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Management PracticeWhat strategies and business practices are today’s companies using? How is the profession organized in these companies, and how has its structure evolved over the years? Here you will find information about how corporate citizenship is managed in leading companies.



Profile of the Practice
The Profile of the Practice 2013 is a signature research project of the Center for Corporate Citizenship that explores how the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) dimensions of business—corporate citizenship—are managed today, and how these practices have evolved since the last report in 2010. 

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Profile of the Professionals
The Profile of the Professionals 2013 looks at the job satisfaction, professional development, motivations, and compensation of people working in corporate citizenship roles. This year’s findings reflect the progress and pathways of those professionals working to advance corporate citizenship. This document is for members only; you must be logged in as a member to view it.

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Corporate citizenship driven by both strategy and values is most appealing to consumers
A study of consumer perceptions of company motives for corporate citizenship reveals that when efforts are perceived as something the company wants to do, rather than something it is pressured to do, consumer response is the most positive. Researchers also found that corporate citizenship perceived as responsive to stakeholders without a link to business strategy, was not perceived positively.

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Corporate Citizenship Facts and Figures: Reporting & Communications
Facts and figures about Reporting & Communications for corporate citizenship from 2010 - 2013.

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Measured approach contributes to corporate citizenship success
Christine Madigan of New Balance discusses the latest sustainability measurement tool, called the Higg Index, released by Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an industry-wide group of leading apparel and footwear brand owners, manufacturers, NGOs, academic experts and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Through discussion about this new tool, Madigan lists some critical ingredients that she believes are necessary for corporate responsibility initiatives to be successful. 

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Securing Supoort From the Top,The Corporate Citizen, Vol 10
In this article from the 2014 Winter edition of the Corporate Citizen Magazine, FedEx, talks about corporate citizenship departments who successfully engage executive participation and leadership are able to go further, faster.

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Webinar: Where should you invest? Assessing and Meeting Community Needs
Watch this one hour webinar and discover HOW to find the sweet spot that will provide ROI for your investment of time and treasure and create the most impact for the community you care about. This video is for members only; you must be logged in as a member to view it.

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Webinar: Focus and Flexibility - The strategy of yes and no
Confidence in your strategy and direction is a key part of making the difficult choices in your citizenship portfolio, whether you choose to focus your efforts more narrowly, or allow more flexibility. In this one hour webinar learn how member companies manage the decisions, execution, benefits, and consequences of sticking with your individual strategy.

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