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Katherine V. Smith

Executive Director

Katherine is executive director of the Center for Corporate Citizenship, Boston College Carroll School of Management, and part-time faculty in the Carroll School of Management. As executive director, she oversees all of the Center's activities and strategic ventures.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Women in Aviation, Clean Energy, and More

Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Workforce Development, Corporate Giving, and more

Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Climate Change Investments, Volunteering for the SDGs, and More

Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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How all companies deliver impact globally

Even if your business operates primarily in a local context, you play a part in the global economy and its worldwide corporate citizenship challenges.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Climate Week, Most Powerful Women, and More

9/27/2019: Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: DJSI, Sustainable Investing Survey, and More

9/20/2019: Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Environmental Leaders, Exemplary Mentors, and More

9/13/2019: Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: September 6, 2019

9/6/2019: Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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The Corporation Redefined

We can add last week’s statement from Business Roundtable (BRT) to the growing list of signs that business is prioritizing increasingly a broader array of stakeholders.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: New Reports, Celebrating Volunteers, and More

Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Business Roundtable, CSR Influence Leaders, and More

Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world.

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Big data, big opportunities, big risks

Corporate citizenship professionals have a vital role to play in data security and privacy.

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The Corner Office: USAA CEO Stuart Parker on the value of corporate citizenship

In his leadership at USAA, Parker recognizes that business and corporate responsibility goals should serve a common purpose.

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A personal commitment: learning

Corporate citizenship professionals must constantly react to a changing field—which makes continuous learning part of the job description.

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The virtuous cycle of community involvement and employee engagement

Employee engagement is an essential driver of both community involvement and business success.

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New learning opportunities at the Center for Corporate Citizenship

We’re excited to announce several additions to our Executive Education calendar to support the ever-expanding work of corporate citizenship professionals.

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What leadership means for corporate citizenship

Today, a new kind of leader is emerging—one who leads from behind and within.

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Innovation for corporate citizenship: Creating a better business and a better world

Corporate citizenship professionals must be constant innovators, nimble and quick to react to a constantly changing landscape.

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How much progress have we made over the past 70 years in securing human rights?

The basic rights laid out by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights endure in corporate citizenship.

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Your resolution for 2019: Know more, do more, and achieve more

An overview of the resources we shared this year, which also present opportunities for corporate citizenship professionals in 2019.

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