Corporate Citizenship Perspectives

Four ways to engage your CFO and COO

Posted by Katherine V. Smith, Executive Director on Jun 5, 2014 5:03:41 AM

This spring, we at the Center have been visiting member companies around the country. During these visits, one trend worth noting is that an increasing number of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Chief Operating Officers (COOs) are participating in conversations about corporate citizenship. This is further evidence of the elevation of attention and the increased value placed on corporate citizenship.

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Topics: Corporate Citizenship, Communication, Responsible Corporate Leadership, Strategy, Executive, C-Suite

The Rise of the CSO: From Creating Change to Sustaining Change

Posted by Debbie Baxter on Dec 9, 2013 5:36:33 AM

When I was younger and imagining where my career would take me, the role of Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) did not yet exist in business circles. There were many roles focused on environmental protection but these were largely externally focused on preservation of our resources like trees, minerals and animals. And they did not offer a seat at the board room table – in fact quite the opposite.

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Topics: Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability, Responsible Corporate Leadership, Executive, Brand, Change, C-Suite

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