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Ready Response: Emerging Issues

Increasingly, companies and business leaders are joining public conversations, demanding action on social and environmental issues. This increase illustrates the evolving role companies play in framing public discourse on ESG issues.

Read more about the growth of corporate social advocacy in our latest State of Corporate Citizenship report. Meanwhile, explore the roundups below, which outline how companies have responded to a series of recent social concerns.

How Companies Are Responding to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade A roundup of how companies are responding to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, both publicly and in terms of revised employee health benefit policies. See examples and send us your own.

How Companies Are Responding to the War in Ukraine A roundup of companies donating to Ukraine and/or responding to Russian invasion, including examples of companies offering humanitarian aid, matching gifts, pro bono services, and revised operations within Russia. See the latest examples and send us your own.

How Companies Are Responding to Racial Inequality An updated roundup of how BCCCC member companies are responding to nationwide protests against racial inequality. Examples include public statements, action plans, community giving, and more. See what others in your industry are doing.

Corporate Citizenship Responses to COVID-19 A regularly updated post on how Center members are stepping up to support responders, remove barriers to healthcare, and provide services and products to those who need them most.

Ready Response: Employee Relief Funds, Disaster Response, and More COVID-19 is disrupting business operations and ESG programs across the world. To support your efforts in this time of disruption, we’re rounding up relevant Center resources, news, company best practices, and research and delivering it straight to you.

How Companies Are Getting Out the Vote The resurgence of corporate “get out the vote” campaigns are reflective of a society that is increasingly urging companies to take a more active role in public policy and issues. Read how companies are encouraging civic engagement among employees and local communities in ways that are both thoughtful and non-partisan.

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