Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Providing relief when crisis hits


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

Congratulations to Irma (Rodriguez) Arizmendi who has been promoted to executive director, JetBlue Crewmember Crisis Fund (JCCF) at JetBlue Airways! Irma brings 20+ years’ experience leading corporate giving and charitable initiatives for internal/external audiences in the for-profit and nonprofit sector.

Roma A. McCaig spoke in a conference hosted by McKinsey Strategy & Corporate Finance on how leading executives are using corporate purpose to guide their response to the COVID-19 crisis. “At Campbell, we use our purpose—real food that matters for life’s moments—as a filter for our decision making.” Listen to this panel discussion to hear more from Roma.


Job Postings

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

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.

JUST ADDED! Fiserv is hiring a Director Communications, Diversity & Inclusion/Corporate Social Responsibility in Alpharetta, GA, to work collaboratively with team members to develop strategic and integrated communications plans that position the company as a respectful and inclusive workplace.

JUST ADDED! Regeneron is seeking a Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer in Tarrytown, NY, who will be responsible for leading and managing the creation, development and execution of the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy.

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.

Stantec Inc. is looking for a Senior Sustainability Consultant at its Vancouver, British Columbia location, who will be responsible for working with clients and project teams to develop sustainability objectives, metrics, and frameworks appropriate to the project.

JUST ADDED! TransUnion is seeking a Director/Senior Advisor, Corporate Social Responsibility Communications in Chicago to help tell the story both internally and externally of the impact the company has on society. 


Member Companies in the News

CoBank is stepping in to serve its community in the Midwest, which was ravaged by a rare and severe inland storm on August 10. Partnering with other lenders, CoBank is supporting the American Red Cross by donating to aid relief efforts in the impacted region. “America’s heartland has been hit with a significant natural disaster that could not have come at a more difficult time," said Thomas Halverson, CoBank’s president and CEO. "Our organizations hope that this joint contribution will help to ease the most immediate suffering and assist our customers, members, partners and their communities as they begin the journey to recovery."

For the third consecutive year, Northwest Natural Holding Company (NW Natural) was recognized by 2020 Women on Boards as a Winning "W" company for 2019. “We’re pleased that our commitment to gender diversity at the company’s highest level has been acknowledged,” says said Tod Hamachek, chairman of the board, NW Natural. “I am genuinely grateful to and inspired by our women board members who bring deep experience and insight to our corporate governance process.”

Wells Fargo is rethinking how it can help Americans struggling to put meals on the table. To help answer the growing food insecurity crisis, Wells Fargo is transforming key locations into a network of food distribution centers through the fall. By teaming up with Feeding America, Wells Fargo is helping to distribute more food to communities in need across the country. Wells Fargo is aiming to provide 50 million meals to help feed seniors, children, adults, and families.

USAA has committed an additional $30 million to benefit 24 organizations assisting military families during these challenging economic times. The donation is part of USAA’s long standing mission to support military and veterans’ families, and in recognition of the specific impact the COVID-19 health crisis has had on the military community. “This gift honors the resolve and sacrifice of our military community as well as the challenges they face by making sure they and their families have the support they need,” USAA president and CEO Wayne Peacock said. “Caring for military families is our passion, whether it’s through serving our members or supporting military-related causes. We hope this contribution provides vital, long-lasting support to the military community at a time when they are essential to our nation’s recovery efforts.”


Members on the Move

Members, if you’re looking to attend the Center’s next virtual event, register for our Sept 23 member meetup on Back to School: Employee and community support, where we will discuss the kinds of internal and external support your companies are offering during this back to school season: Register now.

CSR professionals from ATB Financial, Symetra, Trane Technologies, and more have registered for live Bootcamp events with expert instructors and peers at the Accelerated Certificate Summit. Click here to learn about how you can join them and earn your Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice this year.