CECP Insights Blog

CECP Insights Blog

CECP's CEO Daryl Brewster, other CECP staff, members of CECP's Board of Directors, and other industry thought leaders provide timely insight into trends and developments on the role of business in society.

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When and How to Speak Up: How Companies Can Communicate Their Corporate Purpose
Few of today’s CEOs earned their jobs because they were socially responsible and spoke out on hot topics. Yet now more than ever, key stakeholders want to know where companies and CEOs stand on critical social issues. Speaking out is a 21st-century requirement for the leaders of major companies. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) encourages companies to identify issues that matter...
Jan 15, 2021 9:45 AM ET
CECP's 2020 Look Ahead: Corporate Purpose Defining Stakeholder Capitalism
Anyone with the idea that CEOs and companies can now stand down with a new Administration has sorely underestimated corporations. They will still fill the role of CEO statespeople Yet, the role of a company will change when a little less rests on their shoulders alone. There is still plenty...
Dec 18, 2020 9:00 AM ET
CECP Data Offers a Unique Look at Social Investments Before and After 2020
The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose. Given the rapidly changing state of the world during 2020, CECP took steps to ensure that Giving in Numbers data was supported with...
Nov 13, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Philip Morris International's Statement of Purpose Moves a Step Closer to Action & Sets Example for Others
The Business Roundtable’s Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation in August 2019 elicited many “nice start, what’s next?” reactions. In their article, “...
Oct 1, 2020 12:00 PM ET
Winter Is Coming. Is Your CEO Prepared?
Last week, I spoke on a NIRI Webinar, Leveraging the Power of Retail Investors: Your Company’s Invested Ambassadors. During the conversation, my fellow panelists and I delved into the challenges and opportunities faced by Investor Relations Officers (IROs) seeking to engage with this critical stakeholder group and...
Jun 23, 2020 11:15 AM ET

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