CECP’s Global Exchange at the CRO Global Summit in Shanghai

Three years ago, CECP came together with its partner organizations around the world and established the Global Exchange as an opportunity to expand corporate impact and develop a shared voice on how companies are a force for good around the world. The spark for these partnerships came about because ...

The Right Line-up for Corporate volunteering – Insights from Germany’s DAX30 Companies

It has become a concern, of course, for most companies to face their social responsibility on a global as well as on a local level. Whereas this often happens by supporting social initiatives with generous donations, progressive corporations have long before started to engage more actively within th...

Sights & Sounds of the World Economic Forum 2019

CECP has browsed hours of video and content found on the World Economic Forum (WEF) homepage to give you the short-and-sweet best of the WEF 2019. See below for our top picks. The Elevator Pitch Overview The prevailing sentiment of the three-day conversation in Davos, Switzerland was subdued, cautio...

Calling on the Private Sector to Solve the Next Great Health Crisis of Our Time – Global Safe Surgery

The rural hospital where Endalew gave birth benefited from programs run by Safe Surgery 2020, an initiative funded in part by the GE Foundation. Image credit: Jhpiego/Karen Kamauski. The global health world periodically has rude awakenings that expose vulnerabilities in countries’ preparedness to ...

Companies have to rethink their role in society

Beyond Philanthropy’s benchmarking study on Corporate Citizenship Engagement of the DAX 30 companies shows that German corporations are actively engaged in society beyond their economic activity; nevertheless, they should do more than just reducing their negative impacts on society and environment...

How Taiwanese Companies are Responding to the Sustainable Development Goals

Climate change is a global challenge, and financial, supply chain and other related risks derived from climate change are among the top of the list of potential major impact risks. Taiwanese companies, like many global companies around the world, are beginning to realize the severity of the situatio...

Are Chinese enterprises going global responsibly?

CSR Asia, an ELEVATE company, is a mission-driven business that has evolved over time to become a leader on sustainability issues in Asia. We promote sustainability through a wide range of channels including advisory services, networks, platforms for cross-sector collaboration and by providing acces...

Helping CSR succeed in India

A leading media company is using its storytelling expertise to change sanitation and hygiene behaviours of beneficiaries in Mumbai slums; a transport finance company is training men and women to become truck drivers, providing them with livelihoods opportunities; an Indian conglomerate is implementi...

An Unprecedent Study on French People’s Opinion on Philanthropy

On October 2017, Admical, a Paris-based NGO and the French Local Authority of the Global Exchange, published a first-of-its-kind study in partnership with the institute of studies Kantar Public, which aimed to understand French people’s opinion on philanthropy.   Built on a two-phase methodol...

10 years of BISC | The importance of BISC research for the corporate social investment

In December 2017, Comunitas, a civil society organization based in São Paulo, and the Brazilian Local Authority of the Global Exchange led by CECP, published the 10th edition of The Corporate Social Investment Benchmarking (or BISC, Benchmarking do Investimento Social Corporativo in Portuguese), a ...

New Public-Private Partnership Promises Shared Value for Better Nutrition and Livelihoods in Nigeria

In Kaduna State, Nigeria, as in many parts of the developing world, post-harvest losses due to high levels of mycotoxins, such as aflatoxin, and other contaminants have plagued staple crops such as maize and soybean, making it much harder for small-holder farmers to earn a decent income. These mycot...

2017 Edition of CECP’s Giving Around the Globe: Highlights and Findings

This year marks the fifth edition of Giving Around the Globe, a leading report that explores Corporate Societal Investment (CSI) insights and cross-regional strategies among the world’s leading companies. The report is part of CECP’s continued efforts to study worldwide trends and better underst...

Pro Bono Services Continues Creating a Stronger Sense of Purpose Among Employees All Over the World

The week of October 22nd marks the celebration of Pro Bono Week! CECP wants to reiterate its support to this important employee engagement tool and celebrate its importance for society. The recently released Giving in Numbers: 2017 Edition report evidences the benefits for companies of communicating...

Companies Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Development Goals During UN Week

Photo: UN Global Compact/Zef Nikolla. General Assembly week at the United Nations (UN) in New York City was a busy one, thanks to CECP’s second CEO Investor Forum and dozens of other events related to sustainable development.  As expected, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were front and c...

Global Exchange Spotlight: Corporate Social Investment in Brazil

Corporate social investment in Brazil has similarities and differences with practices in the United States. Comunitas has been leading a cross-sector collaboration called Juntos to bring together corporate and public sector actors to drive important changes in major cities in Brazil. Also, for many ...

World Economic Forum 2017 Cheat Sheet

Didn’t have a chance to absorb everything at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 in Davos, Switzerland? CECP has a cheat sheet for you. With a Forum theme of Responsive & Responsible Leadership, we were pleased many sessions featured CECP’s CEOs and relate to CECP’s work. If you don’t ha...

Updates from the Global Exchange

It’s hard to believe that we are already in the second month of 2017! So much has happened in the world and at CECP since the New Year, and even more since the launch of the Global Exchange back in September 2016. There is of course anticipation to see how the current political climate will &helli...

Giving Around the Globe is Out – and Meet the Global Exchange

September 22, 2016–Giving Around the Globe’s latest edition is out! As in past years, the report offers insights on a myriad of issues affecting companies and their corporate societal engagement programs around the globe, including the private sector’s involvement towards achieving the Sus...

Addressing Emerging Global Health Security Challenges

September 21, 2016–The UN General Assembly is an important moment to reflect and act upon some of the very serious health challenges we currently face, which risk undoing the excellent progress that has been made on improving health around the world. As the United Nations General Assembly tak...

We Mean Business is Helping Set New Standards on Corporate Climate Leadership

September 13, 2016– Companies are leveraging action on climate to drive growth and innovation whilst managing risk and reducing costs. The Paris Agreement is catalytic. Action on climate is accelerating as businesses set the bold targets that drive innovation, jobs and growth. The race to the ...

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