Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Laudable Distinctions


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!

CRISIS RESPONSE: On our blog, we are providing daily coverage on how member companies are responding to the George Floyd protests at Business Support for Protests of Racial Inequality, and the COVID-19 pandemic at Corporate Citizenship Responses to COVID-19. Check often for updates—and let us know if you would like us to share your company’s response at

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

Spotlight on You

Carolina Pizarro, strategy cyber risk - senior manager, Deloitte Chile, was named as "Top 50 Women in Cybersecurity in Latina America" by WOMCY Women in Cybersecurity.

Dow announced that Gaurdie Banister Jr. has been elected to Dow's Board of Directors. Mr. Banister will serve on the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Technology and the Compensation and Leadership Development committees of Dow’s board. His appointment further strengthens the industry leadership and diversity of Dow’s Board of Directors, whose composition ranks in the top quartile for ethnic diversity among both industry peers and its proxy peer group. “Throughout his 35 years of executive management and oversight responsibilities, Gaurdie has distinguished himself as an international business leader and a catalyst for value creation,” said Jim Fitterling, Dow chairman and CEO. “We look forward to benefiting from his wealth of knowledge and expertise.”

Congratulations to Karem Perez for starting a new position as executive director, Motorola Solutions Foundation at Motorola Solutions.


Job Postings

Alexion is seeking a Head of Belonging in Boston to define and reinforce an enterprise-wide diversity, inclusion and belonging strategy.

Campbell Soup Co. is looking for a Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Analyst at its Camden, NJ, location, who will be responsible for data management, analytics, and reporting as a support for the Campbell's Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability team, as well as support internal science-based targets, scope 3 and water risk assessment processes, and other projects.

Fannie Mae is looking for a Senior Vice President of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) & Mission in Washington, DC, to set the company’s ESG and mission agenda in concert with critical enterprise stakeholders.

Honeywell is seeking a Health, Safety, and Environmental Coordinator in Smithfield, RI, who will provide a key role in the HSE function, and support key processes and help track performance metrics.

Samsung is hiring a Corporate Social Responsibility Manager in San Jose, CA, to work with leaders and colleagues to develop messaging and programming for key CSR campaigns and programs.

Trane Technologies is seeking a Corporate Social Responsibility Leader in Davidson, NC, to refresh, revitalize, and manage the company’s citizenship and philanthropy strategy with a goal of enhancing our performance and reputation in social sustainability.

Western Digital is seeking a Program Manager, Global EHS in San Jose, CA, to be primarily responsible for bridging gaps between global environmental, health, and safety strategy and process implementation


Member Companies in the News

The Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, has gifted Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center with $1.66 million to permanently endow the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholars program. The program enhances access and support for young, underrepresented minority women interested in pursuing careers in medicine and biomedical research. “The Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund was created to uplift and strengthen the lives of young women,” said Heidi Jark, senior vice president and managing director, Foundation Office at Fifth Third Bank. “We are proud to support this program, as it provides women with the knowledge and skills that they need to be successful in the STEM and biomedical research industries.”

JetBlue announced it has followed through on its commitment to go carbon neutral on all domestic flights. Earlier this year, JetBlue became the first major U.S. airline to commit to this critical and measurable step toward reducing its contribution to global warming, and is now the first U.S. airline to achieve carbon neutrality on all domestic flying. “The global pandemic reinforces the need to mitigate risks that threaten the health of our business,” said Joanna Geraghty, president and chief operating officer, JetBlue. “Our commitment to sustainability has only become more important as we prepare our business for a new climate reality.”

In celebration of the American Wind Energy Association's American Wind Week, Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, announced that it has established a local charitable giving board, named the Crocker Community Fund Board, for the benefit of the communities connected to the Crocker Wind Farm, a wind energy project located in Clark County, SD.  “We are a community-focused and farmer-friendly company, and our Community Funds are at the heart of this value system,” said David Reamer, president for Geronimo Energy.

Visions Federal Credit Union was awarded at the Central New York Business Journal Nonprofit Awards for Corporate Community Support. The company celebrated the honor on Twitter, sharing, "Visions is about people, not profits. Giving back is what we do, and we are proud to support countless causes in the communities we serve." Every year, Visions Cares donates over $1 million to their communities' causes and organizations, and Visions FCU also employs grants, sponsorships, donations in kind, and employee giveback programs to encourage community involvement and support.


Members on the Move

This week’s Member Meetup on What’s Next in Virtual Volunteering benefited from generous share-outs from Jaimie Vargas of Synopsys Inc. and Patricia McCann of Comerica Bank. Join us for the next round on Thurs, August 27 to listen, learn, and share: Register now.

A resource thread on Matching Gifts in our Online Member Community has benefited from responses from Erie Insurance, Breckinridge Capital Advisors, CITGO, Capital Power, and EQT Corporation. Members can join in and learn from the discussion: Join the Online Member Community.