At the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, we combine the most valuable aspects of a professional community and the resources of a leading academic institution to provide you with the insights to advance your important work. Our reports integrate the perspectives and experience of some of the leading corporate citizenship professionals in the field today with empirical research and management best practices to help you align your CSR objectives and business goals.
Corporate Citizenship Research Reports
State of Corporate Citizenship
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.
Sustainability Technology Vendor Report
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.
Community Involvement Technology Vendor Report
A strategically managed community involvement program can deliver significant value to both the business and society. As community involvement programs grow and mature, they can become more complicated and difficult to manage.
Diversity and Inclusion and Corporate Citizenship
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.
Community Involvement Study
Conducted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, this research project explores how companies are investing in corporate giving and employee volunteering and how these community involvement efforts connect to overall business success.
Profile of the Practice
The Profile of the Practice is a research project of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship that explores how companies are executing corporate citizenship strategies, and how these practices have evolved to best address social and environmental issues while delivering business value.
Value of Sustainability Reporting
This comprehensive survey covers various aspects of an organization’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting, and includes the cost and benefits of reporting as well as making connections to financial performance.
Profile of the Professionals
The Profile of the Professionals is a research project of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship that examines job satisfaction, professional development, motivations, and compensation of corporate citizenship professionals.