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Corporate Citzenship Perspectives


Innovating for Economic Mobility

Ally Financial, a leading digital financial services company, structures its corporate citizenship efforts so that they align with its overall business purpose and makes the best use of its unique resources to help improve economic mobility for all.

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Join us for the Accelerated Certificate Summit

The Accelerated Certificate Summit—being offered from January 14 to January 18 in San Diego, CA—is a week-long hybrid learning experience that dives deep into CSR best practices and connects core skills with elective courses most relevant to corporate citizenship practitioners’ work.

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Demystifying corporate citizenship rankings and indices

Which CSR and sustainability rankings should you prioritize? The answer depends on your company's strengths, weaknesses, goals, and peers.

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A strategic approach to public policy engagement

A case study from Microsoft on how companies can become more active in policy and political issues—from education, to immigration, to human rights.

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Partnering across lines of business to achieve CSR goals

Learn about the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s Profile of the Professionals 2018, which presents norms and trends in corporate citizenship departments across the country.

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Scan, analyze, experiment, and evolve for corporate citizenship success

As corporate citizenship leaders, we should cultivate four important behaviors to develop resilience.

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Harnessing employee skills to improve financial literacy in youth

Vanguard has developed a number of initiatives to achieve its objective of supporting and educating children, including the My Classroom Economy program.

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Achieving compensation equality in the workplace

The merits of diverse and inclusive workforces are well-documented. The Center provides resources to help you create inclusive environments that recognize and reward your employees equally.

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Corporate Citizenship Conference Recap Day 3: Resilient, Responsible Leaders Driving Results

The final day of the event was rich with inspiration and ideas, as attendees learned from a wide array of CSR experts, solidified connections during networking events, and were introduced to next year’s Conference location.

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Corporate Citizenship Conference Evening Recap Day 2: Future Focus and the Power of Purpose

By the end of the first full day of the event, attendees had participated in panel discussions, workshops, case studies, networking events, and four inspiring keynote sessions.

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Corporate Citizenship Conference Morning Recap Day 2: Investing Today for a Stronger Tomorrow

Attendees came together for dynamic keynotes, deep-diving breakout sessions, and collaborative networking opportunities to share how they leverage responsibility to strengthen resilience and achieve results.

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2018 Corporate Citizenship Conference Recap Day 1: Building Better Together

Hundreds of CSR professionals traveled to Los Angeles to kick off an event dedicated to helping corporate citizenship professionals strengthen the connections between resilience, responsibility, and results.

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2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference Begins Today in Los Angeles

This week, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship will gather CSR leaders from around the world for two and a half days of learning, sharing, and growing.

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Environmental insights: Trends in Sustainable Business study

The Center's Trends in Sustainable Business study is a guide to help you address the environmental impacts in your operations—and at your own events.

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Emphasizing both process and product to achieve sustainability goals

In 2014, the team at ArcelorMittal completed a thorough and strategic materiality process, which laid the groundwork for the creation of a sustainable development framework.

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Resilience and other lessons social impact leaders can learn from Olympians

Olympians have a commitment and mindset that can teach us essential lessons for how we, as corporate citizenship professionals, must approach our work every day.

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10th Annual Film Festival | Finalists Announced

Announcing the finalists of the 10th annual Corporate Citizenship Film Festival.

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Maintaining resilience through change: Notes from the field from a CSR leader 

Marlene Ibsen, Vice President of Community Relations at Travelers, shares the importance of effective strategy development during times of organizational change.

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New Research on Corporate Citizenship Careers: Profile of the Professionals 2018

Profile of the Professionals is a research project examining the roles, responsibilities, development, and compensation of corporate citizenship professionals.

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Long-term sustainability for resilience and results

A growing number of companies are setting ambitious goals that aim to increase long-term sustainability including The Dow Chemical Company and DanoneWave.

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