Pro Bono Service: Not Just for Lawyers Anymore!

October 27, 2016--Did you know, that pro bono service is the fastest growing domestic volunteer program among leading global companies in the last three years? According to CECP’s report on trends in corporate societal engagement, Giving in Numbers: 2016 Edition, the percentage of companies offeri...

The New Competitive Advantage

December 17, 2015–As 2015 comes to a close, it will be remembered for global triumphs and heartbreaking losses. The push and pull of a variety of worldwide forces presented us with simultaneous challenges and boundless opportunities. We face challenges of terrorism, racial tension, social inju...

Utilities Industry: Promoting Local Societal Investment

December 15, 2015–On November 19, 2015 CECP convened its 7th Utility Industry Roundtable in San Francisco, hosted by the PG&E Corporation. CECP presented 2014 Utilities Industry corporate giving trends, and participant companies shared corporate societal engagement practices and case studi...

The Season of Giving and Giving Back

December 14, 2015–Holidays are a time we enjoy with family and friends celebrating the traditions we hold dear. Many of us look for opportunities at home and work to give back this season. At CECP, our organization is dedicated to enabling and encouraging business as a force for good in our so...

Response to “Philanthropy Starts after Profits are Tallied”

May 14, 2015–In response to “Philanthropy Starts After Profits Are Tallied”(New York Times, May 12, 2015), the notion that companies must choose between philanthropy and the welfare of their stakeholders presents a false dichotomy. Leading CEOs have realized that they can align mission and...

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