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Boston College Corporate Citizenship News

The Boston College Center is recognized around the world as the place where all companies - from those with a long track record in corporate citizenship to those just getting started - collaborate. The following news articles are examples of collaboration and what is happening in our community.

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From the Corner Office: Perspectives on Corporate Citizenship
Business leaders are aware of the increasingly significant role that corporate citizenship can play in overall business strategy, and how—if effectively aligned—investments can improve performance. According to the Center’s ...
Dec 14, 2015 2:35 PM ET
Applied Materials’ Education Initiative Aims to Increase Graduation Rates and Student Success
The forthcoming 2015 Community Involvement Survey illustrates that many companies are addressing relevant social issues, with a prominent focus on K-12 education. The survey shows that nearly 55 percent of companies include education among their top issues for attention and investment.  With nearly 20 percent of students failing to graduate on...
Dec 7, 2015 5:00 PM ET
How Companies Can Take Action on Climate Change
Climate change is again trending as a topic within corporate citizenship and the larger business community. The release of Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si” (Be Praised), which highlights the impact developed economies are having on our planet and our responsibilities to act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, and the upcoming...
Dec 6, 2015 9:00 AM ET
GRI’s Reporting 2025: A Look Ahead with Katherine V. Smith
Once the province of a few unusually green or community-oriented companies, sustainability reporting is now a best practice employed by companies worldwide. A full 95 percent of the Global 250 ...
Dec 5, 2015 8:20 AM ET
Heating up the Fight Against Climate Change
Over the past year, the debate about what actions should be taken to halt climate change has continued in earnest. Involvement from experts, religious leaders, companies, activists, and consumers has reached a fever pitch, and governments have responded. The United States and China reached a historic agreement to curb emissions and promote renewable energy, which has led to...
Dec 4, 2015 8:00 AM ET