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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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    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...

    Douglas R. Conant of Campbell Soup Company, Jay S. Fishman of The Travelers Companies, Inc., and Klaus Kleinfeld of Alcoa INC. join CECP's Board of Directors Image

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    06-18-09

    Douglas R. Conant of Campbell Soup Company, Jay S. Fishman of The Travelers Companies, Inc., and Klaus Kleinfeld of Alcoa INC. join CECP's Board of Directors

    NEW YORK, NY, June 2, 2009 ⎯ The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), a global forum of business CEOs and chairpersons focused exclusively on corporate philanthropy, welcomes three new leaders to its distinguished board of directors "“ Douglas R. Conant, pr...

    Over Half of Companies Increase Their Philanthropy in 2008, Despite Economic Decline Image

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    06-02-09

    Over Half of Companies Increase Their Philanthropy in 2008, Despite Economic Decline

    New York, New York. - June 2, 2009 "“ Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) shares a first-look at results from its annual philanthropy survey of nearly 140 leading companies, revealing that 53% of companies increased their total philanthropic donati...

    The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy Leads the Celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day Image

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    02-23-09

    The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy Leads the Celebration of International Corporate Philanthropy Day

    NEW YORK, NY. - February 23, 2009 - Today leading companies and organizations around the world celebrate International Corporate Philanthropy Day, a day designated to showcase strategic corporate philanthropy initiatives and encourage further cross-sector partnerships in sup...

    CECP Releases New Report on Data Trends in Corporate Philanthropy Image

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    11-25-08

    CECP Releases New Report on Data Trends in Corporate Philanthropy

    NEW YORK,NY. - November 25, 2008 "“ Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy released Giving in Numbers 2008 Edition, the annual analysis report on corporate giving trends. Giving in Numbers offers a comprehensive study of 2007 corp...

    PNC Financial, Moody's Corporation, and Community Voice Mail Win Prestigious Corporate Philanthropy Awards Image

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    02-25-08

    PNC Financial, Moody's Corporation, and Community Voice Mail Win Prestigious Corporate Philanthropy Awards

    NEW YORK - February 25, 2008 "“ Today, The PNC Financial Services Group and Moody’s Corporation receive prestigious awards for their corporate philanthropy programs in celebration of National Corporate Philanthropy Day. The winners, both financial firms, focus ...

    New Research Shows Corporate Philanthropy Continues to Rise Despite Drop in Disaster-Relief Funding in 2006 Image

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    06-04-07

    New Research Shows Corporate Philanthropy Continues to Rise Despite Drop in Disaster-Relief Funding in 2006

    NEW YORK- June 4, 2007 "“ Contrary to expectations, new research finds that corporate philanthropy remained strong in 2006, increasing on average 4.7% for top companies. After a spike in corporate giving in 2005, due in part to beyond-budget disaster-relief funding in...

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