About City & State Reports

City & State CSR showcases outstanding New York corporations and business leaders through a series of highly publicized award ceremonies, conferences and specialty publications for their tremendous work in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility.

One of the most important trends within the business world, CSR encompasses everything from philanthropy to environmentalism to the treatment of workers in the developing world. The goal of the event series is to promote CSR and encourage businesses to do well by doing good. The events will highlight the best examples of CSR from New York’s corporate community – through discussion panels, awards ceremonies and specialty publications.

The 2016 -2017 series will honor business professionals from the New York region who, on behalf of their company or institution, have successfully promoted one or more of the Core Principles of Corporate Social Responsibility.

The Ten Principles

  • Charity: 

    Promotes contributions to worthy causes from the organization and its employees.

  • Customers: 

    Works to ensure the fair and respectful treatment of the organization’s customers and the marketing of wholesome, fair-value products.

  • Diversity: 

    Works to create and maintain a diverse and contented workforce.

  • Environment & Sustainability: 

    Helps the organization to support the environment and sustainability.

  • Equity: 

    Helps organization maintain the highest standards regarding the law, regulations, and industry codes of conduct.

  • Ethics: 

    Helps organization maintain the highest standards regarding the law, regulations, and industry codes of conduct.

  • Privacy: 

    Works to protect, secure and responsibly manage the personal information and privacy of the organization’s customers and employees.

  • Sourcing: 

    Ensures that the organization uses outside contractors and suppliers that treat their employees fairly and handle issues such as the environment responsibly.

  • Transparency: 

    Ensures that the organization reports its activities openly and honestly to its employees, investors and the public.

  • Volunteerism & Community Engagement: 

    Encourages the organization’s employees, individually and collectively, to perform volunteer work and engage with the local community.