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Agenda | 2018 Corporate Citizenship Conference

Please watch this space for the 2019 conference agenda and see the 2018 agenda below, which took place on April 8-10.

Each year, attendees can expect the packed agenda to include:

Working Breakout Sessions 20+ educational breakout sessions focused on CSR trends, insights, and best practices.

Inspiring Stories of Impact Seven general sessions featuring keynote speakers from leading companies.

Dynamic Networking Multiple receptions, industry summits, an exercise class, and an onsite volunteer event.

AGENDA | 2018 INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP CONFERENCE

SUNDAY | APRIL 8, 2018

Noon - 8:00 p.m. Conference registration desk open
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Networking Summits for Conference Newcomers and Collaborators (by invitation only)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception hosted by Altria
6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Conference Welcome Dinner
6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. General Session I | Expanding our philanthropic focus on community resilience & Film Festival Award Ceremony hosted by Wells Fargo

MONDAY | APRIL 9, 2018

6:00 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. Corporate Fitizens Sunrise Yoga hosted by Reebok
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Conference registration desk open
7:15 - 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast with Idea Exchange CSR Topic Conversations
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. General Session II | Taking the long view to advance corporate citizenship | hosted by Travelers
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break hosted by Gallagher
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. On-site Volunteer Project | hosted by The Walt Disney Company
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions I:

  • Advancing diversity and inclusion through strategic corporate citizenship
  • Corporate citizenship connection to reputation and brand  
  • Data philanthropy: Make an impact in the community and beyond with the information you already have
  • Resilience, Responsibility, Results
  • The circular economy: What is it and how could you apply the concepts?
  • When disasters strike: Practical ways to multiply your company‚Äôs impact when it matters most
  • Your company's story is out there, make sure you are the one telling it
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: Datamaran - Leveraging AI to Overcome Materiality Grief
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: CSRHub
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Networking Luncheon
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. General Session III | Building blocks of corporate responsibility success: How programs strengthen communities and your workforce | hosted by EY
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions II:

  • Connecting E, S, & G to achieve results
  • Aligning your corporate responsibility strategy with your purpose, brand, and values
  • Internal collaboration is key to corporate citizenship & business success
  • Leveraging CSR reporting as a management tool
  • Pro bono and skills-based programs: Unleash your employee passions and expertise to create business and social value
  • Promoting diversity, fostering inclusion for all
  • Speed dating and breaking up: Assessing your corporate citizenship partnerships from start to finish
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: CSRHub - Benchmark, Evaluate, and Improve Company Sustainability Performance
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: Datamaran
3:15 - 4:30 p.m. General Session IV | From small changes to seismic shifts: The trends in corporate citizenship that will shape our business' future | hosted by ArcelorMittal
5:00- 6:00 p.m Cocktail Reception hosted by TJX
6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Networking Dinner
6:45 - 7:45 p.m. General Session V | Finding and promoting your brand's social purpose | hosted by BBVA Compass

TUESDAY | APRIL 10, 2018

6:00 - 6:45 a.m. Corporate Fitizens Sunrise Yoga hosted by Reebok
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Conference registration desk open
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. General Session VI | Set the bar high: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals | hosted by UPS
9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions III:

  • Aiming for impact: Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Disaster preparedness and relief: Effective strategies 
  • Leveraging your greatest asset: Your employees
  • Measure your way to major impact
  • Small corporate citizenship staff and budget? You're not alone. Use your network to help overcome limited resources 
  • Escape the roundabout: A data-driven path to partnerships
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: Datamaran
  • Benchmarking Vendor Demo: CSRHub
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Networking Break hosted by Gallagher
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m

Breakout Sessions IV:

  • A new frontier: How investors are using your reports
  • Creating intentional programs across partnerships
  • Gaining executive buy-in
  • Introduction to stakeholders and material issues
  • Trends in corporate giving
  • Using the corporate voice for gender equality
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. General Session VII | Who cares? Why you need more than passion to compel an organization and create action | hosted by Mary Kay