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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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Thousands of CSR professionals from our hundreds of member companies are connecting digitally to share best practices.

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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

WEBINAR | Center Member Orientation

APR 22 - We'll review the knowledge products, industry research, and services that are available to you as part of your membership, and how we can help you advance in the field of corporate citizenship.

Conference Breakout Webinar | Sustainability targets: Setting and achieving bold goals

WEBINAR: Hear ideas about how you can set and achieve audacious environmental goals to deliver sustainable growth now and in the future.

Making the Business Case for Corporate Citizenship

ISSUE BRIEF - This resource supports the well-documented empirical relationship between good corporate citizenship performance and positive financial performance.

Conference Breakout Webinar | Constructive collaboration with investor relations

WEBINAR: Expert panelists demonstrate how they were able to work with colleagues in investor relations to help their companies meet shareholder demands and amplify their own CSR efforts.

Resource(ful) Insights

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

Employee engagement for workers who fulfill essential roles Much has been written in recent days about the everyday heroes who are keeping grocery stores, pharmacies, and healthcare facilities open. How can companies keep essential workers engaged and make sure that they continue to come to work while staying safe?

Employee Relief Funds: Supporting your Workforce Through Hardship As this pandemic continues, employee needs are becoming increasingly complex, and more CSR professionals than ever are reaching out to us for advice on setting up their own employee relief funds.

Engaging employees through digital volunteering Here is some practical advice for how you can use the efforts you’ve undertaken already to keep your community of employees engaged with the company, with each other, and with your larger community. We are also including links to online volunteering resources that can enable your employees to volunteer virtually.

Resource(ful) Connections

Our online member community 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.