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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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Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech: Equity Along the Spectrum
The Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech Accelerate Community has taken a deep dive into the structure and objectives of individual programs focused on tech equity in the portfolios of its members. The objective of the CECP community is to develop a framework that can render corporate efforts in tech equity more...
Feb 9, 2018 8:35 AM ET
An Unprecedent Study on French People’s Opinion on Philanthropy
On October 2017, Admical, a Paris-based NGO and the French Local Authority of the Global Exchange, published a first-of-its-kind study in partnership with the institute of studies Kantar Public, which aimed to understand French people’s opinion on philanthropy. Built on a two-phase methodology, the...
Feb 5, 2018 9:45 AM ET
Response to WSJ’s “Stocks Weren’t Made for Social Climbing”
Andy Kessler made some interesting points in his piece, “Stocks Weren’t Made for Social Climbing” (1/21/18). Chiefly, we at CECP: The CEO Force for Good, agree with his emphasis on the importance of profits. The issue is how you get there and how to create sustainable value, not just short-term gains. When he suggests that to invest in socially motivated companies, one is passing up...
Feb 2, 2018 9:15 AM ET
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