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Reflections on Corporate Citizenship & Responsibility

by Employee ‎04-27-2010 05:17 PM - edited ‎05-03-2010 02:32 PM



Kathy BrownI spoke recently at a conference held by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.  It was a great opportunity to reflect on the whole idea of core values and what they mean to a company. Does it matter which values we choose or is just having a prescribed set of core values enough?




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Jack promotes digital wellness and online safety. He works with parents, educators, service providers, application developers and industry leaders to foster responsible use of Verizon's mobile and broadband networks.

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