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 Climate Leadership Conference
February 29 - March 1, Fort Luaderdale FL
Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center

Join us at the first annual Climate Leadership Conference will bring together leaders from business, government and academic institutions, and the non-profit community interested in exchanging ideas and information on how to address climate change while simultaneously running their operations more competitively and sustainably. 

CROA members receive 20% off registration; please contact Kim Gilliam if interested.  Click here for additional conference information.

EF 2012 Corporate Citizenship  Conference
March 9, San Jose CA
eBay Town Hall Conference Center

EF's Corporate Citizenship Conference, "Corporate Social Impact" is an event designed for companies interested in creating, enhancing, and strengthening their corporate community involvement and philanthropy programs. The Conference will showcase corporate citizenship programs and feature panels and workshops from a broad variety of large and small, public and private companies.
March 26-29, London

sector, cross-discipline dialogue leading to Rio+20 and towards a sustainable and resilient planet. CROA  will be sending a delegation of corporate responsibility business leaders to ask the scientific community for help with the key challenges they face.  Contact us if you would like to be a part of this delegation.

Why should you attend? Join over 2500 senior policymakers, industry leaders, NGOs, young scientists, the media, and academics to discuss the latest insights on climate, ecological degradation, human well-being, planetary thresholds, food security, water security, energy, sustainability, governance across scales and poverty alleviation.

Click here to learn more about Planet Under Pressure or register today and receive a 10% discount using promotion code PLAN10.


March 29, Washington DC
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

The American Council for Technology (ACT) - Industry Advisory Council (IAC) and the U.S. General Services Administration will jointly host Acquisition Excellence 2012 to provide a collaborative forum to discuss and develop actionable ideas on federal information technology acquisition, policy, and program management issues in these challenging budget times. The collaborative forum will expand and refocus the goals of the Interagency Resources Management Conference, commonly known as IRMCO, and will maintain a two-to-one government to industry ratio. More than 500 government and industry executives are expected to attend.

Join CROA there to discuss how CR and sustainability can be incorporated into government  procurement.  Click here for more information.


Join major multinational corporations and their implementing partners at CDC Development Solutions’ 3rd Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference from 11-12 April, 2012 in Washington, DC! Whether you have an existing International Corporate Volunteerism (ICV) program or are just thinking of getting started, this interactive event will provide opportunities to hear about best practices in design, implementation and measurement and to engage with top thought leaders and practitioners in the ICV space.

The conference, hosted by CDC Development Solutions, will once again welcome participants from over 150 companies - from small businesses to Fortune 500s - NGOs, and government agencies. This year’s event will provide even more opportunities for smaller group interactions and networking and will include the unveiling of the results of the 2012 ICV Benchmarking Study, showcasing the enormous growth and trends in the field. On CDS’ website you can find information from last year's Conference and you can review the 2011 ICV Benchmarking Study that shows the enormous growth in this field. The 2012 Benchmarking Study is currently underway.

The conference will look at what lies ahead in this growing area, including measurement and ROI, impact to local organizations, and tying the program directly into business, CSR, and human resource strategies.  Click here for more information. 



BCLC "Conversations with Stephen" Event
featuring CROA Executive Director Richard Crespin
March 30, 2-3:15pm ET
, Online & Washington DC 

Join BCLC’s Stephen Jordan and the CROA's Richard Crespin as they uncover new findings from recent research into the state of the CR profession. Participate virtually via the live streaming audiocast and Twitter chat or in person if you are in the DC area, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the Lee Anderson Veterans' Center. 
Click here for more information, registration will be available online soon! 


COMMIT!West: Driving Commitment from Occupy to Occupations in Responsibility
San Francisco State University
April 12-14

Save the date -- more information coming soon!

A collaborative conference hosted by CROA & San Francisco State University's Center for Ethical & Sustainable Business.  This event will focus on the role  of the CR Professional in driving commitments to corporate sustainability and transparency.  Save the date - more information coming soon!

2012 BCLC National Conference - Forecast: Corporate Citizenship and America's Future
April 16-18, Atlanta GA
Westin Peachtree Plaza

Join the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) for this high-impact conference where registrants will connect on how to advance corporate citizenship to confront today’s challenges and to provide solutions for tomorrow’s opportunities. The conference has four areas of focus: Health and Wellness; Sustainability; Education; and Community Development.

The conference will consist of interviews with corporate leaders, enlightening plenary discussion, active audience participation, best practice models, and breakout sessions. Click here to review the agenda.  Plus, be there for the presentation of the 5th Annual Siemens Sustainable Community Award to a small, medium, and large size community.  Register today!


CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List Announcement & Event
April 17, New York City, NY 
NYSE Euronext

At a special invitation-only event on the afternoon of April 17th at the New York Stock Exchange, CR Magazine will once again announce its annual list highlighting leadership in corporate transparency and accountability.  The agenda will include a CEO Panel on "Enduring Responsibility" honoring CEOs whose companies have appeared on the list for five years in a row.

Click here to view the 2011 100 Best Corporate Citizens List and learn more about the methodology.

ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement
May 21-23, Anaheim CA

Anaheim Convention Center

The place to be if you need to improve efficiency in your company or implement any quality tool or cost-savings, this year co-located with the Quality in Sustainability Conference. Join CROA for a joint presentation on sustainability in the supply chain.

Click here to view the full conference program.


 CR Commit!Forum 2012: Good Business Makes the Difference
October 2-3, New York City

Check out the results of the 2011 COMMIT!Forum and register now to secure your space for the 2012 COMMIT!Forum, taking place October 2-3 in New York City! CR Magazine and NYSE Euronext present the single largest gathering of leaders improving business and society, featuring successful practices from the world’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Come to:

  • Learn from experts on solutions to your CR challenges
  • Collaborate with peers and learn from interactive case studies
  • Engage in high-powered networking to form long-term partnerships
  • Participate in working sessions including public comment on G4 guidelines, Supply Chain Responsibility and others

This unique event brings together the largest group of leaders focused on corporate responsibility, and improving business and society. The packed agenda focuses on inspiring, educating and engaging companies and individuals to change the world.  

Your attendance is important, register today! Click here to register for the Early Bird discount of 25% off with code: EARLY25


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