Frontier Markets.  Global Partnerships.  Local Solutions.<br />2010 Global Corporate Citizenship Conference<br />
<ul><li>September 27-29, 2010
US Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center
200+ participants
Reps from corporations, NGOs, government, and international organizations
Topics include:  poverty alleviation, econ development, health care, water sanitation, women & girls, technology for devel...
Why Businesses Give?<br />The unifying theme is it has to be good for the business.  Companies consciously think about hav...
Supporting Corporate Marketing<br />Individuals, businesses, organizations can apply for grants to create positive impact<...
<ul><li>Funding
Project Concept
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2010 global corporate citizenship conference

  1. 1. Frontier Markets. Global Partnerships. Local Solutions.<br />2010 Global Corporate Citizenship Conference<br />
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  3. 3. <ul><li>September 27-29, 2010
  4. 4. US Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center
  5. 5. 200+ participants
  6. 6. Reps from corporations, NGOs, government, and international organizations
  7. 7. Topics include: poverty alleviation, econ development, health care, water sanitation, women & girls, technology for development, and disaster relief.</li></li></ul><li>Building Effective Partnerships<br />Investment vs. Philanthropy<br />Strategic Engagement vs. Implementation Discussion<br />Think beyond Traditional Roles<br />
  8. 8. Why Businesses Give?<br />The unifying theme is it has to be good for the business. Companies consciously think about having three focuses:<br />Strategic building of the company brand<br />Local relationship building<br />Building a community of employees<br />Source: Melissa Brown, Associate Director of Research at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University <br />
  9. 9. Supporting Corporate Marketing<br />Individuals, businesses, organizations can apply for grants to create positive impact<br />32 grants every month <br />1 year, $5,000-$250,000<br />Approved ideas compete online through public voting<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Funding
  11. 11. Project Concept
  12. 12. Marketing </li></ul>Grants Management<br />Implementation Support<br />
  13. 13. P.A.C.E. Program<br />Strengthening Local Relationships<br />P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement, Career Enhancement) Program for Women Garment Workers<br />Partner: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)<br />Started in 2007<br />Factory-based education<br /> India, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Vietnam<br />
  14. 14. Corporate Service Corps<br />Building a community of employees<br />Employee-based volunteerism program <br />Government agencies, CSOs, small businesses<br /><ul><li>Promotes economic growth in emerging markets
  15. 15. Provide new global business and leadership opportunities for IBM staff</li></ul>Since 2008, 300 IBMers (US or non-US) sent to Ghana, India, Tanzania, Romania, South Africa, Nigeria, and Brazil<br />
  16. 16. Corporate Service Corps<br /><ul><li>Funding
  17. 17. Employees
  18. 18. Corporate Knowledge
  19. 19. Program Design
  20. 20. Program Management
  21. 21. Local Networks
  22. 22. Funding
  23. 23. Local Networks</li></li></ul><li>Exploring True Synergies<br />Challenges of CSR Programs<br />What can IREX offer to corporations?<br />Rethink IREX’s expertise<br />

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