Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Workforce Development, Corporate Giving, 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 better business and a better world:

Spotlight on You

Patricia Contreras, director, global community relations and contributions at Rockwell Automation, celebrated her company's collaboration with Milwaukee Public Schools and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee as a new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) Center was unveiled. "Today's announcement meant so much to so many but what it embodies for me is showing our students they matter, they belong and they are loved," said Contreras. "I'm inspired by our youth who through their resiliency demonstrate creativity and innovation.”

Tom Crohan of John Hancock was promoted to vice president & counsel, corporate responsibility & government relations, leading the company’s corporate responsibility group, which includes sustainability, community investments, and employee engagement initiatives.

Marlene Ibsen of Travelers celebrated one of the company’s Travelers EDGE Scholars, Diana Sanchez, who accepted a full-time opportunity with the company. “So proud of you! You have demonstrated smarts, determination, poise, and great courage in sharing your story,” she commented. “You will continue to be an inspiration to many, and we are thrilled to welcome you to the Travelers family on a permanent basis!”                  

Job Postings

Accenture is hiring a Corporate Citizenship Marketing Manager in New York. 

AIG is looking for a Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Life & Retirement to join their Houston office and operate as the head of citizenship for AIG’s Life & Retirement business. 

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). 

Bank of the West is seeking a CSR Analyst Associate II in San Ramon, CA to support CSR strategy and ensure uniform implementation across all applicable business units. 

Blackbaud has openings for Sales Executive, Corporate Social Responsibility in San FranciscoNew YorkPlano, TXSt. Paul, MNand Washington, DC.

Edelman is looking for an Account Executive - Corporate Social Responsibility to join its San Francisco office and play a key role on its Business + Social Purpose team.

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

Iron Mountain is looking for a Manager, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Projects & Reporting in Boston to manage and execute ESG-focused data management.

Lockheed Martin is hiring a Director, Social Impact in their Bethesda, MD office who will be responsible for developing strategies and meaningful stakeholder engagements.

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. 

Novant Health is looking for a Social Responsibility Coordinator in Manassas, VA to assist the community engagement department in planning and executing community events.

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

Subaru of America is seeking a paid Philanthropy & Corporate Responsibility Intern in Camden, NJ, to support management of philanthropic giving, employee volunteer, communication, and other activities.

Unum is looking for a Corporate Sustainability Manager to lead sustainability strategy in their Portland, ME office. 

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is seeking college students in Boston to join its Co-Op, Corporate Social Responsibilityprogram 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

Disney Conservation Fund has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action, and protect the planet. “These Disney award recipients represent a global community dedicated to ensuring a world where people and wildlife thrive together,” said Elissa Margolis, senior vice president, enterprise social responsibility, The Walt Disney Company. “The Disney Conservation Fund provides not only the opportunity to support these meaningful efforts, but also celebrate them as a point of hope that inspires our audiences around the world.”

Merck published its Corporate Responsibility Report with a focus on their dedication to long-term sustainability for business and society. "We have been committed to our mission of saving and improving lives for nearly 130 years," says Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier. "Over that time, we have been responsible for some of the most significant scientific advancements and improvements in public health."

Shopify launched its new Sustainability Fund, committing to spending at least $5 million annually to fight for our environment. “Commerce is a powerful vehicle for change. Using the market forces of supply and demand to further worthy causes is one of the most potent recipes for progress,” said Shopify CEO Tobi Lütke. “We can apply this thinking to even the world’s greatest problems, like climate change.”

Target has donated $250,000 to University of Minnesota to boost cybersecurity program. Of the collaboration with the University's College of Science and Engineering, Rich Agostino, chief information security officer at Target said, "Of course I’ll be happy if we get a bunch of energetic, smart students from the U to work here at Target, but really the bigger mission is inspiring the next generation of cybersecurity leaders." Read more in the Star Tribune.

Viacom put a spotlight on its diverse executives and talent for its Inclusion Week event. “Inclusion Week gives us an opportunity to showcase programming that creates ‘aha’ moments and that stretches the thinking of employees, that gets them more grounded in the issues du jour,” says Viacom Executive Vice President of Global Inclusion Strategy Marva Smalls. “It’s also a reminder that you can’t just have diversity, you also have to have inclusion, and ultimately Inclusion Week will help to further cement the sense of belonging we hope that employees have here at Viacom.”

Members on the Move

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