Conference highlighted variety of approaches to Designing Opportunity
Thanks to our many sponsors and the more than 650 professionals who joined us in Boston, the 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference was a terrific success. For 2-1/2 days we convened to learn, network, and share challenges and successes, and to examine the many ways that companies are Designing Opportunity for business and society. Closing [...] Read more »
Bringing hope back to the workplace: The story of employee giving at HCA HealthcareBy Trenae Simpson | Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 162 hospitals and 112 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states ... Read more »
Conference closes with views of a future built on values and connectionsBy Tim Wilson, Editor & Writer, Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College | On the final day of the 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference speakers explored the roles that values and connections play in designing opportunity. Rob DeMartini, President and Chief Executive Officer, of New Balance Athletic Shoe ... Read more »
UPS wins 2013 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival AwardBy Tim Wilson, Editor & Writer, Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College | In a red carpet moment at the 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, UPS was announced as the winner of the 5th Annual Corporate Citizenship Film Festival Award. The winning video tells the story of the ... Read more »
Words of wisdom from conference panelistsBy Tim Wilson, Editor & Writer, Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College | Here is a sampling of some advice and observations heard during breakout sessions on the first full day of the 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference. In the session, Value of Reporting: “You will be assigned ... Read more »
Corporate Citizenship Conference
Thanks for making our 2013 International Corporate Citizenship Conference such a success! Designing Opportunity was the theme of this year's conference, which emphasized corporate citizenship's potential for fueling innovation and growth.
Center members and conference attendees will be able to view keynote session videos and breakout session presentations in our online Member Community beginning May 2, 2013.
View our daily recaps of the conference on our blog.
Research briefs are summaries of recent or seminal research findings that offer insights and tools to efficiently access and apply knowledge accumulated from corporate practice and the academy. Only members receive full research briefs; below is a sampling from our latest issue. Learn more.
Transparency leads to higher liquidity and lower transaction costs in many operating contexts
Researchers examined the link between transparency, liquidity, cost of capital and firm valuation at firms across 46 countries. Their results indicate that transparent companies achieve higher liquidity and lower transaction costs making the company more attractive to investors. Read more
Diverse social relationships facilitate individual creativity: Managers who are able to create diverse teams and promote networking are more likely to create an environment that fosters creativity and innovation
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