This is a group of individuals & businesses that desire to merge "Commerce & Compassion" to create financial support for America's charities while improving the image of their company and to increase their consumer base. The purpose of the group is to share concepts, experiences, accomplishments, and educate the membership on the latest trends in Cause Marketing. No selling of products or services is allowed at the events or through advertising to the membership. Should business relationships develop as a result of networking through the group, then that is acceptable as such activity was through mutual consent. Please honor this position and respect the memberships privacy. ACTS is a non-profit organization that has pioneered the education of America's business community so that they can implement Cause Related Marketing business practices to improve their sales and consumer loyalty. The founder, R. Michael Buehler is considered one of the experts in the field of Cause Related Marketing with over 20 years dedicated to the education and expansion of this powerful concept. Mr. Buehler is a public speaker on the topic and will soon host a new radio program on the topic, with a television broadcast of the program coming the first of the year.