By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights, CECP
When I was 16 years old, I had a 1989 Honda Accord two-door hatchback and was ready to roll through the streets of my Wisconsin hometown. Where was I headed? To the local domestic violence shelter to offer free babysitting while moms went to a weekly support group. Back then, I just wanted to do something good with my summer and I’d heard of this place Bolton Refuge House.
NEW YORK, March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/—As part of its continuing efforts to empower companies to drive long-term business success through positive societal impact, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that James D. White, Former CEO, Jamba Juice, has joined the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors.
As the country grapples with a pandemic, a racial equality movement and now, civil unrest, business leaders yearn to get back on the road to stability—and fast. This year, CEOs and investors are expected to intensify their focus on the “S” of ESG activities (environmental, social and governance investing), according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer report.
Few of today’s CEOs earned their jobs because they were socially responsible and spoke out on hot topics. Yet now more than ever, key stakeholders want to know where companies and CEOs stand on critical social issues. Speaking out is a 21st-century requirement for the leaders of major companies. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) encourages companies to identify issues that matter most to them, speak out when appropriate, and take action to make a tangible impact.
January 12, 2021, New York, NY /3BL Media/ — As part of its continuing efforts to empower companies to drive long-term business success through positive societal impact, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that Christiana Riley, CEO, Deutsche Bank USA Corp has joined the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors.
Anyone with the idea that CEOs and companies can now stand down with a new Administration has sorely underestimated corporations. They will still fill the role of CEO statespeople Yet, the role of a company will change when a little less rests on their shoulders alone. There is still plenty to do to meet the needs of people and planet, and we may have to make up for lost time.