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Creating a Better World Through Business

Nandika Madgavkar, Senior Director, Strategy, CECP
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“Two heads are better than one,” is a proverb ascribed to a certain John Heywood in 1546. But, what if instead of two, it was six, or twelve? At CECP, we believe that businesses are a force for good and their collective wisdom will make the world a better place.

A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: Planet

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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.

A Deeper Look at CECP's 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.

Insights Collection Delivers a Far-Reaching Assessment of Company Actions as They Respond to New Global Challenges

Compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems
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NEW YORK, July 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ — In an effort to provide a comprehensive view of the private sector’s activity in the Corporate Societal Engagement (CSE) space, CECP has released the second annual Investing in Society, this time launched exclusively online.

Brands Align Values With #FamiliesBelongTogether

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The topic of immigration proved to be a hot-button issue in early 2017 when protests broke out at airports across the country decrying the Muslim Ban. This week, the immigration policy has once again dominated the media and divided the country as stories and images of families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border surfaced. However, despite the controversy, brands were prepared to take a vocal stand and support the #FamiliesBelongTogether outcry in a variety of ways that align with their company values and missions:

Being Strategic Is About More Than Quarterly Results, Say West Coast CEOs

PG&E Corporation and Wells Fargo CEOs present their companies' long-term strategic plans to investors
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Recognizing the  importance of engaging stakeholders and sharing company information in a regular, transparent way, on April 19 the CEOs of Wells Fargo and PG&E Corporation shared their company’s long-term plans to an audience of more than 100 major institutional investors at the first CEO Investor Forum (CIF) held on the West Coast by CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).

CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative Brings CEO Investor Forum and Effort to End Corporate “Short-Termism” to West Coast

CEOs of PG&E Corporation and Wells Fargo to present long-term strategic plans to investors representing $25 trillion in AUM
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NEW YORK, April 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — CECP: The CEO Force for Good announced that its Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) will host the CEOs of PG&E Corporation and Wells Fargo at a CEO Investor Forum on April 19, 2018, at NASDAQ in San Francisco, CA.

Looking Beyond Next Quarter’s Results, 5 Global CEOs Share Long-Term Strategic Plans

To end “short-termism” on Wall Street, CEOs present plans for 3+ years out to investors representing $25 trillion in AUM
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NEW YORK, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CEOs from some of the most prominent companies in the world--including Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Merck, Unilever, and UPS -- came together to share their long-term business plans to an audience of more than 275 major institutional investors at the third CEO Investor Forum (CIF) organized by the CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).

Corporate Leaders Meet for Dialogue on Strategies for Advancing Social Progress

13th annual Board of Boards concludes in New York City
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NEW YORK, February 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Fifty-two CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good–a coalition of leading companies that collectively represent $6.2 trillion in annual revenue–met at CECP’s 13th annual Board of Boards to examine critical success factors in building the business for the long-term. Key takeaways from this closed-door session included:

In the Vanguard: Fund Giants Urge CEOs to Be a 'force for Good'

by Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor of the Financial Times
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American markets are spinning on a carousel. As fourth-quarter corporate earnings tumble out this week, analysts are digesting every digit, leaving share prices swinging. But if Bill McNabb, chairman of Vanguard, has his way, this carousel may soon spin differently. This month, a group of influential asset managers and companies sporting the worthy label of CECP: The CEO Force for Good, will assemble in New York. 

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