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The CEO’s Challenge: Balancing Expectations of Consumers and Investors

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By Margaret Coady

Should large companies help address societal issues? It's an age-old question that even today continues to be a  subject of lively debate for the private sector. A company’s investors might advocate that the company leave progress on societal issues to government and nonprofits, opting for a bare-minimum scenario in which businesses do little more than pay taxes, obey the law, and pass all profits to shareholders.

CECP Releases Board of Boards CEO Conference Executive Summary

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On International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) gathered industry leading CEOs at The McGraw-Hill Companies for the 6th Annual Board of Boards CEO Conference.  In a discussion moderated by Charlie Rose, panelists Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, and Bill Green, Chairman of Accenture, discussed Sustainable Value Creation strategies with their peers. CECP has now released the Executive Report around the key ideas discussed at the conference.

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On International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) gathered industry leading CEOs at The McGraw-Hill Companies for the 6th Annual Board of Boards CEO Conference.  In a discussion moderated by Charlie Rose, panelists Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, and Bill Green, Chairman of Accenture, discussed Sustainable Value Creation strategies with their peers. CECP has now released the Executive Report around the key ideas discussed at the conference.

Ringing in International Corporate Philanthropy Day at the NYSE

CECP rings the Opening Bell
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Alison P. Rose, Manager of Standards and measurement at the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) writes in the CECP blog about her experience ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange with other senior corporate giving professionals in celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD).  ICPD is a global advocacy day created to mobilize the business community and others with a stake in the positive role that companies play in helping to address pressing societal problems.   It’s a day of sharing best practices, communicating progress on established programs, forging new partnerships, and recognizing the importance of collectively addressing the pressing challenges of today—and tomorrow.

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Alison P. Rose, Manager of Standards and measurement at the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) writes in the CECP blog about her experience ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange with other senior corporate giving professionals in celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD).  ICPD is a global advocacy day created to mobilize the business community and others with a stake in the positive role that companies play in helping to address pressing societal problems.   It’s a day of sharing best practices, communicating progress on established programs, forging new partnerships, and recognizing the importance of collectively addressing the pressing challenges of today—and tomorrow.

Business CEOs Gather for International Corporate Philanthropy Day

CECP convenes global leaders in New York to mobilize business around relevant societal issues in a way that is simultaneously good for the corporate bottom line and for society
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Today, leading companies and organizations around the world recognize International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an international advocacy day, now in its 8th year, which mobilizes the business community to share best practices, develop partnerships, and engage with employees and other stakeholders for more strategic and effective societal investments.

Press Release

Today, leading companies and organizations around the world recognize International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an international advocacy day, now in its 8th year, which mobilizes the business community to share best practices, develop partnerships, and engage with employees and other stakeholders for more strategic and effective societal investments.

International Corporate Philanthropy Day is February 28, 2011

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Every year, CECP leads an international advocacy event, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), held this year on February 28, 2011.  

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Every year, CECP leads an international advocacy event, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), held this year on February 28, 2011.  

Western Union CEO, Hikmet Ersek, Develops Partnership with the United Nations to Advance the Millenium Development Goals

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In celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, Ersek will make a special announcement about Western Union’s partnership with the United Nations to advance the Millennium Development Goals, particularly those aimed at reducing poverty and providing universal education.

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In celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, Ersek will make a special announcement about Western Union’s partnership with the United Nations to advance the Millennium Development Goals, particularly those aimed at reducing poverty and providing universal education.

Ray McDaniels, CEO of Moody's Corporation, Will Honor Employees and Engage Stakeholders on International Corporate Philanthropy Day, February 28th

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Moody's Corporation will plan several communications and events for International Corporate Philanthropy Day on February 28, 2011.

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Moody's Corporation will plan several communications and events for International Corporate Philanthropy Day on February 28, 2011.

CECP and ECOSOC Plan Special Joint Program Focusing on MDG2, Universal Primary Education

Taking place on International Corporate Philanthropy Day, Feb. 28, 2011
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Each year, in recognition of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Office for Partnerships, in conjunction with CECP, host a special program on opportunities for philanthropy to help advance the Millennium Development Goals.

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Each year, in recognition of International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Office for Partnerships, in conjunction with CECP, host a special program on opportunities for philanthropy to help advance the Millennium Development Goals.

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