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Community Involvement

All segments of society today demand businesses take a more prominent role in solving social problems. In this changing environment, it's clear a traditional approach to community engagement is no longer sufficient. Leading companies are exploring new and different corporate community involvement strategies to achieve meaningful results both internally and externally.

The roots of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship sprouted from recognition in the early 1980s that expectations of the relationship companies have with communities were changing. Involvement of companies in communities shifted in response to these changing community expectations, moving from “checkbook philanthropy” to looking at how a company should behave in a community.

For more information, read our Community Involvement Study from 2015.

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Corporate Giving: Maximizing Effectiveness

The practice of corporate giving has moved from a debated practice to a practice that is expected by customers, employees, and the communities in which companies operate globally. Is your corporate giving strategy delivering all of the value it could to your business and your community and making the most of the mechanisms available to you? 

When: January 18-20, 2017
Where: Miami, FL

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