Corporate Philanthropy

Creating Shared Value
Feb 28, 2011 5:00 PM ET

What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night?

By Emily Drew, Chamber BCLC researcher and writer

“What keeps you awake at night?”  Charlie Moore asks business leaders this question to help guide them to meaningful philanthropy.  The answers vary, he says. 

For some it’s education.  Others are concerned about literacy or financial literacy, water, or hunger.  CEOs—like many people—worry about the world now and then, he notes.  Unlike most people, they have major resources to address the monsters in the closet.

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