Philanthropy & Citizenship Webcasts
501(c)’s and the Proposed Political Activity Rules: Implications for Business
02 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast
This winter, the IRS and Treasury Department issued proposed regulatory changes for 501(c)(4) organizations, also known as “Social Welfare Organizations”. What do companies need to understand about the proposed rules?
Sustainability Practices in Emerging Markets
08 May, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00] | KnowlEdge Series®
Research from The Conference Board has shown that implementing sustainability practices is an important goal for most large multinationals, but this goal remains elusive for many organizations.
What Social Impact Bonds Mean for Corporate Philanthropy
11 June, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | KnowlEdge Series®
How can the process of developing, measuring, and achieving metrics through a social impact bond model guide corporate philanthropy departments and foundations as they build social impact measurement frameworks?
Giving in Numbers: 2014 Corporate Giving Standard Survey
07 February, 2014 | Special Webcast | 1:12
Representatives from CECP and The Conference Board will discuss changes to the Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) Survey for 2014 and field questions from survey respondents.
Book Discussion: The Social Employee
21 January, 2014 | Special Webcast | 5:39
Mark and Cheryl Burgess will discuss their book, The Social Employee, which demonstrates how to leverage one’s employee base in order to engage customers and prospects through social media.
Social Innovation – Solutions for a Sustainable Future
04 December, 2013 | Special Webcast
Social innovation is becoming an important way to tackle today’s challenges. Businesses that can develop new solutions to urgent social and ecological problems will be the leading companies of tomorrow.
Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation
03 December, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series® | 13:04
We invite you to explore the link between corporate sustainability initiatives and brand value. The discussion will center on the preliminary results of our study, Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation.
A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management
19 November, 2013 | Special Webcast
Hans W. Decker, retired CEO and vice chairman of Siemens USA, explores a CEO's view of the meaning and importance of corporate social responsibility and risk and reputation management.
Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability
31 October, 2013 | Special Webcast
Institutional investors have traditionally made investment decisions guided by a "prudent person" fiduciary standard, but recent events have challenged the assumptions underlying this model.
Giving in Numbers
24 October, 2013 | Special Webcast | 2:10
Join representatives from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and The Conference Board for a discussion about the 2013 edition of the Giving in Numbers
report and trends in giving.
Human Rights Risk Reporting and Assurance
17 October, 2013 | Special Webcast | 11:19
This webcast offers insights on current efforts to report on human rights, as well as the scope of assurance that can be provided to senior management and boards of directors.
Human Capital Watch™: Global Diversity & Inclusion
16 October, 2013 | Human Capital Watch™ | 4:20
Chief Diversity Officer Toni Riccardi explores strategies D&I executives (and their partners) can use to manage an increasingly global and diverse workforce.
Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition
10 October, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:48
Thomas Singer gives us insights into this report that analyzes a total of 76 environmental, social, and reporting practices and introduces along with it a new complementary web based tool, the Sustainability Practices Dashboard.
Supply Chain Resilience
24 June, 2013 | Special Webcast
Supply chain risks are on the rise, as is their potential impact on business performance and shareholder value. Learn how to decrease your risk and eliminate "black swans."
D&I Analytics: Demonstrating Success, Overcoming Challenges
13 June, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:58
We will discuss and explore real-life cases involving the discipline of measuring D&I, the diversity scorecard process, the impact on performance, the potential pushback/reluctance to pursue ROI for D&I, and how to overcome roadblocks and pushback.
The Corporation of the Future: Integrating Trust and Sustainability with Creating Shareowner Value
07 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:06
Tomorrow's Company, an important think tank in the U.K., has been for some time exploring the most appropriate corporate form for both business and society. This spring, it is hosting discussions on this subject by our webcast speaker, Prof. Colin Mayer.
A Better Way Forward to a Sustainable Future
25 April, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:28
Join us for this webcast as our guest, Michael Ian Fanning, Director of Sustainable Development at Michelin Group, tells us how After 10 years of a formal sustainable development program, Michelin decided to step back and re-examine its approach.
Good Business? Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
28 February, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:39
During this webcast, hear from speakers from the upcoming 2013 Ethics & Shareholder Value Summit. They will discuss how acting ethically and responsibly is good for business and will share examples of the good, the bad, and the ugly of this practice.
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Supplier Diversity Professionals
13 February, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:46
This webcast covers the "short list" of what supplier diversity professionals are planning to do for their companies in 2013.
Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Through White Male Leadership
31 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 5:25
Globally, 32 million white men hold positions of leadership. The percentage of white men in leadership roles increases dramatically at the most senior levels. Savvy executives do not lead without regard for gender, race, and other points of identity.
A European Perspective: The Role of Ethics in Responsible Investing
29 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 2:25
Many say that Europe is ahead of the curve when it comes to responsible investing. Hear first-hand from several investors that have taken this approach, how ethics plays a role, challenged companies on their practices, and how to make it work.
Corporate Philanthropy in China
05 December, 2012 | Special Webcast | 1:38
Anke Schrader, Researcher, The Conference Board China Center, will share current best practices for corporate philanthropy programs in China and will discuss factors that must be considered in order to implement these programs effectively.
Diversity & Inclusion: Driving Innovation and Boosting the Bottom Line
26 November, 2012 | Special Webcast
Managing D&I has become central to success of a company’s business strategy. D&I practitioners as well as others– business unit leaders, talent management and human resource professionals, need a set of skills that lead the way to organizational change.
Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosure
24 October, 2012 | Special Webcast | 16:34
Even as disclosure of sustainability performance spreads globally stakeholders are increasingly questioning the value of the information for business and investment decisions.
The Triple Bottom Line: Not a Zero Sum Game
19 October, 2012 | Conference KeyNotes | 2:19
Drawing on empirical research insights, Prof. Bhattacharya points out how companies can maximize the value of their CR initiatives by fostering strong stakeholder relationships to develop, implement, and evaluate compelling CSR programs.
Sustainability: A top concern for CEOs in Asia
31 May, 2012 | Special Webcast | 04:07
CEOs have also recognized that sustainability needs to be incorporated in company values and cascaded down into the ranks. How are they meeting the challenges around quality of life and environmental issues?
The Link Between Diversity & Inclusion and Organization Development Processes: A Benchmark Study
05 December, 2011 | Special Webcast
If organizations are to deliver on the promise of enhanced innovation and having a superior employment brand it is critical that they approach D&I from a culture change perspective; and that means applying and/or fully integrating the D&I agenda.
Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership
27 September, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast contains video clips of the keynote address from The 2011 Conference Board Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference. The speech was titled “Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership.”
Research Partners for Global Corporate Philanthropy
10 August, 2011 | Special Webcast
Corporate philanthropy professionals are invited to attend this webcast to learn more about the nature and scope of the project; the time and financial commitment; and the output of the group and how it will benefit and enhance their current international philanthropic pursuits.
Pairing Corporate Philanthropy with Diversity and Inclusion
07 June, 2011 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss how companies are increasing the coordination between corporate philanthropy/community affairs departments and corporate initiatives around diversity and inclusion.
Arts and Culture – Integral to Success in Global Markets
21 April, 2011 | Special Webcast
Join guests Allen Blevins, Arts & Heritage Program Director, Bank of America and Angel Ysaguirre, Director of Global Community Investing, Boeing, as they discuss ways to incorporate arts programs into global marketing and branding, local community involvement and employee engagement efforts.
Corporate Community Involvement
03 December, 2010 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast contains video clips of Campbell Soup CEO, Doug Conant, discussing Corporate Social Responsibility and Monsanto Fund President, Deborah Patterson discussing “Building a Strong Reputation.”
The Human and Economic Cost of Climate Change: Assets at Risk
11 November, 2010 | Special Webcast
Without further investments in adaptation, climate risks could cost some countries up to 19 percent of annual GDP by 2030, undoing years of development gains.
Corporate Political Activity in the Post Citizen’s United Era
14 October, 2010 | Special Webcast
Key findings from The Conference Board’s new handbook on corporate political activity can help companies navigate recent and impending legislation, avoid pitfalls, and explore emerging best practices
Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Can the EPA Do It?
23 September, 2010 | Special Webcast
The reality of EPA action opens a variety of scenarios for business that are very different from what was envisioned under a cap and trade bill, including litigation, economic impacts and compliance challenges.
Economic Impact on Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Initiatives
15 September, 2010 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast will provide highlights of The 2010 Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference (June, 2010).
The Materiality of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance
12 August, 2010 | Special Webcast
In this webcast we will have an in-depth discussion on the meaning of materiality, how it has evolved (and continues to evolve) in financial reporting and how this can, or cannot, apply effectively to materiality determination of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Future of Integrated Reporting
07 June, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions and how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies.
Understanding the SEC Climate Change Guidance
04 May, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will explore the implications of SEC guidance for corporate measurement and reporting on climate change risks and how this can improve corporate investor relations.
Key Findings from The 2010 Philanthropy Agenda Survey
28 April, 2010 | Special Webcast
Join the report’s author, Carolyn Cavicchio, for a pre-release look at the report’s findings.
Emerging Climate Change Directives from Copenhagen: What does it Mean for Global Business?
14 January, 2010 | Special Webcast
In this webcast, we will hear first-hand impressions of the Copenhagen meeting and how the meeting results will impact global business in the near term.
U.S. Climate Change Strategies without a Clear Legislative Signal
02 December, 2009 | Special Webcast
This webcast includes an overview of the EPA’s Endangerment Finding for GHG emissions, an update of vehicle emissions regulation and standard development, and a discussion of regional cap and trade programs without a federally mandated scheme.
Investing in Learning during Feast or Famine
27 October, 2009 | Special Webcast
Businesses that continue to invest in their learning and development budgets during economic slowdowns benefit from increased market share and profitability.
The Conference Board’s 2009 Corporate Contributions Report –
Pre-Release of Key Findings
29 September, 2009 | Special Webcast
The Conference Board’s annual Corporate Contributions Survey is the oldest and largest survey of charitable giving by major U.S.–based companies.
Corporate Contributions in Hard Times: How Companies are Managing the Economic Downturn
23 June, 2009 | Special Webcast
This webcast will go beyond the statistics and hear directly from companies on how they are adjusting their contributions programs in response to the current economic downturn
The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Corporate Giving
13 May, 2009 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss how 2009 plans for giving by U.S. companies have been impacted by the global economic crisis.
Preparing for Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting in the U.S
29 April, 2009 | Special Webcast
The Conference Board is presenting a webcast dialogue with the EPA to discuss specific aspects of the new forthcoming government regulations on greenhouse gases, and its implications for business including how the data can be used.