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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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    Corporate Purpose on the Rise: Companies on Path to Meet the Needs of All Stakeholders and Address Significant Social Issues Image

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    12-10-19

    Corporate Purpose on the Rise: Companies on Path to Meet the Needs of All Stakeholders and Address Significant Social Issues

     In a year marked by remarkable social actions and investments from some of the world’s largest companies, CECP has released its annual Investing in Society, a must-read source for trends on the corporate sector’s shift towar...

    CECP Announces Abercrombie & Fitch Co. CEO Fran Horowitz to Join Board of Directors Image

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    10-25-19

    CECP Announces Abercrombie & Fitch Co. CEO Fran Horowitz to Join Board of Directors

    As part of its continuing efforts to empower companies to drive long-term business success through positive societal impact, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that Fran Horowitz, CEO, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.,...

    Corporate Giving Tops $26 Billion in 2018, Industry-leading Report Finds, up 11% Since 2016 Image

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    10-22-19

    Corporate Giving Tops $26 Billion in 2018, Industry-leading Report Finds, up 11% Since 2016

    As the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) found in their annual 

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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:...

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