Registration open for Boston College International Corporate Citizenship Conference

April 10-12 event will connect more than 500 leaders in Minneapolis
Dec 1, 2010 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass.  - December 1, 2010 - The value of corporate citizenship can be measured by how well business strategy links with employees, customers, community, planet and profits. At the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's 2011 conference, April 10-12 in Minneapolis, participants will learn more about how other companies develop winning strategies and provide benefits to both society and the business.

Each year the Carroll School of Management and its Boston College Center organizes the International Corporate Citizenship Conference that draws hundreds of professionals from around the world. Leading policy makers from the largest domestic and international corporations attend, including managers of corporate citizenship and community involvement, public relations, public affairs, foundations, communications, sustainability, work/life issues, and other professionals responsible for community and business strategies. Registration is now open for this conference where participants will:
  • Meet and network with colleagues and other corporate citizenship experts

  • Learn about the latest trends, best practices and research

  • Listen to inspiring speakers

  • Leave with new tools, skills and concepts to maximize the impact of your work      

  • Be in Good Company with 500 of the leading corporate citizenship practitioners, thinkers and influencers

The conference experience begins with registration as participants are welcomed to join the Boston College Center’s exclusive online Member Community where they can engage with other attendees before meeting them in April. The Center provides regular updates on conference developments and welcomes ideas for conference sessions.    The 2011 conference is in Minneapolis to recognize the long-standing tradition of corporate citizenship practiced by local businesses such as Best Buy, CenterPoint Energy, General Mills, Target and many others. Attendees will learn how the Twin Cities business tradition has prevailed against the test of time -- including economic ups and downs, mergers and acquisitions, and the competitive nature of business. Minnesota-based Best Buy is convening sponsor for the conference and heads a growing list of sponsors.   A discount fee is available for attendees who register before January 15 for the conference, which is being held at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. The Carroll School of Management’s Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College is a membership-based research organization. It is committed to helping business leverage its social, economic and human assets to ensure both its success and a more just and sustainable world. As a leading resource on corporate citizenship, the Center works with global corporations to help them define, plan and operationalize their corporate citizenship. Through the power of research, management and leadership programs, and the insights of its more than 350 corporate members, the Center creates knowledge, value and demand for corporate citizenship.   For more information contact:
Tim Wilson, Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
Email: Phone: 617-552-1173   BCCCC10596