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 »
A Unique Approach to CSR That Helps People’s Well-BeingBy Alan Player, Communications Consultant, Humana Inc. | Every day for more than a year, residents of Bell County (pop: 28,750) in southeastern Kentucky have been taking steps – literally – to improve their health and wellness. They’ve strolled in two new fitness ... Read more »
New Research: 2013 Profile of the ProfessionalsBy Kerin Sikorski, Web & Social Media Manager | The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship has just released the 2013 Profile of the Professionals. This research looks at salaries, job satisfaction, professional development and the motivations of people working in corporate citizenship roles. ... 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 »
[New Research] Profile of the Professionals
The Profile of the Professionals 2013 looks at the job satisfaction, professional development, motivations, and compensation of people working in corporate citizenship roles. This year’s findings reflect the progress and pathways of those professionals working to advance corporate citizenship.
Among the report’s key findings:
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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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