“I Don’t Choose the Causes I Support; They Choose Me.” How the President of a Top Engineering Company Turned His Business Acumen into a 20-Year CSR Career

In a room packed with CEOs from across the region last Thursday, Ed Satell took the podium and began his opening remarks with a historical anecdote: “In the first year of President Kennedy’s term in 1961, he invited a group of the country’s most talented professionals to have dinner together at the White House. President Kennedy observed, ‘This may be the greatest collection of minds ever to have assembled for dinner at the White House...except for when Thomas Jefferson dined here alone.’ On a similar note, gathered here this morning might be the most talented group of CEOs to ever have …

5 Unique Membership Benefits of the Satell Institute; Top Business Leaders Convene at the October 2018 CEO Conference

In a room packed with CEOs from across the region last Thursday, Ed Satell took the podium and began his opening remarks with a historical anecdote: “In the first year of President Kennedy’s term in 1961, he invited a group of the country’s most talented professionals to have dinner together at the White House. President Kennedy observed, ‘This may be the greatest collection of minds ever to have assembled for dinner at the White House...except for when Thomas Jefferson dined here alone.’ On a similar note, gathered here this morning might be the most talented group of CEOs to ever have …

President of the Number 1 Small Think Tank in the World Explains the Evolution of the Satell Institute, CSR & Its Importance

Alan Luxenberg is President of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), a think tank devoted to bringing the insights of scholarship to bear on the development of policies that advance U.S. national interests. Think tanks like the FPRI are crucial for establishing an informed citizenry in our country, and the concept for the Satell Institute was derived from the mixture of a think tank’s capacity to educate and Ed Satell’s own vision of promoting action – i.e. a “do” tank. We spoke with Alan about this genesis and how the Satell Institute has evolved over the years.

CEO of Nonprofit Believes in Supporting CSR Because “Institutions Don’t Have Needs; People Have Needs”

Doug Tieman, A FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER OF THE SATELL INSTITUTE, is the President & CEO of the Caron Foundation, a nonprofit organization that operates drug and alcohol residential treatment centers. He’s also a bestselling author whose book “Flying Over The Pigpen: Leadership Lessons From Growing Up On The Farm” won praise from business leaders across the world and landed him on major newsprograms and talk shows. The organization he’s headed since 1995 raises more money for substance abuse research, training and innovation to help those with addiction issues than any other similar nonprofit in the country – $15 million …

DuPont Executive (and Satell Institute Board Member) Views CSR as a Way to “Systemically Raise All of the People Up”

Henri Moore is a busy woman. She is Global Leader of the Center of Philanthropy and Education at DuPont, the Wilmington-based global leader in Agriculture, Materials Science and Specialty Products. Her title alone can hardly be said in one breath, let alone her responsibilities within the company. We had the opportunity to speak with Henri about DuPont’s commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and how that translates locally and across the world.

Satell Institute Research Director Cited in Major CSR Study by The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle survey found that gifts by some of the largest U.S. companies rose by 5 percent in 2017, and that the top recipients of companies’ dollars were community causes, K-12 groups, and higher education. Dr. Frumkin attributed this uptick in charitable giving to the dramatic shift that has occurred in how companies contribute donations, and what he called the “redefinition of what constitutes corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility” in the modern era.

JP Morgan Managing Director Says Joining The Satell Institute & Engaging in CSR is “All Upside”

When it comes to practicing corporate social responsibility (CSR), financial services company (and new Satell Institute member) JP Morgan actively demonstrates their support by budgeting $1.75 billion globally to deploy over the next five years in communities they serve. They even have their own internal CSR team solely dedicated to managing these efforts, and their philanthropic goals are intrinsically linked to their corporate ones. We spoke with John Emery, Managing Director and Chairman of JP Morgan’s corporate leadership team in Philadelphia, to hear about the evolution of their CSR work.

CEO of Major Healthcare Provider in PA & DE Joins Satell Institute Adding to the Collective Force for Good across the Region

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is a global healthcare provider, and also a new member of the Satell Institute. Dan Tropeano is CEO of UHC in Pennsylvania & Delaware and approaches corporate social responsibility (CSR) with somewhat of a business mindset – except instead of a financial return, he expects results on issues in the community. We spoke with Dan about civic responsibility, why he was motivated to join the Satell Institute and why the work of CSR is often its own reward.​

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