Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: New Jobs at the Center, State of Corporate Citizenship Findings

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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

Jorge Casimiro, chief social & community impact officer at Nike, and president of Nike Foundation, announced the release the company's FY19 Impact Report on LinkedIn. “Check out our progress to create a healthy planet, active communities, and equal playing fields,” Casimiro encouraged. “Thanks to our partners and teammates for making it all possible as we continue to up our game.”

Charmain Jackman, the winner of the 2019 Citizens Bank Small Business Community Champion Award Contest, recently launched her new business, InnoPsych, designed to help people of color quickly and easily find a therapist they can trust to understand their unique cultural perspective. The $10,000 prize went a long way in bringing the directory to life. “Thanks to Citizens Bank for providing #capital to get my business from #idea2action! I have #launched!” said Jackman on LinkedIn.

Joe Ruiz, director of humanitarian relief & resilience and environmental sustainability at the UPS Foundation, was featured on the Center’s webinar this week recapping the latest research findings from the State of Corporate Citizenship 2020 study. "We absolutely believe that corporations have a purpose to work to strengthen communities," said Ruiz. "Sustainability and corporate citizenship are true business imperatives for us." Did you miss the live broadcast? Members can watch this webinar recording anytime. 

Shannon Schuyler, principal and chief purpose & inclusion officer at PwC, spoke at the NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show on how the retail industry can build a diverse and inclusive workplace. “This industry specifically is really looking to do even more around diversity and inclusion, and that’s an incredible commitment,” she said. “Diversity is becoming central to the success that we will have as a society and what are we going to do to change it, because we can no longer pretend it’s not happening.”

Job Postings

Ally is seeking a Corporate Citizenship Manager in Charlotte, NC, to assist with strategic programs for the organization's financial literacy program and corporate giving initiatives.

Apple is hiring a Supplier Responsibility Program Manager in Cupertino, CA with experience in social responsibility auditing, monitoring, and capability building.

Bank of the West is looking for a Head of Corporate Social Responsibility in San Francisco, who will be responsible for developing, directing, monitoring, and implementing community affairs programs.

Blackbaud has openings for a Sales Executive, Corporate Social Responsibility in Washington, DC and Plano, TX.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is hiring a Foundation Coordinator in Minneapolis to coordinate activities across its operations, communications, and grants programs.

Blue Shield of California is seeking a Corporate Citizenship Coordinator to join its team in Oakland, CA.

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is seeking to fill three positions in Chestnut Hill, MA:

CBRE is looking to hire a Corporate Responsibly Program Manager to manage CBRE Cares, the company’s volunteering and giving program out of its Denver, CO office.

Disney is seeking a Manager, Strategic Philanthropy, Enterprise Social Responsibility in Burbank, CA, to focus on developing and executing philanthropic strategies.

Estée Lauder Companies is seeking an Executive Director, Sustainability in New York, who will be responsible for developing, executing, managing, and measuring key sustainability programs.

Gallagher is looking for a Director, Global Social Impact in Rolling Hills, IL, to lead the development and execution Gallagher’s first Global Social Impact Program.

Verizon is hiring a Chief of Staff - Corporate Social Responsibility in Basking Ridge, NJ, to advance Verizon’s social responsibility aspirations, and a Sustainability Accountant in Lake Mary, FL to support a growing team focused on the company’s global environmental and social impact data.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is hiring a Coordinator, Global Diversity & Inclusion in New York to support the administration, logistics, and implementation of the firm’s global diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Member Companies in the News

Comerica Bank and KPMG’s Family for Literacy Dallas donated 4,000 new books to Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy. Volunteers sorted and distributed fiction books to more than 400 eighth graders. “At Comerica, we strive to help people in the communities we live and serve in be successful, and one of the ways we do that is through equipping youth, like Franklin’s students, with the necessary tools today, so they will be prepared for tomorrow’s opportunities,” said Brian Foley, Comerica Bank Texas Market President.

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are launching the Healthy Relationships Community Grants initiative to address positive relationship health, with self and others. The initiative will focus on three distinct areas: supporting programs that build and improve mental health resiliency among vulnerable populations, improving relationship skills of the next generation, as well as programs designed to strengthen and provide critical services to survivors of domestic violence. MLB and MLBPA will jointly award $3 million in funding over 2020 and 2021, and U.S.-based nonprofit and global non-governmental organizations are encouraged to apply.

Corporate Knights announced its 16th annual 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list, based on metrics covering resource, employee and financial management, and clean revenue. Corporate Knights analyzed 7,395 companies with more than $1 billion (USD) in revenues to create the list. Many Center members were included among the list:

  • Accenture
  • Adidas
  • AstraZeneca 
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Comerica
  • Merck 
  • Samsung 
  • Sanofi
  • Stantec
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Co 
  • Teck Resources 
  • Telus Corporation
  • Toyota Motor Corporation

Members on the Move

Welcome to our newest member, Genesis Health System, which joins the thousands of CSR professionals we serve at more than 500 companies from around the globe each year.

Cigna, Ferguson Enterprises, Sanofi, and Sempra Energy are among 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 globallyLearn More.

Honeywell and MoneyGram International are the latest member companies to register for our Accelerated Certificate Summit on April 27-May 1, 2020 in Boston. Join them and earn your Certificate of Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the costLearn More.