A health emergency such as the one we are experiencing will surely leave us with a different world from the one we know, which will strip away what is accessory (as crises usually do) and offer us an environment with new opportunities to innovate, improve and work to impact society in a positive way. Uncertainty reigns, but I have no doubt that companies are the agents best prepared to face change, assume leadership and provide solutions to social challenge,- which are not-and will not be-few.
by Mandi McReynolds, Director, Principal Foundation and Community Relations
More than half of Americans under the age of 30 have already hit financial rock bottom spurred by mental health challenges, job loss and debt, according to new research by the Principal® Foundation into the financial barriers, attitudes and behaviors of today’s young adults.
By Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director, CECP and Michelle Bostwick, Senior Associate, Corporate Leadership, CECP
In CECP’s 2019 Giving in Numbers survey, roughly 80% of companies reported having a corporate foundation, and of those companies, the average number of foundations a company operated was 3. It is clear that companies view having their own corporate foundations as a fundamental component to their corporate responsibility strategies. We also know that CECP coalition companies are focused on capitalizing on the unique value that corporate foundations bring to social impact and community investment strategies.
Business in the Community, Gestión Social, and Maala join CECP’s Global Exchange
NEW YORK, December 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose’s (CECP) Global Exchange continues to unite country-based, mission-driven corporate engagement organizations to advance business as a force for good around the world with the addition of three new nonprofits to the group, representing Chile, Israel, and the United Kingdom. At 17 organizations strong, the Global Exchange (GX) collectively represents over 50% of the world’s population and over 60% of the world’s GDP.
CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments. CECP has the largest data set in the industry, sourced from more than 400 multi-billion-dollar companies over nearly 15 years, representing more than $200 billion in corporate social investments.
Collection of data, research, and case studies provides practical examples and best practices of companies leading in corporate purpose
NEW YORK, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In a year marked by remarkable social actions and investments from some of the world’s largest companies, CECP has released its annual Investing in Society, a must-read source for trends on the corporate sector’s shift toward purpose-driven business strategies.