Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Holiday Giving, America’s Most Responsible Companies, 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

Ann Montgomery, area vice president, Central Texas at Charter Communications and Rahman Khan,
strategic community investment leader at Charter Communications, celebrated their colleague Danielle Wade. Last month, Wade, field operations area vice president at Charter Communications, gave a talk with Laura Harris of Americans For Indian Opportunity in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Attendees came away with a better understanding of Native American history, contributions, and presence today.

Adeeb Khan was named executive director of Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, and vice president of corporate social responsibility for Delta Dental of Colorado. “I’m honored and excited to be part of an organization with such a remarkable commitment to Colorado,” Khan said. “Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is entering a new phase in driving lasting community health outcomes. I look forward to being part of a tremendous team and bringing new passion and rigor to our collective missions.”

Joan Scott, director of community relations at Dolby Laboratories, celebrated Dolby's Holiday Workshop, which benefits hundreds of people served by Family Giving Tree, Outreach, Bay Area Women's and Children's Center, Hands On Bay Area, and more. "Thanks to the wonderful nonprofit staff and Dolby employees who joined together to make this inspiring event possible!" cheered Scott on LinkedIn.

Mark Reuss, president of General Motors Company, was honored with the SAE Foundation Industry Leadership Award for leading advancements in global automotive product development and engineering as well as his philanthropic commitments to revitalizing the Detroit metro area. "Not only has Mark made significant contributions to the mobility industry through his roles at General Motors," said Lori Gatmaitan, director of the SAE Foundation. "But he has also championed the development of the mobility community and future automotive engineers by spearheading events and creating student development programs for underserved youth in metro Detroit and Flint."

Shelbourn Stevens, president Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center at Novant Health, recognized the members of the Business Resource Groups at Novant Health Eastern Carolina Market for taking time to fill bags for the homeless and build bikes for the group A Bike for Every Child. "We had a great time giving back to our community!" he said on LinkedIn.

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.

Blackbaud has openings for Sales Executive, Corporate Social Responsibility in San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Edelman is looking for an Account Supervisor - Corporate Social Responsibility and an Assistant Account Executive, Corporate Social Responsibility to join its San Francisco office.

New Relic is hiring a Program Specialist in Corporate Social Responsibility to join either its San Francisco or Portland, OR office to run day-to-day operations for

PwC is seeking a Responsible Business Leadership (RBL) Skills-based Volunteering Director in Los Angeles to focus on the areas of youth education, social inclusion, and the environment.

Verizon is hiring a Corporate Social Responsibility Communications Manager in Basking Ridge, NJ, to develop and execute communication plans to advance the social responsibility strategy.

Viacom is looking for a Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Community Investment to join its New York office.

Member Companies in the News

Aramark announced a new 2025 sustainability plan, Be Well. Do Well., focused on positively impacting people and the planet. “Aramark strives to do our part with respect to environmental, economic, social and ethical considerations,” said Kathy Cacciola, Aramark’s vice president, enterprise sustainability. “Be Well. Do Well. focuses our efforts to help people and our planet, as we serve our client partners, employees, shareholders, and other stakeholders.”

In rankings and awards, Newsweek partnered with global data research firm Statista Inc. to publish its first ranking of America's Most Responsible Companies. Among the 300 companies ranked, Center members Comerica Bank, General Mills, Lam Research, Merck, MetLife, Microsoft, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and Target were featured among the top 25.

General Mills was featured by the National Association of Manufacturers for its goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions across its full value chain by 28% by 2025. “The biggest way General Mills can impact climate change is within our supply chain,” said General Mills Chief Supply Chain and Global Business Solutions Officer John Church. “By using our global scale, we work to create value and reduce our footprint for the benefit of consumers, supplier partners, communities, and the planet.”

Rockwell Automation awarded four teams a total of $10,000 in the company’s C++ challenge, 24 to Code. The teams stood out among the 90 individuals who participated. “The goal of the hackathon was to associate our brand with innovation and raise community awareness and excitement about Rockwell Automation,” said Chris Nardecchia, senior vice president and chief digital and information officer at Rockwell Automation. “We have been in the community for over 100 years and we want everyone to know that there are exciting and innovative companies solving interesting problems and expanding human possibility right in your own backyard.”

Subaru of America kicked off its 2019 Share the Love Event with a pledge to donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased through January 2, 2020 to participating charitable partners, including the National Park Foundation. There will be no cap on total donations, and the automaker hopes to exceed a total of $170 million donated since the creation of the Subaru Share the Love Event in 2008.

Members on the Move

Texas Instruments, The TJX Companies, and Xcel Energy 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.

Enbridge is the latest company to register for our Accelerated Certificate Summit on April 27 - May 1, 2020 in Boston. Join Enbridge and earn your Certificate of Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the costLearn More.