Philanthropy & Citizenship Publications

2017

  1. State of Digital and Social Media Risk Management

    October 2017 | Research Report

    Although digital governance teams and Digital Centers of Excellence are becoming common oversight structures, most do not yet have fully optimized, managed, and resourced processes and programs to manage new and growing types of digital and social media risks.

  2. Environmental and Social Proposals in the 2017 Proxy Season

    October 2017 | Director Notes

    The volume of environmental and social proposals at Russell 3000 companies has consistently gone up in the past five years.

  3. China Center Quick Note: China's New Philanthropy Regulations Should Be Helpful for MNC Donors

    September 2017 | China Center Publications

    Despite legitimate concerns about tightening controls on civil society, China’s new philanthropic regulations portend important improvements to problems long plaguing corporate giving for foreign companies active in the country.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View - Special on Hurricane Harvey

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Special on Hurricane Harvey

  5. 18 Truths about Sustainability: Insights from the 16th Annual Sustainability Summit

    August 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Sustainability reporting needs to be built into everyday business activities, especially since it has become a tool to attract mainstream investors. 

  6. Making Social Enterprises More Effective: The Five-Step Approach to Engaging Stakeholders

    July 2017 | Research Report

    This Giving Thoughts article proposes a transparent, five-step, multiconstituency approach which places stakeholders at the heart of impact measurement decision making.

  7. 25 Truths about Measuring the Impact of Ethics Programs in Your Organization

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies need to be aware of and know how to mitigate the underlying system dynamics that can lead to unethical behavior. 

  8. Toward a New Measurement of the Value of Government Relations: Adapting Sustainability Measurements to Demonstrate Greater Business Value

    July 2017 | Council Perspectives

    Judging government relations value by inappropriate criteria shortchanges the discipline and can render a false conclusion to corporate leaders, leading to resource cuts that ultimately harm the firm.

  9. Future of Disaster Philanthropy

    July 2017 | Research Report

    This Giving Thoughts article describes challenges and opportunities for corporations willing to step up and reimagine the future of disaster philanthropy.

  10. Business Contributions to the Arts: 2017 Edition

    June 2017 | Research Report

    The Conference Board and Americans for the Arts jointly conducted this survey which examines trends in business support and employee engagement for the arts.The report segments aggregate data across industries and size groups.