Skip to main content

Search Corporate Citizenship Resource Library

Type an inquiry into the search bar below to access our Resource Library archives. Click "Search" to browse research organized by type, including:

  • Research Reports
  • Magazine Articles from The Corporate Citizen
  • Webinars
  • Research Briefs
  • Regulatory Radar

SEARCH CENTER RESOURCES HERE:

Stay in Touch

Receive regular updates and research from the field of corporate citizenship. Subscribe

BROWSE RESOURCES BY TYPE:

Research Reports

ProfileoftheProfessionals-WebCover

Profile of the Professionals

The Profile of the Professionals is a research project of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship that examines the roles,responsibilities, development, and compensation of those practicing corporate citizenship.

StateofCorporateCitizenship2017

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.

DiversityandInclusion2016

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.

CommunityInvolvement-2015

Community Involvement Study

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.

View all reports

Members have access to full-length reports. View all reports

The Corporate Citizen Magazine

TheCorporateCitizen-Issue24-Cover

The Corporate Citizen: Issue 24

SCAN, ANALYZE, EXPERIMENT, EVOLVE: Hear from companies who have scanned their horizons, analyzed their circumstances, experimented with their programs, and evolved into corporate citizenship leaders.

CorporateCitizen-Issue23-Cover

The Corporate Citizen: Issue 23

RESILIENCE, RESPONSIBILITY, RESULTS: In this issue of The Corporate Citizen, you’ll hear from companies that have cultivated resilience by taking a longer view in their corporate social responsibility strategies, by refusing to see impediments to progress as obstacles and viewing them rather as CSR challenges to be overcome, and by maintaining tenacious optimism about what is possible.

Cover-Issue22

The Corporate Citizen: Issue 22

GOALS BEYOND "BETTER": As corporate citizenship professionals, when we're designing our vision for a more sustainable future—and developing the programs to achieve it—we need to move beyond "better," and really start to describe specific ESG goals that will deliver tangible, measurable progress toward that vision.

TabletwithHead

The Corporate Citizen: Issue 21

CAREER AND LEARNING ISSUE: Learn how leading companies are learning from their previous corporate citizenship efforts to drive their future work.

View all magazine articles

View issue archive

On-Demand Webinars

Research Highlights: Profile of the Professionals 2018

WEBINAR: Want to know how your company’s corporate citizenship department stacks up against others in the industry? Thinking about transitioning to a career in corporate social responsibility? This webinar will answer these questions by diving deeper into the findings of the Profile of the Professionals 2018 report.

2018 Conference Reboot: Using the corporate voice for gender equality

WEBINAR: Revisit the popular breakout session from this year's conference. Hear about how Adobe and Ally Financial are leveraging both corporate citizenship programs and other initiatives to advance gender equality.

STEM education: A corporate and community imperative

WEBINAR: Hear from companies about the case for STEM programs, how they measure success, and what the future holds for the STEM talent pipeline in this country.

RESILIENCE: Long-term sustainability for companies and communities

WEBINAR: Corporate citizenship can play a role in helping companies survive and thrive. Join us this month to hear from companies as they describe passing through disruptions, leading through change and changing contexts, and creating fail-safes to ensure the success of their business and community.

View all webinars

Members have access to the entire webinar archive. View all webinars

Research Briefs

ResearchBrief_1483653945_144

Policies to increase work-life balance programs for employees can increase customer satisfaction

RESEARCH BRIEF - Work-life support practices (work schedule flexibility, remote work, dependent care, etc.) improve employee engagement and increase customer satisfaction.

ResearchBrief_1483653945_144

Increasing gender diversity on boards and executive teams

RESEARCH BRIEF - Adding women to the board leads to more women at the executive level, and vice versa.

ResearchBrief_1483653945_144

Following financial misconduct, nonprofit board service can help improve corporate reputation

RESEARCH BRIEF - Following financial misconduct, executives are likely to forge new ties with foundation boards, which results in more positive media attention.

ResearchBrief_1483653945_144

Increase employee giving through matching gifts and competition

RESEARCH BRIEF - To increase donations to corporate giving campaigns, companies should integrate matching gifts programs and group competition. Individuals gave in greater amounts when matching gifts were offered, and gave even more when engaged in group competition.

View all Research Briefs

This is a member-only resource. View Research Briefs

Regulatory Radar

RegulatoryRadar_1483654998_radar

California requiring solar panels on new homes

REGULATORY RADAR - On May 9, 2018, California became the first state to require all new homes to have solar panels. The California Energy Commission passed the measure with a 5-0 vote.

RegulatoryRadar_1483654998_radar

New Zealand bans future offshore oil exploration

REGULATORY RADAR - On April 12, 2018, the New Zealand government announced that it would no longer grant permits for offshore oil and gas exploration. The ban will apply to new permits and won’t affect the 22 permits that were previously granted.

RegulatoryRadar_1483654998_radar

European Union enhances cyber security

REGULATORY RADAR - On May 10, 2018, the directive on the security of Networks and Information Systems (known as the NIS Directive) was put into effect by the European Union (EU). The directive focuses on ensuring that information systems used to process data, control infrastructure, and to transmit information are secured against cyber-attacks.

RegulatoryRadar_1483654998_radar

Ontario passes pay transparency bill

REGULATORY RADAR -The government of Ontario has passed legislation that establishes the disclosure of compensation of employees and prospective employees. The bill, the Pay Transparency Act of 2018, was passed on May 2, 2018.

View all Regulatory Radar

This is a member-only resource. View Regulatory Radar