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.
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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.

The Intersection of the Employee Experience and Corporate Citizenship

Corporate citizenship and HR stakeholders are convening in Chicago on May 17th to discuss the employee experience.
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April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Corporate citizenship and HR stakeholders can work together to enhance the Employee Experience. These professionals will have the opportunity to meet, network, and learn at The Employee Experience Summit in Chicago on May 17th.

Laura Gallagher, AIG Receives the ACCP Ignite Impact Award

Award Recognizes Excellence in the Field of Corporate Citizenship
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ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – ACCP granted Laura K. Gallagher, Global Head, Corporate Citizenship, AIG the 2018 ACCP Ignite Award for her exceptional leadership in the corporate citizenship field.

Ms. Gallagher was recognized for her dedication to AIG and her commitment to creating positive impact on environmental, social, end economic outcomes in AIG’s local community and around the world.

Research Finds That Doing Good Can Generate Profits - If Done Right

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WASHINGTON, March 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Not all corporate social investment (SI) programs are created equal. Some SI programs – the mix of philanthropic and volunteering programs used by companies to improve the well-being of communities and individuals in need – can boost share price by as much as 6%, increase sales by 20%, and productivity by 13%. They can also enhance morale and reduce employee turnover by as much as 50%.

Carolyn S. Berkowitz Appointed New President and CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals

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WASHINGTON and ORLANDO, Fla., March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) has announced the appointment of Carolyn S. Berkowitz as their new President and CEO.  Ms. Berkowitz will assume responsibilities on July 2, 2018 and will succeed Mark W. Shamley, who had served as President and CEO since August of 2007.

The Letter That We’ve Been Waiting For


Mark W. Shamley
President & CEO, ACCP

You’ve read it, right? The Larry Fink, Blackrock’s CEO, open letter to CEOs. The letter that says what we all believe. If you haven’t, read it now.  Go ahead.  I’ll wait. It is that important.

Powerful, right?

7 Trends to Put on Your Radar

Large scale disasters, design thinking, and more will affect corporate social responsibility professionals in 2018

Mark W. Shamley
President & CEO, ACCP

Corporate Citizenship Presenting at Upcoming Measurement Summit in Washington D.C.

Impact measurement has become a must for today’s CSR professionals. But how are organizations using the data collected to communicate the impact they’re having on their communities and society?
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November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The forthcoming ACCP Measurement Summit in Washington D.C. on 5th December 2017, kindly hosted by KPMG, will bring together CSR, sustainability and community investment professionals to discuss the different approaches being taken to measure both social and business impacts, addressing the challenges and unlocking the wealth of opportunities that measurement brings.

Calling All Corporate Citizenship Thought Leaders

Share your knowledge with corporate citizenship professionals.

ORLANDO, Fla., October 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Are you looking to reach corporate citizenship professionals and share your knowledge? Submit an RFP to be considered as a speaker for ACCP’s 2018 digital events.

The time remaining to submit is short. Go here for details. RFPs will be accepted through COB November 3, 2017.

Corporate Citizenship – Delivering Social Impact and Business Value

Corporate Citizenship is being integrated into companies. No longer an organization that sits to the side in the corporate hierarchy, it is now recognized as a key business driver.

A recent opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal by Jon L. Pritchett and Ed Tiryakian said this:
"Our message to small shareholders of companies like Starbucks, Merck and Target: You can sue when a CEO decides to institute a corporate social-responsibility program that has no benefit to the business. If you want to ensure shareholder primacy is protected, keep your legal options open."


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