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Do socially responsible business practices influence the value of your company? Research says yes.
Plenty of research over the years has focused on the relationship between social performance and various aspects of firm value. Adding to the literature, research published recently by the Conference Board studied over 1,000 companies from 2008 to 2012 to see if corporate citizenship contributes to brand equity. Using CSRHub’s ratings and Brand Finance’s Brand [...] Read more »
Creating a Map for Your Corporate Citizenship JourneyBy Mark Feldman | Corporate Citizenship is often described as a “journey,” but how many of us really have a map. Are we travelers on someone else’s path; blazing new trails; and/or just preparing for the next storm? As ... Read more »
Philanthropy for B2B Companies: A practical communication guideBy Elizabeth Rogers, Member Specialist | We’ve all heard it before: “Corporate responsibility is not as important in B2B companies!” “B2B companies don’t have to talk about their corporate citizenship”, or even, “we can’t build our brand reputation with CSR like ... Read more »
Discover solutions for your toughest corporate citizenship challengesBy Kerin Sikorski, Web & Social Media Manager | When people register for the 2014 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, we ask them to share their greatest challenges in corporate citizenship. Once we gather that information we then plan the conference breakout sessions with these ... Read more »
Author Chip Heath announced as closing speaker for the 2014 International Corporate Citizenship ConferenceBy Kerin Sikorski, Web & Social Media Manager | Chip Heath, NY Times best-selling author and professor at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, will close out the 2014 conference. Heath is the co-author (along with his brother, Dan) of Made to ... Read more »
Profile of the Practice 2013
The Profile of the Practice 2013 is a signature research project of the Center for Corporate Citizenship that explores how the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) dimensions of business—corporate citizenship—are managed today, and how these practices have evolved since the last report in 2010.
The Corporate Citizen, Vol 10
This issue of the Corporate Citizen magazine examines how companies are adapting their practice to the constantly changing landscape around them. The articles look at how leading companies are managing the important issues of the day, from marketing responsibly to consumers and engaging customers, to managing their supply chain.
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.
Your enthusiasm for your company's green initiatives can affect their success
Organizations seeking to strengthen their environmental performance should appoint individuals with strong personal commitment to lead environmental efforts and provide budgetary and other forms of organizational support to emphasize their commitment. Read more
Employee giving to employee support programs makes for happier, more dedicated employees intensive businesses
Employees who gave to employee support programs saw the company as more caring which affected their commitment to the company positively. Overall, employees who gave to the program experienced increased job satisfaction, as a result of stronger commitment and an improved perception of the company. Read more
These news items are a sampling from last week’s Media Monitor member email. This benefit of Center membership helps readers stay informed of trends and developments influencing corporate citizenship practice. Learn more.
The secret to keeping employees happy (Infographic)
Companies take all sorts of different approaches to keeping their employees happy, whether it's providing stock options, keeping great food in the kitchen, or planning annual retreats. But is there really a best way to ensure that workers aren't just productive, but that they stick around for the long haul? Entrepreneur
Thirty-seven ways to motivate your employees
A good job is hard to find, but every entrepreneur knows a good employee is even harder to keep. As an entrepreneur, one must ensure his or her company is staffed with people who look forward to coming to work every day for more than a paycheck. The Globe and Mail
How flexible work culture can make business more social
Ten years ago, I met a woman working in the kitchens of my son's school. Prior to having children, she had been a high flying professional. This, she told me, was the only job she could find with the flexibility she needed to care for her family. After searching for months for something at her level of skill and ability, she felt she had no choice but to "back pedal" on her achievements, earning capacity and future ambitions. Forbes
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April 2014Apr 2-4: Corporate Citizenship Evaluation and Measurement, Atlanta, GA
Apr 16: Materiality: What Matters to Corporate Citizenship Strategy and Reporting, Denver, CO
May 2014May 7-9: Corporate Citizenship Strategy: Creating More Focus, Dallas, TX
May 7-8: Sustainability Reporting: GRI G4 Certified Program, Dallas, TX
October 2014Oct 15-17: Corporate Citizenship 101,
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