Corporate Citizenship

How to Leave A Legacy of Doing Good Through Brand Citizenship

Shareholder value has always been a corporation's focus. But the peak of the economic crisis in 2008, however, accelerated a nascent trend and emphasized a shift from shareholder to stakeholder value.

Improving Emissions Targets: “If Trump Won’t Do It, We Will,” CEOs Say

More U.S. organizations are taking climate change seriously and have committed to emissions reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement.

This Is No Time For Silence

Throughout U.S. history, business leaders were as renowned for shaping public opinion as they were for private sector leadership. Yet, the concept of CEO as corporate statesman has been a matter of debate.

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: Building a Donor-Advised Fund

How a former airline catering business CEO and a former lifestyle and media company CEO got involved with a donor-advised fund

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: How a Hotel Industry President Created a Private Foundation

“About 25 years ago, sitting at my desk contemplating a fifth, sixth and seventh hotel, it occurred to me I had been blessed beyond anything I had ever imagined and it was time for me to acknowledge the presence of God and also to try to offer a helping hand to people who need it."

“Murder Capital USA” Debunked: Chicago CEOs Pledge Their Allegiance to Their City

Fairly or unfairly, Chicago has become known as the modern-day “Murder Capital USA.” And the perception puts CEOs of Chicago-based companies on the spot in more ways than one.

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: Working to Solve World Problems

Guide to Giving Part 1 - How a former investment services exec created a supporting foundation

CEOs are Doing a Lot to Boost the Digital IQ in U.S. Schools

Across America, CEOs and their companies are responding to the urgent need to overhaul the education system, because they want to continue to maintain the nation’s edge in digital tech.

Tips from Kimberly-Clark on Recruiting Digital-Native Employees

Kimberly-Clark is attracting digitally enterprising millennials to its North American consumer-products business, which is headquartered in relatively bucolic northeastern Wisconsin.

CEOs’ Post Paris Protocol: Flight or Fight?

Whether CEOs dropped out of the Business Council or stayed, many vocally opposed President Trump's decision to drop out of the Paris climate accord.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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