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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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Take a moment to remember the day that changed us forever

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference or commemorate September 11th here are just a few ways our members are doing so this week and beyond

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Corporate citizenship requires vision and discipline

Moving corporate citizenship to the core of business will allow companies to generate innovations that provide solutions to social problems that align with firm capabilities and values.

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Positive stakeholder relationships build trust and business value

Positive stakeholder engagements are shown to have a positive effect on those directly engaged and on other groups of stakeholders who observe the engagement.

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Corporate citizenship success hinges on support from senior executives

To advance corporate citizenship programs you need the capability to translate goals in ways that resonate with your top executives

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An initial view of the GRI G4 Framework and what it means to you

The sustainability community gathered in Amsterdam last week for the GRI global conference and the rollout of the G4 version of the reporting framework.

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Conference highlighted variety of approaches to Designing Opportunity

At the 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference speakers highlighted that the most valuable opportunities require creativity, commitment, and the courage to try something new.

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Conference keynotes feature insightful, inspiring voices

A look into the 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference agenda, including presentations from Target, the Campbell Soup Company, Altria, Pitney Bowes Inc, and author Seth Godin.

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Internal partners play key role in bringing corporate citizenship vision to life

Linking citizenship activities to core business strategy can lead to a more engaged workforce, improved reputation, superior risk management and, ultimately a stronger financial performance.

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Korean business positioned to practice corporate citizenship the 'right' way

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Center survey reflects growth in importance of environmental concerns to business

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Exciting news and events coming soon from the Center

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Freedom from want

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Public policy and private investment – Global corporate citizens as agents and ambassadors

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Executives recognize value of corporate citizenship

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Take advantage of opportunity for feedback on GRI’s G4 framework

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Corporate citizenship requires demonstrations of courage and conscience

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Abundance of knowledge available to share

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Conference promises shared knowledge

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Sustainable productivity requires a long view

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A spirit of understanding in the season of giving

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