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Measuring the Value

The industry critically needs to assess current practices and measurement trends, clarify the demands practitioners face for impact evidence, and identify the most promising steps forward. This research report aims to meet that need, by presenting the corporate philanthropy community with an analysis of current measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complimentary business disciplines as well as from the social sector.

Shaping the Future

At CECP, we chose to celebrate our ten-year anniversary not by
looking backward , but instead by challenging ourselves
and our membership to consider what the world—and the
environment for corporate involvement in solving social
problems—could look like in the year 2020 if we adopt a
solutions-oriented mind-set on local and global issues.

Business at its Best: Driving Sustainable Value Creation

Business at its Best: Driving Sustainable Value Creation is a 2011 report co-authored by CECP and Accenture which provides practical guidance from CEOs on how to implement a Sustainable Value Creation strategy.

Valuing Pro Bono Service

In partnership with Taproot Foundation, CECP has developed the 2015 standard for the average per hour value of pro bono service. The current rate is $150 per hour, an increase from $120 as published in 2009, also in partnership with Taproot.

The Global Guide to What Counts

This Global Guide represents the first significant step toward a larger objective: leveraging the definition of eligible charitable donations presented herein to unlock a shared language for benchmarking and analysis.

Valuation Guide

CECP’s Valuation Guide defines all terms used in the Giving in Numbers Survey to ensure consistent reporting across participating companies. This is a useful tool for CECP survey participants and nonparticipants alike.

A Decade of Growth: The Corporate Sector and Society

2015 marked the 10th anniversary of Giving in Numbers, the leading corporate societal engagement report that CECP releases in association with The Conference Board.

2015 10th Annual Board of Boards

Leading CEOs from around the globe gathered on February 23, 2015 for an interactive discussion and case study review in which business leaders shared strategies for creating a competitive advantage by infusing a higher purpose throughout their core business strategy.

2014 CECP Summit

Speakers from across sectors, including Fortune 500 CEOs, foundation presidents, Forbes “30 under 30” honorees, best-selling authors, and many other of today’s most sought-after thought leaders, present and interact with attendees at the CECP Summit.

2014 9th Annual Board of Boards

While CEOs learned that
trust in business is low and expectations have never been higher, corporate societal investment increased, and became more focused and innovative. But CEOs agreed they could do more.

Join CECP

CECP partnership is by invitation only and limited to multibillion-dollar for-profit companies. While CECP does not offer formal partnership (renewed on a yearly basis) for small to mid-size companies, or non-corporate institutions (e.g., academic, nonprofit, government), our latest research, event summaries, and benchmarking reports are all available, free of charge, on our website.

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