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.
Research explores motivations and strategies of corporate engagement in four smaller U.S. cities
BOSTON, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new report from Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) explores how for-profit corporations can serve as anchor institutions by fostering strategic partnerships and social impact efforts that benefit residents of lower-income communities where their companies are rooted. Large or otherwise influential organizations that have deep roots in their local communities and participate in activities meant to benefit those communities are commonly referred to as anchor institutions.
It’s been 18 months and the global pandemic, alongside deep social and political unrest, remains central in the daily lives of most people around the world. Recently, Realized Worth had the opportunity to speak with the CEO of ACCP about their research on the impact of COVID-19 and the racial justice movement on corporate social responsibility. What we learned was encouraging!
When corporate managers talk about their company’s ESG and sustainability efforts it is most often now in the context of “our corporate sustainability journey.” The hallmarks of this journey are continuous improvement in the enterprise’s ESG performance indicators and ever-increasing and more robust disclosure to inform investors and other stakeholders.
Two-week educational event opens to the public (15–27th September) in White City, with free tickets available at BlueParadox.com
LONDON, September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ -SC Johnson, the maker of household consumer brands such as Mr Muscle®, Ecover® and Duck®, is launching The Blue Paradox, an immersive educational experience with 360-degree digital projections that invites the public to walk beneath the ocean’s surface to explore the impact plastic waste has on our planet’s most valuable natural resource and to better understand how businesses, governments and individuals can work together to create a more sustainable world.
For the second time this year, onsemi employees will be engaging in virtual volunteer and team building activities for many causes through Visit.org. The onsemi global team will be making an impact on:
By Theresa Haywood-McCarley, retired senior director, corporate social responsibility at onsemi
As the senior director for corporate social responsibility (CSR) at ON Semiconductor, I am responsible for the company’s strategy covering a variety of topics in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) space and beyond. Throughout my career I have held roles across many disciplines and of increasing responsibility, starting as a quality and reliability engineer, as the warranty administrator for Delco, as the manager for returnable packaging, coordinating new product development input to the sales and operations planning, to global quality systems.
The European Union is a collaborative effort of 27 sovereign nations on the continent organized to marshal the resources and collective capabilities of these member states to address economic, military, trade, travel, and other important issues. The EU grew out of early post-WWII efforts to create a “common market” on the continent and to encourage closer peacetime relations among the disparate nations and cultures of western Europe.
Superstorms with drenching downpours. Wildfires consuming vast stretches of western-lands forest. Hurricanes coming ashore with devasting effects, during and after the storm. Once-in-a-hundred-year weather occurrences happening last year and the year before and…
So, what do you do? That’s the question most of us get asked on a regular basis. What does your company do is probably the follow-up. It speaks to our innate curiosity about other jobs, companies, and careers.