Category Archives: Philanthropy

Seeing Opportunity in Reputation Risk

Whatever the cause of a reputational hit, boards are liable to be held accountable and can mitigate their own reputation risk by diligently asking the right questions about the company’s ESG and CR strategies, practices, risk management, crisis preparedness, and … Continue reading

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Two Companies Collaborate around Shared Desired Outcome to Build the Workforce of Tomorrow

First published on The Conference Board Giving Thoughts Blog on November 30, 2016 We often talk cross-sector collaboration, but we don’t often hear about companies working together to solve a social problem. CH2M and Dow are doing just that. Interestingly, they count … Continue reading

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How CSR Magic Helped Make Shanghai Disney Resort Possible

Today Shanghai Disney Resort opens to the world. From afar, the $5.5 billion project looks spectacular and I congratulate all of my friends and colleagues who have worked to make this a reality.  It’s been a 15 plus year journey, … Continue reading

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Europe: External and Internal Forces Shaping a New Era for CSR and Corporate Philanthropy

The Conference Board’s Global Social Investing Council, of which I am the program director, held its autumn meeting in London. The meeting’s theme was: “Europe: External and Internal Forces Shaping a New Era.” Our objective was to provide members of … Continue reading

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