The Corporate Role in Wellness

Four years ago, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—the nation’s largest health philanthropy—put a stake in the ground, setting a vision to build a Culture of Health in America that enables everyone to live the healthiest life possible. Bold? Absolutely. But we believe it’s possible and pledg...

Veterans Day: How Companies Are Supporting Veterans Efforts

November 11th marks the day when not only the U.S. --through Veterans Day--but also many parts of the world...

Darren Walker – Ford Foundation

June 28-- Being presented with the Charles H. Moore Award for Leadership in Corporate Community Engagement will stand out as one of the highlights of my career and I couldn’t be more honored by the distinction. As a young professional growing in the philanthropy field, I can recall the first time ...

Key Takeaways From CECP

June 04, 2014– On May 19-21, 250 leaders in corporate philanthropy and social responsibility convened in New York City for CECP’s signature event – the Giving Officer Summit. I had the opportunity to attend the summit along with SVCF’s President & CEO Dr. Emmett Carson. The summit pr...

Should All Companies Pursue Collective Impact?

June 03, 2014– A hot topic at the CECP Summit this year was the role companies should play in collaborative efforts. In a jam-packed room, I had the pleasure of representing FSG on a lively panel discussing collective impact with Citi Foundation CEO Pam Flaherty moderated by CECP Executive Dir...

Former CEOs Speak Candidly About Corporate Citizenship

May 27, 2014– If CEOs of companies were asked if their companies should do good, all of them would say yes. “The issue is not whether or not they want to do good. It’s an issue of priority,” said Carly Fiorina, speaking at the CECP’s 2014 Summit held in New York City last week. Mos...

Investing In All Of Us

May 22, 2014– This week, I had the privilege of participating in Redefining Returns: The Impact of an Emerging Investment Model, a session at CECP’s 2014 Summit: What Counts in New York for almost 300 corporate giving professionals. The session focused on impact investing, which Amy Bell, Ex...

Your Voice Needed: The Next Global Development Agenda

April 22, 2014– As the CECP community knows, what’s good for societies is good for business. When companies adopt sustainable energy solutions, they can seize economic opportunities while safeguarding the planet. When women are economically empowered, they create a new pool of talent, suppl...

The India CSR Requirement is in Place: Does it Apply to Your Company?

April 1, 2014 — CECP’s time in India presenting at Dasra’s Philanthropy Week was all too short. Before the trip, I posted about what I hoped to learn about the two percent CSR regulation. Here’s an update on what U.S. companies with business in India need to know: The regulation does ap...

Expanding the Borders of CECP’s Expertise

February 26, 2014– Who do you call for advice when your company wants to start giving in India, South Africa, or any other new market? Did you think about CECP? If not, you should. People think of CECP as having a finger on the pulse of trends among leading CSR professionals, drawing from its ...

Ahead, Together: Corporate Philanthropy and the Arts

June 19, 2013–The powerful impact the arts can have on social change and business objectives was showcased for corporate giving officers from around the country last week thanks to a deepening partnership between Americans for the Arts and CECP. Held in New York City, the annual CECP Summit br...

It Takes a Village

June 14, 2013–In my work developing corporate cause-marketing campaigns and generating engagement for nonprofit initiatives, I’ve learned that very few projects get traction without strategic partnerships and strong coalition-building. This year’s CECP Summit featured several sessions show...

The Power of Storytelling for Social Change

June 13, 2013–Film has come a long way over the past few decades, from simple pictures running across the screen to complex images and stories playing on IMAX screens. Film not only tells a story, but also evokes powerful feelings that we take with us. We become emotionally involved in the sto...

Service Across Sectors: Sparking Innovation

June 13, 2013–I recently had the privilege of participating on a special keynote panel on cross-sector service and volunteerism at the annual CECP Summit in New York. UPS has been innovating with its employee engagement programs for years, so I was excited to have the opportunity to share our ...

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