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Delivered quarterly, The Corporate Citizen is the largest circulation magazine focused on corporate citizenship—offering industry practitioners an in-depth look into the programs and trends that are shaping the future of the field.

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Corporate Citizenship

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Big Data, Big Opportunities, Big Risks

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2020: Corporate citizenship professionals have a vital role to play in data protection.


Successful Collaboration with Investor Relations

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2020: In the coming years, corporate citizenship and investor relations roles are poised to become close collaborators.


Career Path

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | FALL 2019: Five corporate citizenship professionals share lessons learned and the benefits of continuous learning.


The Corporate Citizen: Issue 30

MAJOR IMPACT: ASSEMBLY REQUIRED - Corporate citizenship professionals can connect and mobilize their stakeholders to accelerate business growth and social impact.

Engaging Employees

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Building an Inclusive Talent Pipeline

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2020: WarnerMedia and Maritz differentiate themselves by making their workplaces more inclusive.


Redefining Employee Well-being

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2019: An exploration of two leading companies’ employee wellness programs, which have encouraged both the attraction and retention of top talent.


The Power of All of the People

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | Fall 2017: Diversity and inclusion efforts have come to the forefront of corporate citizenship as companies not only seek to achieve the business benefits but also work to effect positive social change to ensure the future growth of both the national and global economy.


Narrow Focus, Major Results

By Focusing their corporate citizenship efforts on the issues closely related to their employees' unique qualities and skills, two companies are driving progress.

Community Involvement

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The Link between Data and Citizenship

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2020: Teradata and TransUnion use their core business capabilities to support nonprofits, engage their employees to do social good, and educate and empower consumers.


The Corporate Citizen: Issue 32

EXPLORE NEW PERSPECTIVES - Resilient companies have adapted their corporate citizenship programs to address complex issues such as economic inequality, natural disasters, and COVID-19.

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The Corporate Citizenship Imperative During Crisis

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2020: FedEx is using its strongest capabilities to meet critical demands in the COVID-19 global pandemic.


Profound Partnerships

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2020: Mailchimp and Brown-Forman use innovative partnerships with nonprofit organizations to reach underserved populations and enhance their impact.

Sustainablity Reporting

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A-Rated Sustainability

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | FALL 2019: Veolia North America and Las Vegas Sands demonstrate sound sustainability stewardship -- and how to communicate environmental results.


Demystifying Corporate Citizenship Rankings and Indices

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | Summer 2018: Evaluating a company's strengths, weaknesses, goals, and peers helps to determine which CSR and sustainability rankings should be prioritized.


The Reporting Landscape

Corporate citizenship leaders offer advice on how to navigate complexities of sustainability reporting.


Reporting on Meaningful Change

A closer look at the Sustainability and Reporting 2025 study commissioned by the BCCCC and GRI and the importance of sustainability reporting.

Responsible Corporate Leadership

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Inclusive Corporate Citizenship

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2021: The evidence that the pandemic is disproportionately affecting the health and the economic resilience of our most vulnerable populations provides an opportunity to examine our assumptions about how the world works and for whom.


Strategically Social

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2021: Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) are interdependent aspects of our operating environment. We both derive valuable inputs from ESG factors and either add to or diminish them.


From the Corner Office

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2020: Executives discuss the importance of corporate citizenship


From the Corner Office: Issue 31

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2020: Executives discuss the importance of corporate citizenship.

Environmental Sustainability

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The Evolution of Sustainability Reporting

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2021: Disclosing performance data on environmental and social commitments is now expected not only from niche thematic investors but from mainstream investors also.


Creative Solutions to Climate Change

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | WINTER 2021: The impacts of climate change on corporate operations are apparent already in our changing weather patterns, which have intensified in recent years and resulted in significant economic losses.


Designing for H20 Access

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2020: Kohler Co. is able to apply technology, engineering expertise, and associates' passions to increase access to clean water and sanitation.


The Corporate Citizen: Issue 31

DELIVER IMPACT GLOBALLY - We all participate in the global economy – even small, local companies now must consider their influence on our climate and our world.

Impact Measurement

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The Corporate Citizen: Issue 24

SCAN, ANALYZE, EXPERIMENT, EVOLVE: Hear from companies who have scanned their horizons, analyzed their circumstances, experimented with their programs, and evolved into corporate citizenship leaders.


The Corporate Citizen: Issue 22

GOALS BEYOND "BETTER": As corporate citizenship professionals, when we're designing our vision for a more sustainable future—and developing the programs to achieve it—we need to move beyond "better," and really start to describe specific ESG goals that will deliver tangible, measurable progress toward that vision.


Measuring for Progress

Two companies illustrate how they are using measurement to identify areas of improvement and ensure future growth.


The Corporate Citizen, Issue 15

Read how corporate citizenship programs not only advance communities and protect the environment, but deliver benefits to business as well.

The Value of Corporate Citizenship

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The Corporate Citizen: Issue 35

INCLUSION = INNOVATION - Companies are realizing that diversity and inclusion leads to new solutions in a rapidly-evolving world.


Brands Stand Out with Social Impact

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2020: Major League Baseball and Umpqua Bank demonstrate best practices in attracting new customers through strategic corporate citizenship initiatives.


Making Messages that Resonate

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN: Spring 2018 | During the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, 600 corporate citizenship professionals celebrated the conclusion of the 10th annual Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, which showcases the important work companies are doing to create a more sustainable future. Winners of this year’s Film Festival: Bella Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Ally Financial, and Mary Kay.


Innovating for Economic Mobility

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN: Spring 2018 | Ally Financial is recognized as a leading digital financial services company with a reputation for delivering innovative approaches to online banking. It supports these services with more than 8,000 dedicated employees and formal corporate citizenship initiatives designed to ensure the financial health of its customers and communities.

Supply Chain Management

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Sourcing Evolved

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | SPRING 2020: Hilton has created effective ways to source its materials and communicate its supply chain management solutions.


From Start to Finish

THE CORPORATE CITIZEN | Winter 2018: A significant amount of ESG impact occurs within supply chains, whether it is greenhouse gas emissions, vendor performance, labor conditions within a supplier’s factory, or the sourcing of materials.


Corporate Citizenship Through the Value Chain

Two leading companies share how they work with partners throughout their value chain to better the environment and society.


Integrating Corporate Citizenship Across the Value Chain

A closer look at how two companies are enforcing their corporate citizenship standards throughout their value chains.

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