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Issue Briefs

These resources exclusive to members of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship are compilations of the most frequently asked questions from our member community of sustainability professionals. Use these brief downloads of best practices and company examples on a variety of essential topics—from corporate giving to making the business case for CSR—to Know More, Do More, and Achieve More in corporate citizenship.

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Stakeholder Engagement Learn to engage with both internal and external audiences, so that you can fully understand your company's ESG impacts and prioritize the most important issues.

Diversity & Inclusion Implement programs that not only achieve the business benefits that are associated with diverse employee populations, but also effect positive social change.

The Business Case for Environmental Sustainability Apply the capabilities of your business to preserving the natural capital and social infrastructure required for the environment, society, and the economy to thrive.

Corporate Foundations: Funding, Staffing, and Governance FAQs Best practices from our member community for executing corporate giving strategies and leveraging philanthropy to distribute charitable dollars to nonprofit organizations.

Cause Marketing and Corporate Citizenship Learn communications strategies that raise proceeds for nonprofit causes, connect brands to nonprofit organizations, improve reputation—and when successful—drive sales.

Comparing Corporate Giving Structures Learn best practices from leading companies in the giving and philanthropy space - from fundraising costs to strategic partnerships with nonprofits.

How to Effectively Engage Employees How to engage employees in your CSR activities, resulting in greater productivity, improved reputation, increased employee retention, and lower cost of recruiting.

Trends in Workplace Giving The latest best practices for your giving programs, from running a corporate foundation, philanthropy, employee contributions and grants, to matching gifts.

Making the Business Case for Corporate Citizenship In multiple empirical studies, investments in CSR prove to not only bring ROI and value to the bottom line—but also more meaningful social impact.

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