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ACCP Celebrates Inaugural Purpose Awards Winners

The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals announced the winners of three major awards that recognize excellence among senior executives, leading practitioners, and growing talent within corporate citizenship.
Press Release

March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) celebrated exceptional leaders in corporate responsibility through their inaugural Purpose Awards. The awards were given at ACCP: The Corporate Citizenship Conference 2019 to recognize professionals making significant social impact within their companies and communities.

FCA US Salaried Employee 401(k) Plan Earns Plan Sponsor Magazine’s Annual Best-in-Class Award

Summary: 
  • One of 36 winning 401(k) plans recognized nationally from nearly 4,000 applicants
  • Only automaker on the list of winning 401(k) programs
  • Part of the Company’s Financial Fitness initiative to help employees build and maintain a secure financial future for themselves and their families
Press Release
  • One of 36 winning 401(k) plans recognized nationally from nearly 4,000 applicants
  • Only automaker on the list of winning 401(k) programs
  • Part of the Company’s Financial Fitness initiative to help employees build and maintain a secure financial future for themselves and their families

Leading Together and Acting Collectively: How Business Can Make a Positive Impact on Society

Remarks by Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President, U.S. Programs, Ford Foundation
Blog

The below remarks were given by Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President, U.S. Programs, Ford Foundation at CECP's Chairmans Reception the night before the 14th Annual Board of Boards.

Mars Earns Spot on Reputation Institute's Global RepTrak ® 100 for Second Year in A Row

Article

What does it take to be one of the most reputable companies in the world? We think it starts by doing business with purpose and working toward positive impacts we can be proud of. And we’re proud of our efforts being recognized, too.

For the second year in a row, Mars, Incorporated has secured a spot on Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak® 100. And we’re rising through the ranks for 2019—landing at #69 on this year’s list. For an organization that constantly focuses on action and integrity—we consider this quite the honor.

H.R. 5050 Puts Women Entrepreneurs on the Path to Parity

Celebrating 30 years of the Women’s Business Ownership Act
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Given that the number of women-owned businesses has grown at nearly four times the rate of men-owned firms over the past 20 years[1] — 28.5% vs. 7.5% — it’s nearly incomprehensible that just 30 years ago a woman needed a male cosigner to obtain a business loan. That all changed in 1988 with the passage of H.R. 5050, the Women’s Business Ownership Act, a piece of landmark legislation that is the bedrock for policies, programs and public/private initiatives that continue to support businesswomen today.

Intel Named One of the World’s Most Reputable Companies by Forbes

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Intel was once again honored by Forbes as one of the 2019 World’s Most Reputable Companies for its efforts in innovation, governance, citizenship and more. The company was named to the No. 11 spot out of 100, up from No. 15 in 2018.

Leaders Should Engage In Principled Conflict

Blog

As widely reported, before John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress, passed away recently, he shared some thoughts in his final statement to America.  One of those missives was the following:

BCtA at 10: Inclusivity for All in an Ambitious New Call to Action

On the milestone of its 10th anniversary, Business Call to Action reflects on how the inclusive business landscape has changed over the past decade, and looks forward to what lies ahead
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A decade ago, Business Call to Action (BCtA) was launched with just 18 companies at the helm. During our inauguration, then-prime minister of the UK Gordon Brown said: “Business Call to Action is a landmark opportunity for global business leaders to come together to develop new and innovative ways to spread growth, prosperity and opportunity across the world.”

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