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The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is here to support you. We've gathered together resources to help you address the critical needs of your employees and communities, remain agile through disruption, and plan for future progress. Check back often, as we'll be adding updated content every day. 

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Live and recorded webinars that help you navigate issues now AND plan future strategy.

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Experts from the Center’s network dive into ESG topics and share practical knowledge.

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Join us for live online discussions with professional peers.

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Resources by Topic

Employee Support Employees are the driving force of our organizations. These resources will help you support, engage, and retrain them now and in the future.

Corporate Giving and Volunteering Learn how you can support and help stabilize your communities while engaging employees through strategic giving and volunteering programs.

Critical Needs During times of disruption, companies can use their unique resources to help support the critical needs of vulnerable populations.

Agile Strategies By aligning your corporate citizenship programs with your business strategy, you can create business and social value in all economic contexts. In fact, research finds that companies with strong CSR benefit from insurance-like protections during crisis situations.

Nonprofit Partnerships Corporate citizenship professionals partner with nonprofits to tackle environmental, social, and governance issues more effectively than they could alone. To maximize their impact, nonprofit partnerships should be entered, managed, and sometimes exited in a thoughtful and strategic manner.

Effective Collaboration Addressing global issues requires the active involvement of a multitude of sectors and stakeholders. By evaluating every step of the value chain, and partnering strategically, companies can help overcome far-reaching challenges while taking advantage of unique opportunities.

Resource(ful) Planning: Mark Your Calendars

Live and recorded webinars that help you navigate issues now and plan future strategy. View all webinars here

Committing to community mental health wellness: Blue Shield California and the Blue Sky program AUG 12 - Join colleagues from Blue Shield California to explore community and employee mental health wellness.

Unpacking an ecosystem approach to corporate philanthropy WEBINAR: Charles Schwab Foundation and social impact agency, Prosono, share a case study using a fresh approach to evolving strategic CSR practices.

EY Ripples: Setting Corporate Responsibility in Motion, Globally WEBINAR: This session will cover the step-by-step approach to launching a firmwide CR effort, from getting leadership buy-in, to assessing and anticipating strategic challenges.

Resource(ful) Insights

Experts from the Center’s network dive into ESG topics and share practical knowledge. View all blog entries here

Wellness programs that support the whole employee Research shows participation in such programs can improve employee productivity—here's how one company integrates both emotional well-being and physical activity into its initiatives.

The importance of networks and influence for CSR professionals When collaborating with other departments, ask your colleague what success would look like for them—and pay close attention to the words they use in their response.

Committed to Inclusion in STEM Corporate leaders who prioritize innovation, employee engagement, and recruiting and retention of employees understand the importance of developing an inclusive culture that welcomes people from diverse backgrounds.

Member Meetups

Virtual Volunteering: What Next? This Member Meetup will include an open-forum discussion between all attendees, as well as small group sessions facilitated by your peers. No matter what stage you are at in your corporate citizenship journey, please join us.

Check back often to learn about Member Meetups on topics relevant to your work. In the meantime, be sure to check out our online member community, which offers a secure, supportive environment to connect and collaborate with hundreds of CSR peers. Now, corporate citizenship practitioners are sharing how they're adapting in response to COVID-19. 

To provide a safe space for frank discussion, our online community is open to Center members only, however we'll be sharing anonymous key takeaways and best practices on our blog to benefit all at this time. To learn more about how you can participate in the full discussions and access other key member benefits, visit our Become a Member page.