profitability dictionary In the light of monetary crisis 2007 - 2010, many companies have had to trim their spending. Meanwhile, in the earlier years, they donated immeasureable dollars. Although there remained many big corporations which still gave away billions to charity within the global slowdown, others slimmed down their funds donations. In 2009, many company gained bigger profits, but this would not translate into bigger donations. Tough economic times can't prevent America's largest business from continuing giving in 2009. 30% of the large corporations gave more cash, and 16% gave a comparable because the year before. In general, total of 68 companies gave less during 2009 than 2008. Cash and product giving combined fell the first time for recent seven years. The following is a summary of companies which gave most during 2009. They were measured by comparing total giving in cash and products during 2009 to total profits in the year before. This year, ms lagarde said there was a marked slowdown in activity and the UK's recent performance was The government also told the bank of England that it could increase its $25bn in regular funding schemes, which means that this is unlikely to change.