Innovation. Partnership. CEO Leadership. Measurement.
CECP's Excellence Awards are among the most coveted awards in the field, drawing an extraordinary pool of applications each year. Presented annually since 2000, these awards are juried by an external Selection Committee that is comprised of representatives from the corporate, nonprofit, multilateral, social investment, consulting, media, and academic communities.
View the 2014 application (deadline is September 5, 2013)»
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To win, companies must demonstrate exemplary evidence of each of the following Standards of Excellence:
- CEO Leadership
- Dedication to Measurement
Application Categories (View applications)
There are two award categories for corporate applicants:
- Chairman’s Award: For companies with revenues greater than or equal to US $20 billion.
- President’s Award: For companies with revenues less than US $20 billion.
For nonprofit originations, the Directors' Award recognizes the partnership between their organization and a corporate partner. This award category carries with it a $25,000 cash donation from CECP’s Board of Directors.
Benefits to Winning Companies
Winning companies are showcased at a special ceremony during the annual CECP Board of Board CEO Conference in New York. The nonprofit winner is recognized at the CECP Sumit in June. The winning organizations are featured in a video shown at the event, and shared through CECP's website and other communications channels. CECP works with the communications teams at the winning organizations to secure press opportunities.
CECP Philanthropy Data
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