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Companies Giving Back on Giving Tuesday and Beyond

For Veterans Day 2022, and all throughout the year, these companies and their CSR teams are working to support those who served. Read about CSR programs for current and former military service members and their families, both in the workplace and beyond.

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Corporate Giving Programs: Tools, Examples, & Learning Opportunities

Our Center is here to support your corporate giving programs, with a variety of resources, reports, executive education options, research, and networking opportunities. Browse this sampling of what we offer our 500+ corporate members.

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Supporting veterans and military families in the workplace

For Veterans Day 2022, and all throughout the year, these companies and their CSR teams are working to support those who served. Read about CSR programs for current and former military service members and their families, both in the workplace and beyond.

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Spotlight on supplier diversity leadership

A nod to some of the business leaders advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout their organizations, particularly when it comes to recognizing and realizing the unique value diverse suppliers bring.

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Bringing equity and inclusion into return-to-office discussions

Elena Richards, chief diversity equity & inclusion officer at KPMG US, explains why chief diversity officers need to play a part in companies' return-to-office conversations.

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Companies support hurricane relief efforts

In the wake of hurricanes Ian and Fiona, companies like Lowe's, UPS, and Wells Fargo are pitching in to support disaster relief efforts. Learn more about these action, pledges, and other corporate citizenship news stories.

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Companies celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

UPS and other BCCCC member companies are observing Hispanic Heritage Month from mid-September through mid-October. The month-long celebration recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the U.S.

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Companies are making net zero a reality with renewable energy

Barbara Donaldson, vice president, Synopsys Workplace Resources at Synopsys, was featured in the company blog From Silicon To Software for her perspectives on workplace sustainability efforts.

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Back to school! Community involvement helps students thrive

CSX employee volunteers are helping children in the military community get their school year off to a strong start by distributing thousands of backpacks with essential school supplies as part of Operation Homefront’s annual Back-to-School Brigade.

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Companies celebrate 100+ years of community involvement

This month KPMG and Liberty Mutual celebrated 100+ years of doing business by giving back to their communities and ramping up efforts with nonprofit partners. Read more KPMG's Community Impact Day and Liberty Mutual's 110 Gifts...

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Ways to support military and veteran employees

Vivian Greentree and Meg Hendricks represented their company, Fiserv, at an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve signing for four Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve statements of support for a national commitment, in addition to state-level commitments in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC.

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Waste removal on the Nile and more environmental achievements

CEMEX signed a three-year agreement to support waste removal efforts in Egypt’s Nile River in collaboration with VeryNile. CEMEX and VeryNile are acting in support of an initiative by the Ministry of the Environment that develops eco-friendly solutions to remove inorganic waste from the river.

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Grants support training the skilled workforce of tomorrow

KeyBank announced that it will partner with the YMCA of White Plains & Central Westchester in New York to provide critical digital skills training and resources to low-income women in YWCA’s Women’s Residence.

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Innovative, impactful, and measurable solutions for a changing world

Barjouth Aguilar Ayala, head of global sustainability program and foundation officer, Flex, posted from the 2022 Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Awards Gala. Aguilar was accepting Flex’s Manufacturing Leadership Awards, including in the sustainability and circular economy category.

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Closing the climate change funding gap

"Currently, less than two percent of philanthropic dollars go toward addressing climate change. Investment capital for innovative solutions that could reduce carbon emissions that lead to global warming is inadequate as well..." according to Cisco's Peter Tavernise.

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Companies respond to abortion ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade

Corporate social advocacy is a growing trend, underscored by new examples of companies and their leaders speaking out on contentious headlines every day. What’s behind this surge in advocacy? For one thing, data suggest that today’s stakeholders—consumers, employees, and investors alike—expect companies and corporate leaders to advocate for a greener, more equitable society. This roundup offers examples of how companies are responding to the recent Roe v. Wade ruling.

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Recognizing employee volunteers around the globe

Bank of America recently announced a 15-year commitment to partner with Constellation, a clean energy company, in order to purchase power and project-specific renewable energy certificates (RECs). Bank of America aims to power approximately 17% of its global electricity consumption with clean energy, expecting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 95,000 metric tons annually.

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People powering progress

The member community convened by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is one of a kind. The 500+ companies we serve each year around the globe are leaders in environmental, social, and governance action, and the thousands of individuals who make up this network are some of the best in the field!

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Incredible week of CSR learning, networking, and camaraderie

Maggie Shortes, who works for Wells Fargo as senior vice president and chief of staff for external engagement, diverse segments, representation and inclusion, posted on LinkedIn about her experience at the BCCCC Management Intensive.

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Corporate giving that supports equity for all

Point32Health has released its first-ever Corporate Citizenship Report: Creating a Shared Future. The report highlights stories covering philanthropic grants, community engagement, volunteering, and more...

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