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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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    Companies Report Increased Philanthropic Giving in 2010 Image

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    06-02-11

    Companies Report Increased Philanthropic Giving in 2010

    Preliminary survey findings by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) show that 65% of companies gave more in 2010 than they did in 2009, with 40% of companies increasing giving by 10% or more. However, median total giving, indicative of the typical company...

    CECP Elects Douglas R. Conant as its New Chairman to Succeed Harold McGraw III Image

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    06-01-11

    CECP Elects Douglas R. Conant as its New Chairman to Succeed Harold McGraw III

    The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), a global forum of more than 180 global CEOs and chairpersons focused on raising the level and quality of corporate philanthropy, today announced that Douglas R. Conant, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, has b...

    Goldman Sachs and Bristol-Myers Squibb Win CECP's Corporate Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy; DonorsChoose.org, in Partnership with Crate and Barrel, Receives the Nonprofit Award for Corporate Partnership Image

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    06-01-11

    Goldman Sachs and Bristol-Myers Squibb Win CECP's Corporate Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy; DonorsChoose.org, in Partnership with Crate and Barrel, Receives the Nonprofit Award for Corporate Partnership

    Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), the only international forum of business leaders exclusively focused on raising the level and quality of corporate philanthropy, presents the 11th Annual Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy to two corpor...

    Business CEOs Gather for International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD) Image

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    02-28-11

    Business CEOs Gather for International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD)

    Today, leading companies and organizations around the world recognize International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an international advocacy day, now in its 8th year, which mobilizes the business community to share best practices, develop partnerships, a...

    New CECP Data Report on Corporate Philanthropy Shows that the Majority of Companies Gave Less in 2009, but Contributions in Aggregate Rose Image

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    10-27-10

    New CECP Data Report on Corporate Philanthropy Shows that the Majority of Companies Gave Less in 2009, but Contributions in Aggregate Rose

    Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) released Giving in Numbers: 2010 Edition, the CEO membership organization's annual report on corporate giving, drawing from over $70 billion in historical data since 2001. 171 prominent companies partici...

    CECP Report Proposes New Approach for Business to Solve Societal Challenges in the Coming Decade Image

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    06-17-10

    CECP Report Proposes New Approach for Business to Solve Societal Challenges in the Coming Decade

    Looking forward to the next decade, CECP and McKinsey & Company have embarked on several months of research into the issues and potential scenarios businesses will confront in the next decade. The result, a groundbreaking new report, "

    In a Turbulent Year, a Majority of Companies Reduce Giving Image

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    06-09-10

    In a Turbulent Year, a Majority of Companies Reduce Giving

    The tumultuous economic climate of 2009 was mirrored in the results of CECP's 2009 corporate giving data, based on the annual Corporate Giving Standard(1) survey results. Over 165 companies participated in the survey, combining to report a total of $12.1 billion in ...

    Intel, General Mills, The Boston Beer Company, and Partners In Health Win Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy Image

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    06-02-10

    Intel, General Mills, The Boston Beer Company, and Partners In Health Win Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy

    Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) presents the 10th Annual Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy to three corporations and one nonprofit for programs selected by an independent multidisciplinary jury according to the following criteria: dem...

    Global CEOs First to Review New CECP Research on Corporate Community Involvement in 2020 Image

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    04-27-10

    Global CEOs First to Review New CECP Research on Corporate Community Involvement in 2020

    On the morning of Friday 7 May 2010, CECP will hold its first-ever international Board of Boards CEO Conference in London together with the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF). This event, which has been held in New York for five consecutive years, is consistently na...

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    02-22-10

    CECP Leads International Corporate Philanthropy Day

    Today, leading companies and organizations around the world celebrate International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), a day designated to highlight milestones and achievements in corporate philanthropy and encourage further corporate community investment. The Committee Enco...

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