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日立ファウンデーションでは、北米において経済的に疎外された立場にある人々の生活の質を改善すること、そして北米の日立グループ企業の良き企業市 民であろうとする努力を支援することに力を注いでいます。良き企業市民とは何か、それにはどんな意義があるのかという問いが、日立ファウンデーションが、 これまでの様々な活動プログラムを通じて探ってきた問題の中心をなしているのです。

私達は中でも特に、経済的に取り残された人々の生活の質の改善と地域のビジネス強化が同時に可能になるような、コミュニティーとビジネスのパート ナーシップ活動を中心にプログラムを展開しています。しかし、当ファウンデーションが企業市民の分野でユニークな役割を果たしているとはいえ、この重要な 分野で展開されている様々な活動の中ではごく限られた一部に過ぎません。

企業市民の分野は益々幅を広げ、複雑さを増しつつあります。その実践と知識の集積に優れた機関のいくつかをここにご紹介します。これらのリンク先 は、世界中で着実に伸展しつつあるこの分野における業績のごく一部を示すものに過ぎませんが、企業市民の分野への貴重なエントリーとなれば幸いです。

機関および協会

Aspen Institute, The Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program:
The Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program seeks to expand knowledge of the nonprofit sector and philanthropy through research and dialogue focused on public policy management and other important issues affecting the sector.
http://www.aspeninstitute.org

 

Business and Society Program (BSP, formerly Aspen ISIB), Aspen Institute:
The Business and Society Program is an independently funded policy program at the Aspen Institute, dedicated to increasing the supply of business leaders who understand and seek to balance the complex relationship between business success and social and environmental progress.
http://www.aspeninstitute.org

 

BSP's Caseplace:
This site provides hundreds of business case studies and supporting materials that incorporate Social Impact Management into business education. CasePlace.org is a free service of the Aspen Institute's Business and Society Program (BSP).
http://www.caseplace.org

 

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR):
With more than 1,400 members, BSR helps businesses achieve commercial success in ways that respect ethical values, people, communities, and the environment.
http://www.bsr.org

 

Center for Womens Business Research:
The Center provides data-driven knowledge to advance the economic, social and political impact of women business owners and their enterprises worldwide.
http://www.womensbusinessresearch.org

 

Committee for Economic Development (CED):
An independent organization of business and education leaders, CED conducts policy research on major economic and social issues and promotes the implementation of its recommendations by the public and private sectors.
http://www.ced.org

 

Community Wealth Ventures:
Community Wealth Ventures is a for-profit subsidiary of Share Our Strength, a leading nonprofit anti-hunger and anti-poverty organization. It works with nonprofit practitioners/investors to find ways to strengthen their social impact by identifying and stimulating new sources of revenue -- by creating community wealth.
http://www.communitywealth.org

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The Conference Board:
A mission of The Conference Board is to enhance the contribution of business to society.
http://www.conference-board.org

 

Corporate Voices for Working Families:
A national nonprofit organization that will fill an important gap in the national policy debate about the community supports needed to sustain working families.
http://www.cvworkingfamilies.org

 

Council on Foundations:
The main membership organization of grantmaking foundations in the US. By providing technical assistance, research, publications, conferences and workshops, legal services, and a wide array of other services, it promotes and enhances responsible and effective philanthropy.
http://www.cof.org

Council on Foundations' list of affinity groups with links:
http://www.cof.org/about/affinitygroups.cfm

 

Ford Foundation:
Created by Henry and Edsel Ford of the Ford Motor Company, this Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide with goals set to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.
http://www.fordfound.org

 

Foundation Center:
The Center supports and improves institutional philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grantseekers succeed.
http://fdncenter.org

 

Independent Sector (IS):
IS represents the nonprofit and philanthropic communities to promote greater cooperation within, and influence of the independent sector.
http://www.independentsector.org

Initiative for Competitive Inner Cities (ICIC):
A national, nonprofit organization founded by Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter, ICIC promotes new thinking about the business potential of inner cities, thereby creating jobs and wealth for inner-city residents.
http://www.icic.org

 

Jobs for the Future:
Focusing on the expansion of economic and educational opportunities for all, Jobs for the Future partners with local, state, and national organizations to enhance opportunities for people to advance in education and careers.
http://www.jff.org

 

Jobs to Careers:
A national initiative to support partnerships that advance and reward the skill and career development of incumbent workers providing care and services on the front lines of our health and health care systems. A collaborative effort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Hitachi Foundation, it supports partnerships of employers, educational institutions, and other organizations to expand and redesign systems to: create lasting improvements in the way that institutions train and advance their frontline workers; and test new models of education and training that incorporate work-based learning.
http://www.jobs2careers.org

 

US Chamber of Commerce, Center for Corporate Citizenship:
The Center is where companies, nonprofits and other organizations from around the world can sit down and discuss what can be done to highlight business achievements - and learn where more help is needed.
http://www.uschamber.com/ccc

 

Winning Workplaces:
Winning Workplaces is a not-for-profit providing information, training, consulting, and easy-to-use, affordable tools to help small and midsize organizations create high-performance workplaces.
http://www.winningworkplaces.org

 

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大学および大学研究センター

The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College:
The Center exercises leadership in promoting corporate citizenship as an essential part of business, so all companies act as economic and social assets to communities.
http://www.bc.edu/centers/ccc.index.html

 

The Center for Responsible Business, University of California - Berkeley:
The vision of the Center is to create a more sustainable, ethical and socially responsible society by educating stakeholders on the roles and responsibilities of business in society through research, teaching, experiential learning, and outreach.
http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/responsiblebusiness/

 

City University of New York, Center for the Study of Philanthropy:
The Center provides an ongoing national and international forum for research, discussion, and public education on philanthropic trends.
http://www.philanthropy.org

 

Civic Practices Network(CPN) at Brandeis University:
Part of the movement for a "new citizenship" and "civic revitalization," CPN provides practical tools for public problem solving in community and institutional settings across America.
http://www.cpn.org

 

Duke University, Center for the Study of Philanthropy and Volunteerism:
The Center promotes the exchange of ideas among students, scholars, policymakers, and practitioners in the nonprofit sector.
http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/centers/philvol

 

The E Center for Business Ethics at Colorado State University:
The center provides information on business ethics, corporate citizenship, and organizational compliance to create a virtual community of organizations and individuals that share best practices in the improvement of business ethics.
http://www.e-businessethics.com

 

Harvard University, The Initiative on Social Enterprise:
Focusing on nonprofit organizations and other private social-purpose enterprises, ISE provides research, education, and MBA courses and programs.
http://www.hbs.edu/socialenterprise

 

Yale University, Program on Nonprofit Organizations:
The program is an international center for multidisciplinary studies of philanthropy, voluntarism, and nonprofit organizations.
http://www.yale.edu/divinity/ponpo

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メディア

Business Ethics Magazine:
The mission of Business Ethics is to promote ethical business practices, to serve that growing community of professionals striving to live and work in responsible ways, and to help create financially healthy companies in the process.
http://www.business-ethics.com

 

Chronicle of Philanthropy:
The Chronicle is a leading newspaper of the nonprofit world and a news source for charity leaders, fund raisers, grantmakers, and others involved in the philanthropy.
http://philanthropy.com

 

The National Center for Business Journalism at the American Press Institute:
The Center was created to meet the strong need for improvement in the American Journalism and conducts various workshops that are open not only to business reporters, but reporters in other beats seeking to improve their skills in business coverage.
http://www.businessjournalism.org/

 

米国外の関連サイト

Business in the Community, UK:
A national network of corporate social responsibility organizations, promoting corporate community involvement.
http://www.bitc.org.uk

 

Imagin Canada, CA:
Imagin Canada's programs and services provide organizations in the nonprofit sector with timely information and tools to ensure they have the resources required to do their work and serve Canadians.
http://www.imaginecanada.ca/

 

The Corporate Citizenship Company, UK:
The Company offers research, consultancy and publications to help business success as good citizens of our changing global society.
http://www.corporate-citizenship.co.uk

 

Corporate Responsibility Group (CRG), UK:
CRG is a forum for corporate professionals working in the field of community involvement and corporate social responsibility.
http://www.crguk.org

 

Council for Better Corporate Citizenship, JP:
Japan's major economic organization's (Nippon Keidanren-Japan Federation of Economic Organizations) policy reports on Social Affairs, Philanthropy, and Corporate Behavior.
http://www.keidanren.or.jp/CBCC/english/profile/index.html

 

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE), JP:
Founded in 1970, JCIE is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization dedicated to strengthening Japan's role in international networks of policy dialogue and cooperation.
http://www.jcie.or.jp

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