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The Corporate Citizenship Imperative During Crisis

by Colleen Olphert

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in early January 2020, organizations have stepped up to support first responders and health professionals, remove barriers to health care, and provide products and services to employees, customers, and others who need them most. Among them on the frontlines, FedEx has responded to the call for social responsibility in the time of need.

Take a CSR Course Online to Build Skills on Your Schedule

Register for an online course by Sept 22 and save $200 with Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.
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September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ready to advance your career and develop essential CSR skills right in your office chair? 

Online courses at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship offer the same knowledge, research, and tools that you gain from our in-person executive education, still taught by business experts and top faculty from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.

The Center's online courses are designed to be:

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Launches New Website

The new mobile-friendly website provides the insight, research, and executive education opportunities to help corporate citizenship professionals Know More, Do More, and Achieve More.
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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., July 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is pleased to announce the launch of its newly enhanced, mobile-friendly website, which offers corporate citizenship professionals quick and easy access to Center insights, research, and executive educations courses whether they’re at the office, or on-the-go. 

Film Festival Spotlight: 2016 Fan Favorite Winner Thermo Fisher Scientific

"Give Us Hope" Features Thermo Fisher Scientific's STEM Education Program in Action
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Each year, the video that receives the highest number of public votes is named the Fan Favorite winner. In 2016, the Fan Favorite went to Thermo Fisher Scientific for its video titled, "Give Us Hope." The video featured Thermo Fisher Scientific's STEM-Credible Kids Safety Program, part of its STEM Education Program. 

Registration Opens for the 2017 International Corporate Citizenship Conference: Corporate Citizenship Ecosystems

Annual Conference Designed Exclusively for CSR Professionals to Take Place in Boston March 26-28
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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Carroll School of Management is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2017 International Corporate Citizenship Conference. Uniquely tailored to corporate citizenship professionals, the annual 2.5 day conference brings together industry experts and more than 600 CSR practitioners from around the world to network, learn, and grow.

All Star Code: Teaching Coding and Leadership Skills

By: Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T.

In 2015, AT&T sponsored 7 young men of color for All Star Code’s 2015 Summer Intensive program. Since their graduation, our AT&T scholars have continued to develop their computer science and coding skills and grow into remarkable leaders. Here is an update from one of these scholars, John Abreu.

Achieving Corporate Citizenship Progress Together


Spring is a time of transition. Here in Boston, we at the Center are beginning to feel the sense of possibility that accompanies the season. Throughout this long winter, corporate citizenship practitioners have kept their noses to the grindstone, and have continued to accomplish remarkable goals. Now, with the new season, it’s time to step back and take stock of where we are in this field, what we hope to accomplish, and how we plan to get there together.

What's the Best Way to Engage, Aid, and Support Your Community?


Philanthropy and community engagement have become integral parts of business, but there are many ways and means by which companies can organize and manage such efforts. For some companies, foundations offer a convenient mechanism to oversee social investments, while others may choose to give solely from within a corporate giving platform.

Finalists Selected in 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival


With submissions from 58 companies and more than 40,000 individuals casting votes, this year’s International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival attracted an enormous amount of attention to stories of successful corporate citizenship programs. Now the voting has closed and the results are in. Each finalist video, based on popular vote, offers a unique perspective, touching on important issues within both the CSR field and our communities.

That’s a wrap!

By: Samantha Lasky

With the Oscars behind us, it’s time to move on to the next big awards event: the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s 2015 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival. The film festival showcases powerful videos that highlight corporate social and environmental initiatives.

We need your to help to win!


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