One in four women in the United States will experience abuse. Mary Kay’s latest PSA puts faces behind this shocking statistic by telling the stories of four real domestic violence survivors who overcame abusive relationships. The women featured in the film prove that abuse can happen to anyone but there is always hope for a new life. One in Four challenges viewers to think about women in their own lives and provides domestic violence prevention resources. If you or someone you know needs help, text “loveis” to 22522.
It is two hours before I speak to the National Hispanic Corporate Council on how to connect citizenship to corporate communications - and I'm sick to my stomach. There is no need for alarm. I speak in public often, and for better or for worse, this always seems to happen. Apparently, it's just nerves.
Uniquely tailored 2.5 day event brings experts from around the world to learn, grow, and network
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Nov. 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Carroll School of Management is pleased to announce its 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, a 2.5 day event uniquely tailored to corporate citizenship practitioners that brings leaders from around the world to learn, grow, and network.
As a global education company and one of the world’s leading providers of pre-K-12 education content and services, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has an extended tradition of fostering education through partnerships with local organizations. At the heart of each initiative is the company’s mission – to change people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners.
In America, heart disease  is the #1 killer, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined. And although diseaseprevalence is similar across genders and ethnicities, awareness of risk factors and disparity in treatment rates are not.
Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is extremely important in building a skilled talent pool for the manufacturing sector. We spoke with three representatives in our July webinar, Manufacturing Companies and an Educated Workforce, about their efforts to build effective STEM education programs.
While I was on the road for Center business a couple of weeks ago, I caught BlackRock CEO Larry Fink on Squawk Box. Fink is bullish on U.S. equities. With $4.4 trillion under management, he is someone who a lot of investors listen to, whether they agree with him or not. The panel of Squawk Box interlocutors was discussing with Fink how our dovish Fed is dampening volatility (and trading volume) in the markets, reducing the opportunity to make quick money. Fink’s position in this conversation caught my attention.
The notion of “partnership” is central to the corporate citizenship agenda. Partnerships can serve as strong, unifying forces, gathering the complementary skills and inputs of the public sector, the private sector, and civil society in order to tackle complex social and environmental problems. Partnerships draw diverse resources together and, therefore, are a means to get things done that individual organizations cannot achieve alone.