Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: DJSI, Sustainable Investing Survey, and More


The member community convened by 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!

Here is how our members have been working to build a better business and a better world:

Spotlight on You

Blackbaud’s Vice President of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Rachel Hutchisson celebrated LGBT pride in parade fashion. “Our people are awesome!” she said.

Charter CommunicationsRahman Khan embraced the power of mentorship. Of his mentee, he said, “I was inspired as he was and looking to make an impact on his life.”

Adaire Fox-Martin, a member of the executive board of SAP, offered her thoughts on the powers of social enterprise in Fortune. “A company's worth is increasingly determined by its societal and environmental impact, and the investment community is taking notice of the opportunity, realizing there’s big money to be made in this space,” she said.

Job Postings

Aramark is seeking a Manager, Enterprise Sustainability in Philadelphia, who will be responsible for supporting the implementation of its company-wide sustainability strategy.

Bank of America is looking for a Responsible Sourcing Manager to deliver on its responsible growth mission by engaging with supply chain (various locations).

Blackbaud is hiring a Sales Executive, Corporate Social Responsibility in Bay Shore, NY and Parc, NY.

The Estée Lauder Companies is seeking to fill a position in New York City: Associate, Global Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability, Breast Cancer Campaign.

Microsoft is hiring for an Environmental Monitoring & Reporting Program Manager in Redmond, WA to lead high-impact projects at a global scale.

Morgan Stanley is seeking a Sustainability Content Specialist in New York City to help coordinate and amplify its commitments to sustainability and sustainable finance.

Samsung Electronics America is hiring a Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship in Ridgefield Park, NJ to focus on project and event management.

Walt Disney Company is looking for a Director, Environmental Science and Policy Analysis to be a leader in its global public policy organization in Glendale, CA.

Verizon is seeking a Social Innovation Manager in New York City to assist in implementing responsible business strategies.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is seeking college students in Boston to join its Co-Op, Corporate Social Responsibility program to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a hands-on perspective.

Viacom is looking for a Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Community Investment and Creative Director - MTV Pro-Social/Social Impact & Corporate Social Responsibility to join its New York office.

Member Companies in the News

S&P Dow Jones Indices announced the results of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) review. The 20th anniversary of the DJSI World, and several companies announced their placement on the index, including: BBVA, Baxter International, CBRE Group, Duke Energy, Las Vegas Sands, Nasdaq, Newmont Goldcorp, Regeneron, and Santander.

EY celebrated the 10-year anniversary of College MAP, a model of private-sector mentoring to support access to education for underserved youth and develop future generations of talent. "We are so very proud of our passionate EY College MAP mentors and the students who are working hard to attain their college dreams," said Deborah Holmes, EY Americas corporate responsibility director.

The Merck Foundation launched a $7 million, five-year initiative to help reduce disparities in access to care and improve health outcomes for persons with HIV living in vulnerable and underserved Southeastern U.S. communities. “We need to accelerate solutions that address the growing disparities in patients’ access to HIV care and health outcomes, and focus on communities that are most affected,” said Dr. Julie Louise Gerberding, executive vice president and chief patient officer at Merck

Morgan Stanley released its biennial Sustainable Signals survey. Key finding: More than 80% of individual investors are interested in sustainable investing while 50% are actually acting and taking party in at least one sustainable investment.

MUFG released its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ReportBuilding a Vibrant Future. “With growing concerns around climate change and pressing societal challenges, we are looking at where we can use our scale and expertise to have positive impacts through our businesses, products, and philanthropy,” said Julius Robinson, head of corporate social responsibility for the Americas, MUFG Union Bank.

TD Bank was featured in SNJ Today for teaching soft skills, including workplace communication, resume writing, and job interview skills, to students in Camden, NJ. “The TD team wanted to use their time and professional skills to give back to their community, and we’re so glad we could expand on this partnership and make it happen,” said event partner Christy Tighe, director of college & career readiness for junior achievement New Jersey.

Members on the Move

This week, we were pleased to welcome E*TRADE and Jacobs Engineering to the member network! The company joined the thousands of CSR professionals we serve at more than 500 companies from around the globe each year.

AAON, CopperPoint Insurance Companies, Delta Dental of California, BBVA, and SAIC are the latest companies to register for our Accelerated Certificate Summit on November 18-22 in San Diego. Join these companies and earn your Certificate of Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the cost: Learn More.

We are delighted to welcome CFA Institute and Fidelity Investments to our Professional Services Sustainability Roundtable (PSSR), which provides a voice for members from nonmanufacturing firms on their unique role in corporate citizenship.