Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: STEM Education, New CSR Reports, 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

Sophia Yen, principal, insurance strategy and innovation leader at EY, penned a call to action for the business case for inclusion and diversity in the workplace, acknowledging how appreciative she is to work at one of the best firms for working moms that empowers women leaders. “The business case for moving more women into leadership posts is clear,” said Yen. “Sameness perpetuates sameness — in ideas as well as business performance.”

Join La Shanda Hurst, business program manager, employee giving, at Microsoft Philanthropies in celebrating the company's recent STEM event, where nearly 600 students from underrepresented backgrounds visited Microsoft to learn about careers in technology.

Erin Haberman has been promoted to senior director, community relations, Travelers, and second vice president, Travelers Foundation. Erin will continue to manage giving and employee volunteerism in Connecticut and to lead Travelers' community resilience and safety work. Congratulations, Erin!

In its 2019 Achievement Awards, the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) recognized professionals for their contributions to the global business world, academia, and local communities at the SASE National Conference Oct. 10–12, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We join them in recognizing 23 individuals from our member companies, who received awards for career achievements, ERG leadership, and technical prowess:

Job Postings

Astellas is hiring an Associate Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Americas in Northbrook, IL, responsible for developing and executing Astellas' CSR, volunteerism, and philanthropic efforts.

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 Francisco, New York, Plano, TX, St. Paul, MN, and Washington, DC.

Blue Shield of California is hiring a Director, Social Impact in Oakland, CA to lead a team of professionals that executes strategies to achieve the company’s social responsibility goals.

Edelman is looking for an Account Supervisor - Corporate Social Responsibility in San Francisco, CA, who will be responsible for managing teams’ client service performance.

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

Fidelity Bank is looking for a Corporate Social Responsibility Intern in Wichita, KS to gain hands-on experience in its CSR department.

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

National Instruments is looking for a Director, Global Corporate Responsibility to elevate and manage the firm’s CR program including a global budget and giving funds.

Nielsen is hiring for a Vice President, Communications (D&I and CSR) to work in its New York office, developing a strategic communications plan to support the firm’s programs.

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.

Sysco is hiring an Analyst, Corporate Social Responsibility to support internal and external stakeholder engagement in its Houston, TX office.

Unum is seeking a Corporate Social Responsibility Program Manager in its Chattanooga, TN office to play a significant role in supporting the company’s philanthropic approach.

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

AstraZeneca will extend funding for its award-winning Young Health Programme for a further five years with a pledge of $35m to help to educate young people on the steps they can take to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases. “The Young Health Programme is AstraZeneca’s key philanthropic initiative that has already reached more than three million young people across the world," said Marc Dunoyer, chief financial officer. "I’m proud to say that this extra funding will see the programme expand into Thailand, Egypt, Colombia, and beyond, and reach a further five million young people by 2025.” Read about the program in the Corporate Citizen magazine.

MGM Resorts International announced its evolved vision for social impact and sustainability—Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet—which includes setting goals to bolster inclusion and diversity, donate millions of meals, and continue offering scholarship and educational opportunities for employees and their families. “As a company with a global presence and more than 80,000 employees worldwide, MGM Resorts recognizes our responsibility extends beyond simply serving our customers and growing our bottom line,” said MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren. “Focused on What Matters elevates and builds upon our work and investments in responsible leadership and provides a roadmap for making the most meaningful, enduring impact possible.”

Two members released corporate citizenship reports this week:

Members on the Move

Welcome to our newest members, DXC Technology, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Zebra Technologies! These companies joined the thousands of CSR professionals we serve at more than 500 companies from around the globe each year.

Dutch Bros Coffee is the latest company to register for our Accelerated Certificate Summit on November 18-22 in San Diego. Join this company and earn your Certificate of Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the cost: Learn More.

CPS Energy and Texas Instruments are the latest companies to register for the International Corporate Citizenship Conference on March 30-April 1 in San Francisco. Join these companies along with more than 600 corporate citizenship professionals for three days of networking and learning how to deliver impact globally: Learn More.