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Working Caregivers: How Companies Support Employees with At-Home Roles

Nearly one-quarter of U.S. adults now split their time between full-time work and at-home caregiving responsibilities, effectively "pulling double duty." Why is it so important that companies look for ways to support these parents, grandparents, and caregivers? This post outlines the whys, hows, and examples of employer support for working parents/caregivers.

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Companies Supporting Financial Literacy & Financial Wellness

April is Financial Literacy Month—the perfect time to profile BCCCC member companies who are working to support financial literacy and financial wellness among their stakeholders. What can your company learn from these examples?

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The 2024 Innovation Awards Winners

Corporate citizens from BCCCC’s advisory boards acted as judges in evaluating dozens of competitive submissions from companies around the world. They reviewed each submission for its program design and creativity, tangible outcomes, disruption potential, and overall corporate citizenship.

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Closing Thoughts from #BCConf24

Aaaaaaaand, that's a wrap! As we close the books on Memphis and look ahead to #BCConf25 in National Harbor, here's a look at all the incredible content Day Three provided.

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The Power of Partnership: Achieving More When We Work Together

On Day Two of #BCConf, attendees heard from FedEx and Travelers, alongside their corporate social responsibility partners. They also enjoyed a variety of breakout sessions, case studies, and workshops.

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Building on Legacy and Building Our Future

The afternoon of Day Two at #BCConf brought more opportunities for CSR professionals to customize their conference experience. Attendees also heard from Bank of America and partners, followed by the president of the National Civil Rights Museum.

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Coming Together as ONE at #BCConf24

If you couldn't make it to Memphis, or if you want to follow along from the event, here's a quick recap of what happened on Day One of the 2024 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, including this year's Innovation Award winners...

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Skills-Based Volunteering & Pro Bono Services in 2024: Company Insights & Examples

What is skills-based volunteering (SBV)? How does it differ from pro bono services? This post offers company examples, SBV benefits, tips on measuring impact, tools for managing SBV programs, and much more...

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SEC Final Rule on Corporate Climate Disclosure: An Overview of New Reporting Requirements

The SEC just approved a final rule on corporate climate disclosure that companies have been anticipating for several years. This post offers a breakdown of what’s involved, who it affects, and how this new requirement fits into the ever-evolving context of ESG reporting regulations in the U.S. and abroad.

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Companies with Supplier Diversity Programs Talk Purpose, Strategy

Companies with supplier diversity programs answer all your questions on finding and vetting diverse suppliers, making the business case for inclusive procurement, setting program goals, building lasting relationships, measuring social impact, and more...

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Mentoring in the Workplace: Program Examples & Best Practices

Mentoring in the workplace is becoming an increasingly popular tool for attracting and retaining top talent, including diverse talent and the next generation of workers. Read this overview of mentoring program models, best practices, benefits to the different parties involved, and ideas for measuring impact.

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Success Stories in Community Involvement

A roundup of community involvement initiatives from companies large and small. Plus some news on open roles, promotions, and professional development opportunities happening in the world of corporate social responsibility.

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Companies Respond to Israel/Hamas War

A roundup of corporate responses, company and CEO statements regarding the Hamas attacks on Israel in October 2023. This list will be updated.

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Investing in Kids and Their Communities

A big part of creating an equitable, sustainable future starts with focusing on the smallest stakeholders: kids. Read some examples of how companies are gearing CSR efforts toward healthy kids and their communities.

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Business Resource Groups and Green Teams on the Job

See what business resource groups and green teams from companies around the world are up to this season, and learn more about different types of ERGs/BRGs, including the growing demand for parent/caregiver groups.

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SDG 2: Zero Hunger | Companies Fighting Hunger & Food Insecurity

Sustainable Development Goal 2 aims to create a world free of hunger by 2030. Here's how some community-conscious companies are working to fight food insecurity, especially amidst economic and supply chain challenges.

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Spotlight on Black Business Month

In honor of Black Business Month, enjoy this roundup of CSR examples: companies supporting Black-owned businesses and Black entrepreneurs, making invaluable contributions to the American economy.

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The CSRD: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

A simple overview of the EU's CSRD for corporate sustainability reporting. With answers to questions like: What is the CSRD? Which companies (in the U.S. and abroad) must comply with EU sustainability reporting standards? When and how?

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Companies Supporting Students and Engaging Summer Interns

Companies in our corporate citizenship community support all different types of student-centered programs, from K-12 initiatives to college scholarships and career readiness programs. Many are also working hard to engage their summer interns.

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Prioritizing Employee Wellness and Well-Being

June is Professional Wellness Month and the last week of June represents World Well-being Week. This post rounds up a variety of employee wellness and well-being programs, including initiatives aimed at physical wellness, emotional wellness, financial wellness, social and professional wellness.

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