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The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) is the only international forum of business leaders focused on increasing the level and quality of corporate philanthropy. Membership includes more than 180 global CEOs and chairpersons of companies that collectively account for more than 40% of reported corporate giving in the United States. Membership is by invitation and is renewed annually.

CECP provides member companies with peer-to-peer executive convenings, premier networking events for corporate giving industry professionals, cutting-edge research publications, a proprietary, on-demand benchmarking system of corporate philanthropy data, and exclusive media opportunities.

Founded in 1999 by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, together with John Whitehead, Peter Malkin, and other business leaders, CECP continues to inspire and challenge leaders in the private sector to find innovative ways to fulfill unmet social needs and to lead the way towards better alignment of business and social strategies.

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    Revisit 2018 Trends in Corporate Social Investment through Investing in Society Image

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    06-21-19

    Revisit 2018 Trends in Corporate Social Investment through Investing in Society

    As we approach Summer 2019, 2018 feels distant. With hindsight comes clarity, making now a great time to look back at the biggest trends and insights that defined the corporate social investment space last year.

    Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) launched 

    Insights Collection Delivers Fresh Summary of 2018 Trends in Corporate Social Investment Image

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    12-31-18

    Insights Collection Delivers Fresh Summary of 2018 Trends in Corporate Social Investment

    To capture the sum of the social investments and impact made by businesses around the world, CECP has released the year-end edition of Investing in Society, the industry’s annual report providing a comprehensive look back at the biggest t...

    Stock Market Reactions to Long-Term Plans Measured for First Time Image

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    11-28-18

    Stock Market Reactions to Long-Term Plans Measured for First Time

    Institutional investors act when they hear how companies will create value over the long-term. In a new study, 

    Collected Insights Offer a Strategic Roadmap for Companies as They Respond to New Global Challenges Image

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    07-04-17

    Collected Insights Offer a Strategic Roadmap for Companies as They Respond to New Global Challenges

    Further reinforcing trends seen over the last six months, CECP: The CEO Force for Good has drawn together its current research base to develop a series of insights designed to help guide companies as they shape their social strategies, which have gain...

    2017 Giving in Numbers Survey Launches Image

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    02-10-17

    2017 Giving in Numbers Survey Launches

     CECP, in association with The Conference Board, announced the launch of the 16th annual Giving in Numbers survey. The largest and most robust of its kind, the survey is open through March ...

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    10-13-16

    World’s Largest Companies Seeing Financial Performance Aligned with Social Responsibility

    In the most comprehensive annual analysis of corporate societal engagement, CECP:...

    Global Study Finds Corporate Societal Engagement Increasing Internationally, with Majority of Companies Utilizing Global Volunteerism Image

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    09-22-16

    Global Study Finds Corporate Societal Engagement Increasing Internationally, with Majority of Companies Utilizing Global Volunteerism

    A leading study shows a sharp increase in corporate societal engagement across borders in Africa and Asia, and the continuation of a high-level of international corporate societal investment in Europe. Giving Around ...

    Corporate Benchmarking Leaders Coming Together to Strengthen Annual Reporting of Giving Trends Image

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    01-27-12

    Corporate Benchmarking Leaders Coming Together to Strengthen Annual Reporting of Giving Trends

    The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) and The Conference Board are joining forces to promote one survey to capture the full scope and scale of annual contributions by leading global companies. CECP, now in association with The Conference Board, produces an annual benchmarking re...

    Companies Report Increased 2010 Contributions, But Show Divergent Paths Since The Economic Downturn In 2007 Image

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    10-27-11

    Companies Report Increased 2010 Contributions, But Show Divergent Paths Since The Economic Downturn In 2007

    Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) released Giving in Numbers: 2011 Edition, the CEO membership organization’s seventh a...

    CEOs Pursue Business Opportunities Where Corporate and Societal Priorities Converge Image

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    06-22-11

    CEOs Pursue Business Opportunities Where Corporate and Societal Priorities Converge

    Can businesses sustain meaningful growth, drive innovation, and simultaneously address some of the most important societal challenges facing communities and nations globally? The CEOs whose insights form the basis of a new research report by the Committee Encouraging Corpora...

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