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Agenda | Corporate Citizenship Conference

"This conference is really well aligned with where we are with our CSR efforts."

-Diversity, Inclusion & Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

Please check back often as we update the 2018 agenda with new speakers, breakout sessions, and networking events.

REGISTER NOW to secure the best rate! This year, the conference agenda includes:

Working Breakout Sessions

20+ educational breakout sessions focused on CSR trends, insights, and best practices.

Inspiring Stories of Impact

Seven general sessions featuring keynote speakers from leading companies.

Dynamic Networking

Multiple receptions, industry summits, an exercise class, and an onsite volunteer event.


You may also read full descriptions of GENERAL SESSIONS and BREAKOUT SESSIONS

SUNDAY | APRIL 8, 2018

12:00 p.m. Conference registration desk opens
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Networking Summits for Conference Newcomers and Collaborators (by invitation only)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception hosted by Altria
6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Conference Welcome Dinner
6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. General Session I | Expanding our philanthropic focus on community resilience & Film Festival Award Ceremony hosted by Wells Fargo

MONDAY | APRIL 9, 2018

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Corporate Fitizens exercise activity hosted by Reebok
7:00 a.m. Conference registration desk opens
7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Networking Breakfast with Idea Exchange CSR Topic Conversations
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. General Session II | Taking the long view to advance corporate citizenshiphosted by Travelers
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break hosted by Gallagher
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. On-site Volunteer Project | hosted by The Walt Disney Company
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions I:

  • Advancing diversity and inclusion through strategic corporate citizenship
  • Corporate citizenship connection to reputation and brand  
  • Data philanthropy: Make an impact in the community and beyond with the information you already have
  • Resilience, responsibility, results
  • The circular economy: What is it and how could you apply the concepts?
  • When disasters strike: Practical ways to multiply your company‚Äôs impact when it matters most
  • Your company's story is out there, make sure you are the one telling it
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: Datamaran
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Networking Luncheon
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. General Session III | Making decisions that make a difference: How to create programs that strengthen communities and your workforcehosted by EY
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions II:

  • Connecting E, S, & G to achieve results
  • Elevating corporate citizenship to reinforce your company's values
  • Internal collaboration is key to corporate citizenship & business success
  • Leveraging CSR reporting as a management tool
  • Pro bono and skills-based programs: Unleash your employee passions and expertise to create business and social value
  • Promoting diversity, fostering inclusion for all
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. General Session IV | From small changes to seismic shifts: The trends in corporate citizenship that will shape our business' futurehosted by ArcelorMittal
5:00- 6:00 p.m Cocktail Reception hosted by TJX
6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Networking Dinner
6:45 - 7:45 p.m. General Session V | Finding and promoting your brand's social purposehosted by BBVA Compass

TUESDAY | APRIL 10, 2018

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Corporate Fitizens exercise activity hosted by Reebok
7:00 a.m. Conference registration desk opens
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. General Session VI | Set the bar high: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goalshosted by UPS
9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions III:

  • Aiming for impact: Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Disaster preparedness and relief: Effective strategies 
  • Leveraging your greatest asset: Your employees
  • Measure your way to major impact
  • Small corporate citizenship staff and budget? You're not alone. Use your network to help overcome limited resources 
  • Workplace productivity and ethics: Building integrity
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Networking Break hosted by Gallagher
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m

Breakout Sessions IV:

  • A new frontier: How investors are using your reports
  • Creating intentional programs across partnerships
  • Gaining executive buy-in
  • Stand up for human rights
  • Trends in corporate giving
  • Using the corporate voice for gender equality
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. General Session VII | Who cares? Why you need more than passion to compel an organization and create actionhosted by Mary Kay

All sessions and events will be held at the The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA.

Join us in Los Angeles, CA on April 8-10, 2018.

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