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Philanthropy & Citizenship Publications

2018

  1. 2018 Excellence in New Communications Awards: Winning Case Studies

    June 2018 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article showcases the winners of the 2018 Excellence in New Communications Awards.

  2. Total Impact Valuation: Appendixes

    June 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Appendixes to Total Impact Valuation. Appendix A: Companies in our sample; Appendix B: Economic, social, and environmental indicators used in total impact valuation methodologies; Appendix C: Examples of valuation approaches by indicator.

  3. Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices

    June 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Total impact valuation—the practice of quantifying and monetizing a company’s economic, social, and environmental impacts—has almost as many methodologies as it has companies engaging in the practice. 

  4. Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices (Executive Summary)

    June 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Total impact valuation—the practice of quantifying and monetizing a company’s economic, social, and environmental impacts—has almost as many methodologies as it has companies engaging in the practice. 

  5. Total Impact Valuation: Overview of Current Practices (Expanded Report)

    June 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Total impact valuation—the practice of quantifying and monetizing a company’s economic, social, and environmental impacts—has almost as many methodologies as it has companies engaging in the practice. Includes 3 appendixes.

  6. Anticipating Business Risk in the New Social Media Landscape

    June 2018 | Research Report

    This Giving Thoughts article guides corporate leaders on how to identify the “inherent negatives” in their business models and mitigate the resulting social risks in ways that benefit both their business and society.

  7. ESG Rating and Ranking Initiatives -- A Necessary Evil?

    May 2018 | Executive Action Report

    This publication provides an overview of how ESG initiatives came about, including their emergence and evolution. It draws upon inputs from users in relation to these initiatives.

  8. Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions to Silicon Valley's Disinformation Problem

    April 2018 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article sheds light on the root causes of the disinformation problem that is poisoning the infosphere.

  9. China Center Research Brief: All signs point to much stronger environmental protection in China

    April 2018 | China Center Publications

    Last winter’s air pollution control plan in the larger Beijing area was unprecedented both in scale and intensity. The action plan was part of a much broader, central government-led effort to tackle China’s pervasive air pollution problem and significantly ramp up environmental protection efforts in general. 

  10. EU Circular Economy Package: A Challenging Yet Important Impulse

    April 2018 | Director Notes

    Corporate boards should be aware of the European Commission’s concepts of “recycle, repair and re-use” and waste avoidance, which are central to its Circular Economy Package.