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Organizations Promoting
Social & Corporate Responsibility

Alliance of Work/Life Professionals*
465 Carlisle Drive
Herndon, VA 20170
(800) 874-9383
(703) 435-1811 fax
A membership organization which promotes work/family and personal life balance for individuals, organizations and communities by providing cutting edge ideas, practices and resources.

The Business Enterprise Trust (BET)
204 Junipero Serra Blvd.
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 321-5100
(650) 321-5774 fax
A non-profit organization created to honor and promote the study of exemplary business practices. The Trust confers the annual Business Enterprise Awards and produces video documentaries, business school cases and other educational materials which illustrate how sound management and social vision can result in business success.

Businesses for Social Responsibility (BSR)
609 Mission Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 537-0888
(415) 537-0889 fax
A national business organization providing programs, services and information to help companies implement policies and practices that contribute to the long-term, sustained and responsible success of their enterprises. BSR conducts programs on a range of corporate social responsibility issues related to ethics, the workplace, the marketplace, the community, the environment, and the global economy. BSR's membership includes companies of all sizes and sectors.

Center on Work & Family*
Boston University
232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-7225
(617) 353-7220 fax
The Center promotes the well-being of families by encouraging community and workplace responsiveness through research, education and policy analysis. It is the first university-based research organization devoted to the study of work and home-life issues.

Families & Work Institute
330 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
(212) 465-2044
(212) 465-8637 fax
A non-profit center for policy research which acts as a national clearinghouse for information on work/family issues. The Institute seeks to develop new approaches to the changing workforce and to provide information for work-family and human resource managers.

Nine To Five, National Association of Working Women
238 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 700
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2308
(414) 274-0925
(414) 272-2870 fax
A non-profit organization which focuses on workplace issues, particularly sexual harassment and cultural diversity. Nine to Five offers training, publications and a Job Problem hotline to both employers and employees.

Social Venture Network (SVN)
P.O. Box 29221
San Francisco, CA 94129-0221
(415) 561-6501
(415) 561-6435 fax
A membership organization of business and social entrepreneurs dedicated to changing the way the world does business so as to create a more just, humane, and sustainable society. SVN offers conferences, events, and publications on business and sustainable development, public policy, social equity and other issues. SVN also works with SRB to place graduate students in related jobs and internships.

Students for Responsible Business (SRB)
609 Mission Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 778-8366
(415) 778-8367 fax
This national network of business students and alumni is dedicated to integrating issues of social responsibility into the business school experience and their careers.

Working Today
P.O. Box 1261
Old Chelsea Box Station
New York, NY 10113-9998
(212) 366-6066.
A non-profit organization, started in September 1995, designed to meet the needs of the contemporary workforce. Working Today's mission is to promote the interests of people who work, or want to work, through education, advocacy, and service. Working Today provides a number of services for its members, including access to comprehensive health and dental benefits and free, prepaid legal assistance.

Thanks to Business Enterprise Trust ( for this list of resources.

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