Forget Seats at the Table – We Need a NEW Table

By CECP's Diversity and Inclusion Team

In corporate America, one in five C-suite executives is a woman. One in twenty-five is a woman of color. Approximately one in ten people living with disability, and one in seven people who identify as transgender are unemployed.

C-Suite Speak: 4 Tips for Showcasing the Business Value of EHS to Gain Executive Respect


Healthy, safe, and engaged employees are productive employees. And productive employees drive businesses forward and bolster bottom lines. But as an EHS professional, how can you convince your executives of this and help them make the value connection?

Antea Group has four tips to help you communicate with your C-Suite and promote EHS at your organization.

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A Deeper Look at CECP's Year-End Investing in Society: Priorities

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

Tech Companies Push Back on Immigration Practices


One of the hottest of hot button political-social issues got pushed, hard, last week. The separation of children from immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. blew up into a major conflict zone in the larger culture wars that shows no signs of quieting down anytime soon. As before, following the issue of the “Muslim ban” immigration executive order issued in early 2017, business squared off against government policy in a high volume debate over values.

Brands Taking Stands | Climate Change Tops the Issues Agenda Across S&P 500



Climate Change Tops the Issues Agenda Across S&P 500

Of the several big issues that have attracted the attention of brands taking stands recently, climate change looks to be topping the agendas of the world’s largest companies.

Showing Up Matters

The C-suite at leading companies commit to lobbying on important issues

By the Editors

Job descriptions for corporate responsibility practitioners commonly include references to supply chain, community engagement and sustainability reporting.

Add lobbying to the list.

“We have our story to tell and no one can tell that story except for us,” Rachelle Reyes Wenger, Dignity Health director of public policy and community advocacy, says of the sharp uptick in lobbying lawmakers around the Affordable Care Act.  “They don’t know. It’s our job to help them understand why it matters to us.”

The Best Intentions of C-Suite on Corporate Sustainability -- Results in are in With Sharing of Bain & Co Survey

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This is not encouraging: the respected management consulting company Bain & Company surveyed the leaders of 300 companies engaged in "sustainability transformation" and conducted interviews with heads of sustainability recognized for outstanding results.

The question: What are the results of instituting sustainability as a top priority? The answer: Alas, not really encouraging for stakeholders, says Bain & Company. There's an important "but" here with tips for CEOs and C-suite on how to overcome the odds of losing forward momentum in corporate sustainability efforts.

Orlando Ashford Named Chair of The Executive Leadership Council

Holland America Line president leads prestigious Fortune 1000 and Global 500 senior executive leadership organization
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Orlando D. Ashford, president of Holland America Line in Seattle, Wash., has been elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent national organization composed of current and former black CEOs, senior executives, entrepreneurs, global thought leaders and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies. The focus of the organization is the development of a pipeline of global black executives for C-suites, corporate boards and global enterprises to leverage the full power of diversity and inclusion.

Don’t React to Change, Respond to It

By: George Chavel

One of a CEO’s toughest but most crucial roles is overseeing change within an organization. It’s not just a matter of making the tough decisions that change requires, but about being able to see the change approaching. Whether it’s change a company has chosen, or one that’s forced upon it, the process can only be guided by a leader who can effectively balance the public and human sides that change brings.


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