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Founded in 1999 by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman and other business leaders to create a better world through business, CECP has grown to a movement of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies. CECP is a CEO-led coalition that believes that a company’s social strategy — how it engages with key stakeholders including employees, communities, investors, and customers — determines company success.

Latest stories from CECP

Measurement must keep up with evolving social efforts

Measuring and evaluating social outcomes presents a unique challenge for corporations.

Investing in society

The last year has been extraordinary, with traditions upended and instability the norm. Overwhelmingly, however, businesses have emerged as a steadying force.

The new normal of corporate giving

Companies must address short-term shareholder calls for investment returns while meeting broader stakeholder expectations for long-term social impact. But how?

Should every CEO be an activist?

Daryl Brewster, the CEO of CECP, explores the idea that speaking out is becoming a 21st century requirement for the leaders of major companies.

Starting strong in corporate societal engagement leadership: your first 90 days

Congratulations! You’ve earned a senior role in your company’s societal engagement function. Now what?