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CROA members transform ideas into action, advancing corporate responsibility (CR), the profession, and their careers.

As the largest independent CR community, CROA supports the concept that to excel, organizations need to embrace multiple responsibility disciplines including  sustainability, governance, social responsibility, and philanthropy.

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Hear From Our Members
Hear From Our Members

Celebrating Corporate Citizenship: Watch the NYSE Bell Ringing Event at 3:30pm on March 2nd

Co-hosted with NYSE Euronext, this event salutes the good work of leading companies following the announcement of the 2011 100 Best Corporate Citizens list and a forum keynoted by Michael Porter and a panel on Changing the Competitive Equation: Sustainability as a Competitive Advantage. Read More

Click here for a live webcast of the bell ringing event.


What’s New at CROA?

Sustainability Summit Set for November 3-4 in Chicago.  Join the CEOs of NorthernTrust, the Carbon Disclosure Project, Hara, United Airlines and the head of sustainability at HP to discuss, debate, and shape the future of sustainable business. To learn more about this CRO Summit, click here

Collaboration: Can You Work Together? July 19, 2010. President Obama has made open government a pillar of his administration, calling for increased transparency, enhanced collaboration, and improved citizen engagement. The CROA spoke on a panel exploring this theme at the Excellence in Government conference.

CROA launches the Corporate Excellence for Government Roundtable, June 30, 2010. This Roundtable convened the unique community of companies, government executives, nonprofits, and academics committed to improving industry's partnership with the United States government.  Read more.
CROA convenes European Steering Committee in Paris, France on June 21, 2010. The CROA seeks European corporate leaders to serve as Steering Committee Members to help share European CR practices with our growing global association. Read more. 
Best Government Contractors List, June 29, 2010. Using the methodology of it's 11-year-old 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, CR Magazine reveals its inaugural Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting List. Read more. 
Making the CR Business Case to C-Suite, June 17, 2009. Speakers from Washington Gas and Bank of America discussed how to demonstrate to the CEO and CFO that CR & Sustainability make good business sense. Read more.
Corporate Responsibility Black List Released, April 29, 2010. Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s inaugural list highlights the lack of transparency within Russell 1000 companies. Click here to read more about the Bad Business List.
100 Best Corporate Citizens List Announced, March 18, 2010. CROA in partnership with Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its 11th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List in March 2010. The list in known as the world’s top corporate responsibility ranking based on publicly-available information and recognized by PR Week as one of America’s top three most-important business rankings. Click here for more.
NYSE/CROA Unveil Corporate Responsibility Best Practices, February 15, 2010. The NYSE Euronext and CROA have come to together to develop the first comprehensive Corporate Responsibility Best Practices study. Drawing on survey data gathered from across their publically traded companies, this landmark study provides a baseline for measuring and sharing practices. Read more by clicking here. 



CRO Association Board of Governors in CRO Magazine Cover Story

Cover Story

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