Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Members Meet Up, CSR Efforts Recognized


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!

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

Spotlight on You

Cox Enterprises announced that they have tapped Ira G. Pearl to assume the role of vice president of environmental sustainability. In this role, he will lead Cox’s efforts to tackle sustainability challenges while driving its goals to achieve zero waste to landfill by 2024 and become water and carbon neutral by 2044.

Abby Johnson, chairman and CEO at Fidelity Investmentsannounced on LinkedIn that her company is increasing hiring plans by adding 2,000 new positions across Fidelity’s U.S. locations, in roles such as financial consultants, licensed phone representatives, and software engineers. "We can do this at a time when others may be cutting back because Fidelity is on solid footing, both financially and operationally," said Johnson. "Our immediate and ongoing focus is the health and safety of our customers and associates. At the same time, we are investing in our businesses to put us in a position of strength—on behalf of our associates, customers, and communities—for when we come out of this crisis."

Weil, Gotshal & Manges' Global Director of Diversity & Inclusion Meredith Moore and Chief Business Development & Communications Officer Robert Lennon recently spoke with The Legal 500’s fivehundred magazine. They discussed how Weil transformed its approach to diversity in client pitch activity with measurable results, including a 69.4% increase in participation by women partners in client pitches.

Job Postings

Applied Materials is seeking a Director, ESG/Corporate Sustainability Programs and Reporting in Santa Clara, CA, to join the Corporate Legal Affairs team and Corporate Secretary’s office in a newly created role.

Axxess is looking for a Corporate Citizenship Coordinator in Dallas, TX to assist in the company’s efforts to be a model of a socially responsible member of its community.

Ball Corporation is hiring a Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion in Broomfield, CO, to assist with the execution of all resource group activities in concert with D&I strategy.

Cell Signaling Technology is hiring a Sustainability Coordinator in Danvers, MA, to bring new and innovative sustainability ideas to the company and champion them to completion.

Estée Lauder Companies is seeking an Executive Director, Sustainability in New York, to develop, execute, manage, and measure key sustainability programs.

Humana is hiring a Diversity and Inclusion Lead in Louisville, KY, to develop, implement, and evaluate diversity/equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action programs. 

ICF is looking for a Climate Change and Sustainability Researcher in Washington, DC, to support the company's climate, energy efficiency, and transportation lines of business.

Kia Motors America is hiring a Manager, Diversity and Inclusion in Irvine, CA to drive development of guiding diversity and corporate social responsibility (CSR) principles.

Lockheed Martin is hiring a Manager, Social Impact Programs in Bethesda, MD, to develop stakeholder engagements and partnerships.

Samsung North America is hiring a Senior Manager Corporate Citizenship in Ridgefield Park, NJ, to lead signature corporate citizenship programming.

Takeda is looking for a Head of Diversity and Inclusion in Boston to be responsible for guiding and enabling the company’s diversity, inclusion, and equity journey.

Target is looking for a Senior Manager of Impact Profit and Loss in Minneapolis who will help establish the company as an industry leader that goes beyond compliance to address key challenges relating to social and environmental issues. 

Member Companies in the News

Make-A-Wish has received a donation of more than $2.8 million from Subaru of America, Inc. through the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event. Subaru donated $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to customers' choice of four participating national charities, including Make-A-Wish, or one of the retailer's selected hometown charities.

Philip Morris International (PMI) was selected as a finalist for the SABRE Award for Superior Achievement in Reputation Management, in recognition of its Global EQUAL-SALARY certification, which has elevated the debate on gender equality and equal pay.

Finally, our member companies appeared prominently among the annual Top Global Champions for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion in recognition for corporations that lead with global inclusive sourcing efforts. The top ten companies recognized and honorable mentions included Accenture, Dow, EY, General Mills, and Merck. The survey, conducted jointly by Disability:IN, NGLCC, USPAACC, and WEConnect International, includes questions on U.S. and non-U.S. diverse spend for all officially recognized diverse suppliers.


Members on the Move

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

This week's forum on Earth Day Response & Strategy in our Online Member Community has benefited from responses from Comerica Bank, LogMeIn, MLB, Philadelphia Insurance Companies, and others. Members can join in on the discussion: Join the Online Member Community

The Online Member Community is going live! This week the Center launched Member Meetups, in which members can convene in real time to discuss pressing issue such as employee relief funds, virtual volunteering, and crisis philanthropy. This week, the group benefited from the insights of Kim Koenig of Banfield Pet HospitalAlly Saadand Courtney Vandermause of Farmers Insurance, and Lisa Davis of JM Family EnterprisesMembers can still join in on next week’s round of meetups.