Initiative on Corporate Philanthropy: Research

The Conference Board Research

As part of its Initiative on Corporate Philanthropy, The Conference Board conducts benchmarking and topical research. Recent publications include:  


After 50 years of producing an annual corporate contributions survey, in 2012 The Conference Board joined forces with CECP, a coalition of CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance.

Getting Involved

The Conference Board is committed supporting its members dedicated to corporate citizenship and philanthropy. For additional information about our Initiative, please contact:

Matteo Tonello, Managing Director, Research, Corporate Leadership, at
+1 212.339.0335 or

Alex Parkinson, Research Associate, Corporate Leadership, at +1 212.339.0382 or

Giving Thoughts Blog and Series

Giving Thoughts Blog The Giving Thoughts Blog is updated weekly with news, thought pieces, Q&As and guest posts from The Conference Board experts, and external contributors.

The Giving Thoughts Series is an online publication in which corporate philanthropy experts delve into the most pressing issues affecting our members. Download the most recent edition here.

Initiative on Sustainability