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Corporate social responsibility intersects corporate activism

corporate social responsibility corporate activism

Carolyn S. Berkowitz, President and CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals Carolyn Berkowitz is an accomplished Corporate Citizenship professional. Having led CSR efforts at Capital One, she re-envisioned Capital One’s corporate philanthropy focus and led a team of 35 CSR professionals to develop and execute a $450 million, ten-year strategy to prepare low-…

Businesses aim to increase voter participation

voter participation

Storyline: With the impending 2018 mid-term elections, a coalition of companies launched a national campaign to boost turnout and encourage employers to give workers time off for voting. Over 100 companies signed on to the “Time to Vote” program, including Levi Strauss, Patagonia, Walmart, Southwest Airlines and Kaiser Permanente. The campaign began with a national…

To partner with Microsoft, parental leave required

parental leave microsoft

Storyline: Microsoft made a statement to their community of partners and suppliers. A new requirement – offer a minimum of 12 weeks of parental leave. Microsoft, like many larger firms, has a large network of suppliers and partners. A diverse community surrounds Microsoft, and leaders at Microsoft want to see certain values extend across their…