By Andre Solorzano, Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
As CECP marks its 20th anniversary, corporate social investment is more important than ever. Looking back at the last two decades, measuring and benchmarking social investment overall has become more integrated in corporate strategies and has employed more sophisticated tools and models to evaluate progress. Since its founding, CECP has been steadfast and unparalleled in helping companies transform their social strategy and gain serious, on-going traction.
CEOs from institutional investor firms BlackRock and State Street released their annual guidance to companies on practices they “believe will drive sustainable, long-term growth, and profitability.” These letters were issued amidst widespread cynicism, both so
In presenting long-term plans, CEOs aim to disrupt short-term-nature of current investor-company communications -- and see benefits inside their companies
NEW YORK, January 30, 2019, /3BL Media/ — The journey for a company to deliver a long-term plan to institutional investors just became clearer with the release of a new white paper by CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).
Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched and updated 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.
By Jennifer Weston-Murphy, Manager, Corporate Leadership, CECP
CECP’s nationwide programming brings senior corporate citizenship professionals together to build community and learn from each other and experts from across the social impact space. These in-person and virtual meetings connect corporate leaders to the latest research, case studies, and with like-minded peers to advance their companies’ social impact priorities.
As we dive into 2019, I’m sharing my annual list of CSR reads.
These thought-provoking pieces from the past year examine how the field is evolving to create greater societal and business impact. In a review of countless articles shared with me and from across the web, five stood out (in total, they take just over one hour to read):
Unrivaled inquiry into corporate social engagement practices goes live, continuing to serve as go-to guide for corporate giving professionals.
NEW YORK, January 9, 2019 /3BL Media/—CECP: The CEO Force for Good is celebrating the launch of the 14th annual Giving in Numbers Survey, the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies. The survey is open to companies with revenues of US $2 billion or more, including companies not yet affiliated with CECP.
Compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in private sector’s continuous efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems
NEW YORK, December 20, 2018 /3BL Media/— To capture the sum of the social investments and impact made by businesses around the world, CECP has released the year-end edition of Investing in Society, the industry’s annual report providing a comprehensive look back at the biggest trends and insights that defined the year.
By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
It is undeniably a divisive time in the United States with growing inequality, polarization of the political spheres, heightened racial tensions, and acts of extremist violence. We are all longing for greater empathy and tolerance.