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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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Advancing Your CSR Efforts in 2018: Start With These Great Reads
This year, there have been more articles about the evolution and growth of CSR than anyone could read. On the first few days of 2018, I share here a few of the most thoughtful and important pieces I read from this past year. In total, they take only 45 minutes to read. In no particular order, here they are: *What CSR Looks Like During a Trump Presidency (Fast Company, 4-min. read): ...
Jan 12, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Women Roar and a Few Corporate CEOs Bet on Them
By far the best thing CEOs and their companies can do to combat sexism, gender discrimination, and sexual misconduct–in short, to support women–is to put diverse women into half of the positions of power and leadership. This is how we resolve a foul, permissive culture. Can you hear the roar in the corporate corridors? Just days ago, Uber ...
Jan 5, 2018 9:00 AM ET
10 Years of BISC | The Importance of BISC Research for the Corporate Social Investment
Comunitas, a civil society organization based in São Paulo, and the Brazilian Local Authority of the Global Exchange led by CECP, recently published the 10th edition of ...
Jan 3, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Corporate Leadership, Social Progress
As the wild ride of 2017 comes to an end, we reflect on a year that was replete with loss and pain, but also a year when leading corporations have stepped up on major social issues. Through CECP’s collaboration with 200+ companies, hundreds of monthly inquiries and discussions, proprietary surveys, and conversations with leading experts and on-the-ground practitioners, we see six trends...
Dec 18, 2017 3:30 PM ET
New Public-Private Partnership Promises Shared Value for Better Nutrition and Livelihoods in Nigeria
In Kaduna State, Nigeria, as in many parts of the developing world, post-harvest losses due to high levels of mycotoxins, such as aflatoxin, and other contaminants have plagued staple crops such as maize and soybean, making it much harder for small-holder farmers to earn a decent income. These mycotoxins also threaten the health and lives of humans and animals. These contaminants lead to...
Nov 27, 2017 11:45 AM ET