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2018 Corporate Citizenship Conference Highlights

Leading companies are demonstrating resilience and corporate responsibility to achieve results. They are advocating for environmental, social, and governance action at an unprecedented scale—and in doing so are investing now in what will make them stronger later. 

At the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, 600 CSR leaders joined the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship—along with convening sponsor Travelers—to explore how strong corporate social responsibility programs can ensure a sustainable and prosperous future while delivering strong returns now.

SAVE THE DATE for the 2018 Conference in Dallas, TX on April 28-30, hosted by convening sponsor Mary Kay!

2018 General Session Videos

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UPS: Set the bar high: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

VIDEO: 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | To address global challenges such as climate change, poverty, and access to education, the SDGs give companies the opportunity to work with public and private partners to drive meaningful change.

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Wells Fargo: Expanding our philanthropic focus on community resilience

VIDEO: 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | To kick of this year’s Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, leaders at Wells Fargo will share how they are helping communities create stories for years to come by investing now.

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EY: Building blocks of corporate responsibility success: How programs strengthen communities and your workforce

VIDEO: 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | The panel deep dives into ways you can develop community engagement programs that create social impact, develop business skills, and engage your people.

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Travelers: Taking the long view to advance corporate citizenship

VIDEO: 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | In this session, learn how you can deliver a long-term approach to community and company sustainability by defining risk in both conventional and unconventional ways.

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ArcelorMittal: From small changes to seismic shifts: The trends in corporate citizenship that will shape our business' future

VIDEO: 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | How CSR professionals can prepare themselves and their companies to respond to the changing global context.

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BBVA Compass: Finding and promoting your brand's social purpose

VIDEO: 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | BBVA Compass recently rewrote the bank's playbook on corporate responsibility and community investment, and now are sharing what they learned to help CSR professionals align their strategies with their brand promises.

Breakout Session Slides

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Presentation Slides: Introduction to stakeholders and material issues

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | In this workshop, we explore steps to identify your key stakeholders and prioritize your—and their—top issues.

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Presentation Slides: Disaster preparedness and relief: Effective strategies

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | How companies have developed short and long-term strategies that prepare them to help communities in need.

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Presentation Slides: Aiming for impact: Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Advice from corporate citizenship professionals who have modified existing initiatives and created new programs to meet these goals.

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Presentation Slides: Speed dating and breaking up: Assessing your corporate citizenship partnerships from start to finish

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Learn the tools to assess, exit, and ultimately improve your nonprofit partnerships portfolio.

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Presentation Slides: Advancing diversity and inclusion through strategic corporate citizenship

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Learn the tools to assess, exit, and ultimately improve your nonprofit partnerships portfolio.

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Presentation Slides: Measure your way to major impact

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Introduction to the logic model and how to apply it to your corporate citizenship programs to show impact.

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Presentation Slides: The circular economy: What is it and how could you apply the concepts?

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Learn about the innovative ways companies have optimized their resource use, and minimized their risks in the process.

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Presentation Slides: Trends in corporate giving

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | How to maximize your philanthropic investments, including open campaigns, team-driven giving, and more.

Case Study Session Slides

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JLL: Escape the roundabout: A data-driven path to partnerships

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | This session addresses the correlation between where and how we work and the opportunities we have to promote ethical cultures by adopting best practices.

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Samsung: Creating intentional programs across partnerships

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Samsung on their collaborative effort to develop programs that intentionally intersect the expertise of nonprofit partners to create unique, niche experiences tailored to address the needs of others.

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USAA: Aligning your corporate responsibility strategy with your purpose, brand, and values

2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Learn how USAA transformed its corporate citizenship approach to reinforce the authenticity of its mission and make an impact on issues prioritized by the company and its key stakeholders.

2018 Conference Image Gallery

Save the Date

April 28-30 2019 | Dallas, TX Convening Sponsor: Mary Kay

March 30-April 1, 2020 | San Francisco Convening Sponsor: FedEx

2021 | Washington, DC Convening Sponsor: Wells Fargo