Key Takeaways from The Conference Board 2020 Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Forum
December 18 | Tony Tapia, Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council | Comments (0)
During our annual two-day convening of corporate citizenship and philanthropy professionals, a theme of "how we do our work” emerged. Participants heard [the product of] non-profit, academic, and corporate leaders’ reflections on this trying year, including what they learned and how those lessons can be applied to helping companies optimize the efficiency and impact of their corporate citizenship and philanthropy programs.
Report from the Field: How Puerto Rico Reopened for Business Despite Multiple Disasters
December 16 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Tony Tapia, Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman describes the Corporate Social Responsibilities' trip to Puerto Rico through recounting discussions with community and NGO leaders, government officials, and businesses on their rebuilding progress since Hurricane Maria and their resilience in managing the crisis of earthquakes on the island.
How Corporate Philanthropy Can Bridge the Disaster Recovery Funding Gap
December 11 | Liz McCartney, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, SBP | Comments (0)
Liz McCartney, Co-Founder and COO of SBP, a nationally recognized non-profit leader in disaster resilience and recovery, explains how corporate philanthropy can reduce the typically two - four year wait low-to-moderate income homeowners face to receive federal funding to rebuild their home following a natural disaster.
Supporting Veteran-owned businesses, employees, and communities – are corporations doing enough to help?
November 18 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
Paul Washington, Executive Director of the ESG Center at The Conference Board, interviews Ben Biles, CEO and Co-founder, American Veterans Group, and Jeff Cathey, Senior Military Affairs Executive at Bank of America, about the value of supporting veteran-owned businesses and employees, and how Covid-19 and changing demographics may lead to new strategies in private sector.
Six Ideas for Year-end Corporate Giving
November 17 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman shares six ideas for how companies' corporate citizenship and philanthropy function can finish 2020 strong using any remaining funding they have.
Why We Need Better Ways to Help Donors Understand the Cost of Solving Big Problems
October 07 | Jason Saul, Chief Executive Officer, Mission Measurement | Comments (0)
As the COVID-19 pandemic and recession put more pressure than ever on donors and nonprofits, it’s urgent that we talk realistically about what it takes to solve society’s problems. The Impact Genome Project's Price of Impact Index can help with these discussions.
Walmart: Company’s Corporate Citizenship and Government Relations Partnering for Social Change
September 16 | Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Jeff Hoffman speaks with Gerard Dehrmann, SVP, Public Affairs & State and Local Government Relations, Walmart Stores, Inc. and Kabir Kumar, Senior Director, Community, Walmart.org. to explore the dynamics of the relationship between company’s government relations and corporate citizenship functions and how they can work together to greater effect.
Q&A with Nicole Anderson, President of the AT&T Foundation and AVP, Corporate Social Responsibility
August 26 | Lindsay Beltzer, Program Manager, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In this interview, Nicole Anderson, President of the AT&T Foundation and AVP, Corporate Social Responsibility, discusses AT&T’s response to COVID-19, including why company the reaffirmed its commitment to distant learning and the importance of building upon your existing network, partners, and core competencies to deploy resources quickly and effectively in a time of crisis.
Corporate Citizenship in the Global South during COVID-19: Part 4 – The Middle East
August 11 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
In the final part of our series exploring corporate citizenship in the Global South during COVID-19, Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, speaks with Bassam Alfeeli, Director of Innovation at The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, and Jennifer Suleiman, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Malek Hammoud, Chief Investment & Digital Officer from the Zain Group on how digital transformation is accelerating positive change across The Middle East.