 by Pierre Koshakji and Rob Snyder. Born of the deregulation of the energy market in Texas, Stream offered an alternative choice in gas and electric services. Since then the company has risen to become major competitor with energy service in seven states. It has also expanded to include mobile service and home security on a national level. Its direct-selling model and use of contractors sets it apart, but so does its corporate philanthropy.
Stream Energy is part of the new wave of business that make charity a part of the business model. Something that as normal to associates as weekly meetings and memos. Through Stream Cares contractors are able to facilitate their philanthropy through company means. The organization works with charities that Stream is involved with, organizes events, allocates funds, and focuses on company incentives. One subject that Stream Energy is passionate about is homelessness. Contractors and members of Stream Cares track increases in homelessness, and work with organizations like the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity to fight back. Most recently Stream has partnered with Hope Supply Company to outreach to homeless children.
Stream worked with the charity to fund Splash for Hope. The invent covered the entrance and meal cost of over 1,000 homeless children at a Dallas waterpark. Stream has been working with Hope for over four years in their attempts to help children. Associates of Stream go out of their way to volunteer for charity events, send aid to local communities in the wake of disasters, and do what they can to increase the quality of life in Dallas. The company wants to give back, and by making that giving company policy it does it well.
An ethical culture in an organization is a necessity. This is because it can prevent the rising cases of whistleblowing. With that said, whistleblowing comes in when a firm lacks accountability for its values. Through whistleblowing, an organization is warned against failing to deliver excellent services to its clients or employees. Ideally, a whistleblowing system reflects a person’s commitment to creating a ‘’speak up’’ tradition to protect consumers and workers from being manipulated by service providers. Sahm Adrangi is one successful whistleblower who has mastered his game. He understands how different companies operate irrespective of their specialization.
Sahm Adrangi is a successful financial investor. He went to the Penn State University and joined Merrill Lynch for his first career practice. While there, he served as a financial analyst. Even though he was a junior employee, he delivered to the expectations of the employers. Dedication defines Adrangi’s career. He later moved to Longacre Fund Management where he also served as an analyst. Under his leadership, the firm accrued huge profits. He was asked to serve for three more years.
From Longacre Fund, Adrangi delved into private practice. He left a lucrative chance at Wall Street to try something new in personal businesses. That is why he established Kerrisdale Capital Management. This is an investment management firm that initiates research and investment ideas on different companies. The company has been actively exposing companies indulging in fraud since its establishment. For instance, recently, under the guidance of Sahm Adrangi, it highlighted the case of QuinStreet Inc.
Being an online investment company with a significant number of shares in the industry people are tempted to invest their shares in this firm. The stock prices of the firm have quadrupled suddenly. Investors have been flocking into the database with the hope of putting their money in the business. But, Sahm Adrangi noticed that one client generates the money referred to. This means that sufficient proof can not back the firm’s claims. Adrangi has issued a report with negated feedback to prevent investors from putting their money into the business.
Having been born in Florida at Fort Lauderdale, Robert Deignan went for his studies at Purdue University. It was through a football scholarship that made him attend the university. He pursued Organizational Leadership degree from the University. He started venturing into the entrepreneurial business where he co-founded Fanklin, Inc. He is the leading of ATS Digital services company where he is the CEO and co-founder.
It was in an interview when Robert Diegnan talked about how he came up with ATS Digital Service Company. He talked of how the idea came from another company that he was working for. Before they started the company, together with his partners used to work with Anti-Malware Software Company. They used to have many problems before their software could be installed on the user’s machines. The used to have software strategics where they allowed the user to use their software freely and if they became happy about it, then they could thereafter purchase it when the 15 days free trial was over.
It was in 2009 when there was a problem to get Anti-malware to become installed in user’s machine, they had to put their phone number at the end of download page and they could communicate with the users so that they can figure out in case there was a problem. It was through the conversations with the users who were trying to download the software, and they came to realize that the Malware products who were the bad guys were the ones blocking the software installations of their Anti-malware products. They had to look for a solution where they approached one of their in-house technical agents to remotely connect with the user’s machine and aim at removing the blocking Malware of their program installations.
It is by the strategy they used that brought success and the customers became happy where they gained consumer trust. It is where they came up with an idea of charging a fee for remote service efficacy. When it came a time to move out of the company, together with their partners utilized the opportunity in remote connection technologies and could be helpful to consumers and also a better opportunity in business perspective.