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CECP: Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose

About Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP)

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (CECP) is a trusted advisor to companies on their corporate purpose journeys to build long-term sustainable value. Working with CEOs and leaders in corporate responsibility, sustainability, foundations, investor relations, finance, legal, and communications, CECP shares actionable insights with its CEO-led coalition to address stakeholder needs.

 Founded in 1999 by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman and other business leaders, CECP is a movement of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies that represent $8.7 trillion in revenues, $47 billion in total community investment, 15.1 million employees, 16 million hours of employee engagement, and $34.1 trillion in assets under management. CECP helps companies transform their strategy by providing research, benchmarking, strategy, convening, and communications in the areas of societal/community investment, employee engagement, environmental social governance/sustainable business, diversity equity inclusion, and telling the story.

For more information, visit http://cecp.co.

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CECP's Global Exchange
The Global Exchange units country-based, mission-driven corporate societal engagement organizations to advance the corporate sector as a force for...

CECP Global Exchange
Uniting mission-driven corporate societal engagement organizations to advance the corporate sector as a force for good around the world. Learn more...

CECP Global Exchange
Uniting mission-driven corporate societal engagement organizations to advance the corporate sector as a force for good around the world. Learn more...

Giving in Numbers™: 2023 Edition
CECP’s Giving in Numbers™ is the premier industry survey and research, providing standard-setting criteria in a go-to guide that has defined the field...

Corporate Foundations: Designing for Impact
The strategic importance of corporate foundations in the current economy is stronger than ever before, with a new report by Chief Executives for...

Board of Boards CEO Conference
CECP’s Board of Boards CEO Conference, consistently rated one of the World’s Top Executive Gatherings in Weber Shandwick’s annual Five Star Conference...

CEO Investor Forum
The CEO Investor Forum is the capital markets engagement division of Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP). We aid and empower CEOs on their...

2022 Giving in Numbers Report
CECP’s Giving in Numbers™ is the premier industry survey and research, providing standard-setting criteria in a go-to guide that has defined the field...

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...

CECP Leadership Announcements
CECP is a CEO-led coalition that believes that a company’s social strategy—how it engages with key stakeholders including employees, communities...

2022 CECP Summit: Shaping the Future
This week, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose© (CECP) is bringing together 200 senior corporate leaders and corporate responsibility professionals...

Investing in Society
Developed from CECP’s original research; findings from the 2017 Giving in Numbers Survey, conducted in association with The Conference Board; and...

CECP's 2021 Giving in Numbers Survey and Report
CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies. It is the premier...

CECP's CEO Investor Forum
The CEO Investor Forum is a global organization preparing corporate leaders for the next generation of stakeholders. The Forum provides support and...

2021 CECP Summit
The annual CECP Summit on May 25-26, 2021 is an experience that brings together nearly 300 corporate leaders who drive social strategies at the world...

CECP's 2020 - 2021 Virtual Board of Boards Series
CECP’s Board of Boards pivoted this year from one annual February event with 50+ CEOs in New York City to a series of virtual sessions throughout the...

CECP's Investing in Society
CECP has launched the newly digitized Investing in Society, an engaging, interactive experience that centralizes and draws themes from key corporate...

CECP Trends and Reports
A collection of news and updates about CECP's original research and insights on corporate social investments

2020 Giving in Numbers
CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies. It is the premier...

2020 CECP Summit
The annual CECP Summit is an experience that brings together nearly 300 corporate leaders who drive social strategies at the world's largest companies...

2020 Board of Boards
CECP’s Board of Boards, a Forbes-named top three “power player” event for CEOs, is a three hour, closed-door networking discussion. This year’s theme...

CECP Insight Blog
Timely insights from CECP staff and partners, providing expert opinions on the issues that companies care about as they carry out their community...

2019 Giving In Numbers
CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies. It is the premier...

CECP 2019 SUMMIT: Integrity and Action: Reshaping the Role of Business
In 2019, this important group convenes to discuss this defining moment for purpose-driven companies and social investment teams – a time when business...

CECP White Papers
CECP partners with affiliated companies to do deep dives on various research topics.

2019 Board of Boards
The 14th Annual Board of Boards hosted by CECP is a closed-door, CEO-only event focused on the business imperative of meeting the needs of customers...

2018 Giving in Numbers
Giving in Numbers, the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally recognized research of corporate social engagement of its kind, is...

CECP 2018 SUMMIT: Leading Through Complexity
The 15th Summit hosted by CECP, on May 22-23 over 250 corporate leaders who drive societal investment strategies at the world’s largest companies will...

Celebration of CECP CEOs and Companies
CECP celebrates new CEOs and companies affiliated with CECP throughout the year.

2018 Board of Boards
Leading CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good –a coalition of more than 200 corporations collectively representing $7 trillion in annual...

Giving Around the Globe
Guidance for corporate community engagement professionals to steer their international strategies and navigate differences around the globe.

2017 Giving in Numbers
An in-depth analysis of 2016 corporate giving and employee engagement data from the world’s largest companies.

ConantLeadership Reaches Milestone: $1 Million in Philanthropic Giving
In service to its mission of championing leadership that works in the 21st century, ConantLeadership announces a milestone achievement of surpassing...

CECP Asks
CECP: The CEO Force for Good regularly surveys its affiliated companies on current social issues that impact their business and stakeholders. Results...

2017 CECP Summit
The annual CECP Summit is an experience that brings together more than 250 corporate leaders from the world’s largest companies who drive societal...

Celebrating the Life of David Rockefeller
CECP celebrates the life of David Rockefeller by reflecting on his contributions to society, including the role he played in the founding of CECP: The...

2017 Board of Boards
Leading CEOs who are a part of CECP: The CEO Force for Good –a coalition of more than 200 corporations collectively representing $7 trillion in annual...

2016 Giving in Numbers Report
CECP is proud to release Giving in Numbers: 2016 Edition, the leading benchmark on corporate giving and employee engagement patterns.

2016 Giving in Numbers Survey Launch
Each year, participating companies complete the Giving in Numbers Survey on the details of their corporate citizenship and philanthropy programs. The...

Release of 2016 Giving Around the Globe + Global Exchange Launch
CECP, the CEO Force for Good, today releases the fourth edition of Giving Around the Globe, a report on corporate societal engagement among large...

2016 Giving in Numbers Brief
The Giving in Numbers Brief is represented through an infographic and includes insights on the funds, resources, and skills that companies invest...

2016 CECP Summit: The New Competitive Advantage
The annual CECP Summit is an experience that brings together more than 250 corporate leaders from the world’s largest companies who drive societal...

CECP Trends
CECP will release periodic trends analysis drawing from its Giving in Numbers data, hundreds of conversations with companies a quarter, and other...

2016 Board of Boards
CECP’s Board of Boards, a Forbes-named top three “power player” event for CEOs, is a three hour, closed-door networking discussion. A benefit of being...

2015 Giving Around the Globe
Giving Around the Globe: 2015 Edition is the leading source for guidance on the global expansion of corporate community engagement. The Giving Around...

2015 Giving in Numbers
Developed by CECP, in association with The Conference Board, Giving in Numbers: 2015 Edition is based on data from 271 companies, including 62 of the...

Giving in Numbers Brief
The Giving in Numbers Brief is represented through an infographic and includes insights on the funds, resources, and skills that companies invest...

2015 Excellence Awards
Excellence Awards winners are added to a distinguished roster of companies that take part in an ongoing awareness building effort on their behalf by...

2015 Summit: Engage
The annual CECP Summit is an experience that brings together more than 250 corporate leaders from the world’s largest companies who drive societal...

Charlie Award 2016
The Charles H. Moore Award for Leadership in Corporate Community Engagement celebrates a corporate community engagement professional who demonstrates...

2015 Summit: Engage
The annual CECP Summit is an experience that brings together more than 250 corporate leaders from the world’s largest companies who drive societal...

2015 Board of Boards
CECP’s Board of Boards, a Forbes-named top three “power player” event for CEOs, is a half-day, closed-door networking discussion, limited to 50...

2014 Giving Around the Globe
2014 Giving Around the Globe report

2014 Giving in Numbers
Each year through its Giving in Numbers survey, CECP collects and reports data on numerous aspects of corporate giving programs internationally...

2014 Excellence Awards
CECP's Excellence Awards are among the most coveted awards in the field, drawing an extraordinary pool of applications each year. Presented annually...

2014 CECP Summit
The CECP Summit is the premier forum for leaders at the intersection of business strategy and societal impact. Attended by 250 decision-makers in...

2014 Board of Boards CEO Roundtable
February 24, 2014 New York Stock Exchange, NYCKEYNOTE Michael T. Duke, Retired President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.FEATURED CEO SPEAKERS Dominic...

CECP's 15th Anniversary
CECP celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2014. Founded by Paul Newman and other business leaders in 1999, CECP looks back on the progress of the last...

2014 Corporate Giving Standard
The source for the most comprehensive look at corporate giving trends year to year, CECP in association with The Conference Board, opens its 13th...

Global Corporate Giving Initiative
How does a company know what counts as a charitable contribution when each country around the world classifies NGOs in differing ways? Committee...

Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy
CECP's Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy are among the most coveted awards in the field, drawing an extraordinary pool of applications each...

Giving in Numbers: 2013 Edition
Giving in Numbers: 2013 Edition is the leading annual analysis of corporate giving patterns.

2013 CECP Summit
A unique annual gathering of senior corporate giving officials at Fortune 500 companies to learn and network:The first analysis of 2012 corporate...

2013 Corporate Giving Standards Survey
The Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) is a unique peer benchmarking tool for corporate giving professionals.

2013 Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy
CECP is now accepting applications for the 2013 Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy. Apply today! The timing of the Awards has shifted; the...

2013 Board of Boards
On February 25, 2013, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), CECP will host the 8th annual Board of Boards CEO Conference, “CALL TO ACTION...

Webinars
Webinars where CECP will be presenting.

Giving in Numbers: 2012 Edition
Giving in Numbers analyzes giving trends from 2011 data provided by an unprecedented 214 corporations, including 62 of the top 100 companies in the...

Resource Guide
CECP's Resource Guide provides free-of-charge a cross-sector listing of background and contact information for more than 100 of the leading...

2012 Corporate Philanthropy Summit
A unique annual gathering of senior corporate giving officials at Fortune 500 companies to learn and network:The first analysis of 2011 corporate...

CECP Career and Internship Opportunties
The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy is the only international forum of business CEOs and chairpersons focused exclusively on corporate...

CECP Member Companies
CECP members represent a powerful network of CEOs and giving professionals. Featuring some of the most prominent leaders in business, our membership...

Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition
Drawn from CECP's Corporate Giving Standard (CGS), which contains over $70 billion in comparative corporate philanthropy data from leading multi...

Shaping the Future: Solving Social Problems through Business Strategy
This groundbreaking report is the result of a collaborative project with McKinsey & Company; research included interviews with dozens of CEOs and...

International Corporate Philanthropy Day
Each year on the fourth Monday in February, the corporate giving community, led by CECP, observes International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an...

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