Corporate Social Responsibility

Boston College reports get to root of corporate citizenship, community involvement success

Competency models outline what it takes for leaders to excel
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. (January 27, 2010)  – Corporate citizenship and community involvement are emerging as critical management challenges for business but there is little guidance for companies on what it takes to manage corporate citizenship effectively. To help the professionals in these fields meet these challenges, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship has just released two new publications that examine the role, the responsibilities and the leadership competencies required to excel.

Boston College publication examines corporate social reporting

Report provides “User’s Guide” to companies’ CSR accounts
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. (January 26, 2010) – The number of companies reporting on the social and environmental impacts of their business is growing dramatically, and along with it the variety of those reports and their content. To help readers weigh the value of the information in those reports and compare their quality, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s Institute for Responsible Investment has released, “How to Read a Corporate Social Responsibility Report: A User’s Guide”.

Boston College programs help companies create corporate citizenship strategy, leverage community partnerships

Summary: 

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is offering two programs in February to help companies with their corporate citizenship strategy and corporate community partnerships.

      Creating a Comprehensive Corporate Citizenship Strategy

  • Learn how to identify and prioritize material issues that will shape your company’s approach to corporate citizenship

  • Learn how to organize and align the key elements of a corporate citizenship strategy for your company

  • Learn how to conduct an inventory of current corporate citizenship activities

    Leveraging Corporate-Community Partnerships
     

  • Learn what to look for in a partner

  • Understand what elements are essential for effective, long-term partnerships

  • Learn how to reduce miscommunication and other unfortunate events

  • Explore how to assess the effectiveness of current partnerships

  • Discover what is needed to take existing partnerships to the next level

  • Learn how to effectively exit unproductive partnerships

February 24-26, Atlanta

Click here for more information on these and other programs.

Press Release

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is offering two programs in February to help companies with their corporate citizenship strategy and corporate community partnerships.

      Creating a Comprehensive Corporate Citizenship Strategy

  • Learn how to identify and prioritize material issues that will shape your company’s approach to corporate citizenship

  • Learn how to organize and align the key elements of a corporate citizenship strategy for your company

  • Learn how to conduct an inventory of current corporate citizenship activities

    Leveraging Corporate-Community Partnerships
     

  • Learn what to look for in a partner

  • Understand what elements are essential for effective, long-term partnerships

  • Learn how to reduce miscommunication and other unfortunate events

  • Explore how to assess the effectiveness of current partnerships

  • Discover what is needed to take existing partnerships to the next level

  • Learn how to effectively exit unproductive partnerships

February 24-26, Atlanta

Click here for more information on these and other programs.

Boston College survey finds businesses staying the course on community involvement

Volunteering, philanthropy and other corporate programs withstand economic crisis
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. (January 12, 2010) – A Boston College survey of more than 300 North American companies in a variety of industries reveals that despite the economic crisis, businesses have forged ahead with community involvement efforts as part of a continued commitment to corporate citizenship.

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There are critical issues being talked about right now by some of the best minds in CSR:

- What is the future of CSR during a budget-cutting time?

- Can pricey sustainability efforts survive a cost-cutting recession?

- Does cause marketing justify its cost with actual results?

- Will philanthropy find a way to continue despite portfolio losses?

- What is the proper balance between profits and ethics in business?

- Can social media effectively convey business information and news?

 

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