Giving in Numbers – 2019 Edition

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose® (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. 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 that represent $6.6 trillion in revenues, $21.2 billion in social investment, 14 million employees, 23 million hours of employee engagement, and $15 trillion in assets under management. CECP helps companies transform their social strategy by providing customized connections and networking, counsel and support, benchmarking and trends, and awareness building and recognition. For more information, visit

CECP’s Giving in Numbers report is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, in partnership with companies. It provides premier industry research, including standard-setting criteria in a go-to guide that has defined the field and advanced the movement. CECP has the largest and most historical data set, which dates back to 2001 and analyzes industry trends; it is shared by more than 550 multi-billion-dollar companies and represents nearly $290 billion in corporate social investments over 18 years. Professionals across all sectors globally embrace the report to understand how corporations invest in society: the report covers topics including cash and in-kind/product, employee volunteerism and giving, and impact measurement. Whether it is answering quick questions or providing customized insights to advance strategy and measure business value, CECP is a trusted advisor to companies. The Giving in Numbers report reflects the data collected through the Giving in Numbers Survey and the Global Exchange questionnaire.

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