The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship develops, curates, and distributes comprehensive research to provide insights and expertise to support your corporate citizenship decision making in our dynamic business landscape. From in-depth case studies of leading company CSR efforts to summaries of the latest news and regulations, we offer you the information necessary to help you drive progress in your business and communities.
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Corporate Citizenship Topics
Corporate citizenship refers to how a company exercises its rights, responsibilities, obligations, and privileges within our local and global societies.
Community Involvement includes in-kind and financial donations, employee volunteer days, or enduring partnerships that have the power to bring positive, measurable change to both your company and the communities in which you operate.
An organizational sustainability report discloses environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. By disclosing ESG goals and creating progress towards them, companies can improve reputation and build consumer confidence.
Responsible corporate leadership is an imperative for companies hoping to maximize both business and social returns from CSR initiatives—and it requires involvement from individuals at all levels of a company.
The State of Corporate Citizenship is a research project of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship that examines how executives view corporate citizenship and their firms' performance in the environmental, social, and governance dimensions of business.
Today’s companies face substantial pressure from stakeholders to monitor and report on a variety of environmental metrics. The benefits are clear, as successfully managing a company’s environmental footprint can help reduce costs, improve image, and identify potential risks to operations.
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace is increasingly becoming a corporate citizenship and business imperative for all industries. This report finds that companies that work to attract diverse talent that is developed and supported through thoughtful inclusion efforts are rewarded with increased performance.
Conducted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, this research project explores how companies are investing in corporate foundation giving and employee volunteering and how these community involvement efforts connect to overall business success.
Delivered twice monthly via email, Research Briefs is a digital summary of recent or seminal research from corporate practice and academic study, offering knowledge and tools you can apply directly to your work.
This monthly briefing on emerging regulatory issues keeps you apprised of the actions that may impact your corporate citizenship efforts. Each edition includes summaries of and links to the latest items we’ve added to our Resource Library.
CSR news you can use: Stay on top of important corporate citizenship issues with this curated weekly email newsletter available exclusively to members of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.