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Corporate Citizenship 101: Environmental, Social, and Governance Fundamentals

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  • September 13-15, 2017; Chicago, IL

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Are you new to the field of corporate citizenship or work with CSR and sustainability colleagues and are seeking a better understanding of the industry? This introductory course to the field of corporate citizenship will translate the complex concepts, ideas, and language of corporate citizen¬ship into practical and useful models and tools. This three-day course will provide participants with an overview of corporate citizenship trends.

Join Us and Learn:
  • How to assess the fundamental principles and scope of corporate citizenship and the changing role of business in society.
  • Leading practices for aligning, developing, and implementing corporate citizenship through the use of strategy. 
  • The key aspects and differences between essential reporting and standard frameworks including ISO, GRI, SASB, and CDP.
  • How to address key audiences and leadership with concise, consistent messages.
  • How to begin assessing programs and ensure desired outcomes and impacts.

60% of executives say corporate citizenship is a large part of their business strategy.*
* Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship. (2014). The State of Corporate Citizenship 2014. Boston: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.

This Course is for:

  • This program is designed for professionals with corporate citizenship responsibilities with introductory or no knowledge of the corporate citizenship industry.
  • Individuals from other functional areas such as public and government affairs, public relations, marketing and communications – who have direct contact with key company stakeholders and/or who work closely with their company's community involvement function – will also benefit from this program.

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Upon completion of this course, you will receive the following professional credentials:

  • 5 units will be applied to a Certificate of Practice in Corporate Citizenship. It is an elective course.
  • 16 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.


  • Member: $2130.00
  • Non-Member: $2900.00

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