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EF to Host Corporate Social Impact Conference on March 9, 2012

Submitted by: Entrepreneurs’ Foundation of SVCF

Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions

Posted: Mar 06, 2012 – 04:46 PM EST

 

SAN JOSE, Calif., Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - March 7, 2012 EF’s Corporate Citizenship Conference will be held on Friday, March 9th at eBay’s Town Hall Conference Center in San Jose, CA. The one day conference will focus on "Corporate Social Impact” and aims to bring together 150 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals interested in creating, enhancing, and strengthening their corporate citizenship and philanthropy programs.  The Conference will also showcase corporate citizenship programs through panels and workshops with representation of a broad variety of large and small, public and private companies.  Also at the conference will be presentations featuring a number of celebrated experts who will address trends, metrics, best practices, and issues facing companies today.  Attendees will receive a preview of high level findings from EF's CSR Study and the opportunity to view product demonstrations from a variety of service providers.  

Thought leaders from all over North America will share best practices, trends, metrics and issues that companies are addressing through their CSR programs. The day will include keynote addresses from Eric (Ric) Young, President, E.Y.E. | The Social Projects Studio, Chris Jarvis, Co-Founder and Senior Consultant for Realized Worth and Michael Furdyk, Co-Founder, TakingITGlobal.

There will be six breakout sessions on topics including Collective Impact, Community Involvement, Creating Shared Value, Employee Engagement, Global Impact and Measuring Impact. A sample of the presenting companies and organizations include:  Cisco Systems, Deloitte, FSG, HP, Juniper Networks, Kaiser, McKinsey, NetApp, NVIDIA, Polycom, PwC Canada Foundation, Salesforce Foundation, Silver Spring Networks, Stanford’s Center for Social Innovation, Stanford Social Innovation Review and many more. The conference will also have brief product demonstrations from Benevity, Causecast, JK Group, MicroEdge, YourCause, & VolunteerMatch

Conference materials and presentations will be publicly available on the EF website after the conference. The conference will also be live streamed and accessible via www.efcsr.org. The event will be shared throughout the day on Twitter. Join the conversation at #EFCCC2012.

“Through EF’s Corporate Citizenship Conference:  Corporate Social Impact, EF is challenging companies to think beyond check book philanthropy.  We aim to inspire companies to envision how they can boldly tackle some of our society’s most difficult problems through by leveraging their expertise, products and services.  When that happens, not only do our communities win but so do companies” stated Diane Solinger, executive director of EF.

The EF Corporate Citizenship Conference is designed to provide learning opportunities for companies with programs of any size, reflecting the range of expertise that EF provides at all stages of developing a corporate citizenship program. Register now! The conference is free for companies in the EF network and $250 for general attendees

About EF
EF is a non-profit public charity on a mission to encourage, empower and enhance corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility programs. EF encourages companies to be philanthropic by providing guidance and expertise to companies that haven’t yet adopted a community or philanthropy program; empowers companies to be philanthropic by providing open sourced resources, tools and best practices and on-line and in-person forums to make it easy for companies to learn on their own or from each other; and EF enhances corporate philanthropy by providing direct services to companies who have programs in place but need strategic or tactical support to make their programs better.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: 650-575-2202
Twitter: EFConnections

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Entrepreneurs’ Foundation of SVCF

 

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