CEO Activism

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

Deloitte Podcast Episode 5: CEO Activism: Reshaping Social Responsibility

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In this episode, we explore the role of CEO activism in the social enterprise. Today, CEOs are taking a public stand—not just for shareholders but also for employees, customers, the environment, and the communities they serve. Our guest, Nick Aster, founder of TriplePundit, discusses why it’s more important than ever for CEOs to take a stand on social responsibility. How can CEOs effectively navigate the often blurry line between saying enough and saying too much? And what are the risks and rewards they face? Join us as we dig in to the many facets of CEO activism.

CR Magazine Presents 2018 Responsible CEO Awards at 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands--The Long View

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, announced the winners of CR Magazine’s Responsible CEO of the Year, Humanitarian, and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The awards are given to corporate leaders who have demonstrated – personally and through their organizations – a bold commitment to social responsibility and sustainability.

Corporate Activism and the Future of Sustainable Business

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Due to the accelerating "CEO Activism," or "Corporate Activism," trend, employees are demanding for companies to demonstrate what their values are and what they mean by integrity. How will this impact the future of sustainable business?

Join us at BSR18 to explore this topic more.

Town Hall Examines ‘Brands Taking Stands’ Phenomenon – A Movement or a Moment?

National Basketball Players Association Foundation’s Sherrie Deans, NPR’s Louise Schiavone, Los Angeles Times’ Eli Stokols Join 3BL Forum Panel, Oct. 25
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Athletes, chefs, and CEOs are among those speaking out on environmental, social, and political issues, prompting a 3BL Media Town Hall sponsored by MSL that will examine whether the Brands Taking StandsTM phenomenon is a movement or a moment.

First Look: 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ - The Long View Agenda

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For three fast-paced and dynamic days, 3BL Forum will convene C-suite executives, business leaders, and corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals to share insights about the challenges they face and their response to our new era of corporate activism.

One Year Ago: CEOs Respond to Charlottesville

CECP looks back at the corporate response to Charlottesville
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Today marks one year since Merck CEO Ken Frazier announced his resignation from the President's American Manufacturing Council in response to what he and his company felt was a failure to appropriately denounce "expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy" on the part of the federal government.

A Deeper Look at CECP's Investing in Society: Priorities

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

CEOs Speak up on Zero Tolerance

Daniel Vitaletti, Associate, Corporate Leadership
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The past two years have witnessed a bold shift in leadership from the C-Suite.  Now more than ever, CEOs and senior Executives at the world’s leading companies are speaking out on social policy issues that conflict with the core values of their business. This phenomenon, dubbed “CEO Activism,” is on the rise – and right on queue.  CEO Activism as a core component of corporate societal engagement strategy has shifted from important to imperative.

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