Jean Case: Doing Well by Doing Good --Celebrating International Corporate Philanthropy Day

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Jean Case: Doing Well by Doing Good --Celebrating International Corporate Philanthropy Day

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@jeancase contributes to the @cecp_community blog for #icpd, "Doing Well by Doing Good" http://cecp.me/fnhqKB
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 10:30am

CAMPAIGN: International Corporate Philanthropy Day

CONTENT: Blog

I’ve long been a believer that the corporate sector has the potential to play a key—indeed, essential—role in addressing complex social problems. As creators of new products and markets, companies play a vital role in our nation’s success, creating jobs and ensuring our competitiveness. But the corporate role doesn’t stop there. Companies also play a critical role in the development of communities, and in tackling social challenges.
 
That’s why it is important for us to celebrate International Corporate Philanthropy Day today.   We should reflect on the great contributions businesses have already made—and also acknowledge the potential that remains for the corporate sector to truly do well by doing good.

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Courtney Murphy
Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
http://www.corporatephilanthropy.org
Keywords: Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Case Foundation | Partnerships | Philanthropy | crowd sourcing | international corporate philanthropy day | jean case

CAMPAIGN: International Corporate Philanthropy Day

CONTENT: Blog