Skip to main content

2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference Highlights

At the 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference on April 28-30 in Dallas, TX, more than 600 attendees joined the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship—along with convening sponsor Mary Kay—to connect with expert colleagues. While we were together, we learned practical strategies for deepening engagement, discovered tactics to unleash the full power of teams by connecting them with unique purpose, and were inspired to set and achieve ambitious goals in community involvement, environmental sustainability, and more.

SAVE THE DATE for the 2020 Conference in San Francisco, CA on March 30 - April 1, hosted by convening sponsor FedEx!

2019 Daily Conference Recaps

REG-3

2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference Recap Day 1: Lessons learned and how to share them

The annual event for corporate citizenship professionals kicked off in Dallas with the presentation of the 11th annual Film Festival awards.

Lucy-1

2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference Morning Recap Day 2: The life-changing impact of effective programs

The morning’s sessions brought insights about the business case for community involvement, what makes a successful CSR program, and initiatives to improve the STEM talent pipeline.

GS-17

2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference Evening Recap Day 2: Making progress on pressing issues

The final hours of the day delivered lessons learned from companies engaged in corporate citizenship efforts that have strong ties to a sustainable business purpose.

Day3-22

2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference Recap Day 3: Aligning people with purpose to create progress

Attendees spent the final day of the Conference learning about engaging employees using corporate citizenship initiatives to promote mastery, autonomy, and purpose.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Sign up to receive updates from the Center. SUBSCRIBE

2018 General Session Videos

2019-film-festival-winners

2019 Film Festival Award Ceremony

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | The 2019 Festival received more than 60 submissions from across the world. The winners were honored at a formal ceremony at the 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference in Dallas, TX, on April 28.

2019-BBVA-GS

BBVA Compass: From unacceptable results to an award-winning program

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | BBVA Compass Director of Communications and Responsible Business Reymundo Ocañas shared the the path the team took to achieve award-winning recognition after more challenging beginnings.

2019-Remarks

2019 Welcome Remarks

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Executive Director Katherine V. Smith delivered welcome remarks.

2019-MaryKay-GS

Mary Kay: It’s not just CSR: It’s personal—How Mary Kay took its cornerstone grants program and is turning it into an inspiring citizenship effort

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Mary Kay Chief Scientific Officer Lucy Gildea as she shared Mary Kay’s strategy shift to take its cornerstone grants programs to an inspiring citizenship effort.

2019-TI-GS

Texas Instruments: Engineering the future: The case for investing in STEM education

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Rich with insights from experts from both the public and private sector, this session served as inspiration for and a practical example of how a company can better its communities while investing in its talent pipeline.

2019-USAA-GS

USAA: Serving Those Who Serve

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | During this session, USAA, a San Antonio-based financial services company, shared insights about how strengthening military families is consistent with your company’s mission, values, existing corporate commitments and community-based priorities.

2019-LM-GS

Liberty Mutual: Every house needs a solid foundation

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | How does a corporation get engaged in a difficult cause and make a significant impact? Five years ago, Liberty Mutual’s philanthropy team started hearing uncomfortable and raw stories of young people experiencing homelessness, uncovering a hidden and misunderstood issue.

2019-UPS-GS (2)

UPS: Making your disaster philanthropy and engagement more strategic

VIDEO: 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | UPS illustrated where companies can make a critical difference and how companies are using their unique super powers to enhance resilience, response, and recovery.

Breakout Session Slides

Presentation Slides: Looking forward to the future of community involvement

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | The discussion included a deep dive into the Center’s 2019 Community Involvement Study, a research report that has examined the field since 1995.

Presentation Slides: Making the most of your network: How to build and nurture a community of colleagues who will drive corporate citizenship success across the organization

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | This session illustrated how to convert agnostics and detractors into ambassadors.

Presentation Slides: Storytelling and statistics: How to paint a vivid picture of success

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | This session took a deep dive into how you can select, integrate, and communicate important facts through compelling story-telling—so you can paint a powerful picture of sustainable success.

Presentation Slides: The power of all the people: Inclusion and diversity

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | CSR leaders shared how they’ve moved their companies beyond counting differences to embracing the different contributions of every mind.

Presentation Slides: Alliance Data Case Study: Data for Good: Maximizing Impact through Data-Driven Nonprofit Partnerships

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | This session presented dynamic data-driven tools that are sharpening the return-on-investment.

Presentation Slides: EY | Mentoring to engage employees and empower youth: Celebrating ten years of College MAP

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | EY explored how private-sector mentoring changes young lives, creates value in communities and fosters career development for employees.

Presentation Slides: Toyota | How to deliver both business and social value

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | Toyota shared how they designed a comprehensive approach to their CSR investments, aligning their own business objectives with the needs of the community to achieve sustainable progress.

Presentation Slides: Vanguard | Community evolution: From good intentions to strategic alignment

2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference | This case study gave actionable tools to discover where you are along the evolution continuum and help move your company along the journey to strategic alignment.

2019 Conference Image Gallery

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Sign up to receive updates from the Center. SUBSCRIBE