Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Companies pledge to hire one million Black Americans


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!

Featured this week: Kathy Luria, Webster Bank; Melissa MacDonnell, Liberty Mutual Foundation; Capital One; Delta Dental; Kilpatrick Townshend; ON Semiconductor; TJX Companies; Accenture, Allstate, AT&T, Bank of America, GM, Humana, Lowe's, Merck, Nike, Target, Trane Technologies, Verizon; Berkshire Bank; Merck & Co; Agilent Technologies; Dupont, Novo Nordisk, Eversheds Sutherland (US), nVent; JM Family Enterprises Inc.

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Spotlight on You

Kathy Luria, senior vice president, community affairs, and director of philanthropy at Webster Bank, has been named to the American Bankers Association Foundation Board of Directors. "So honored to be selected to serve on the American Bankers Association Foundation Board of Directors," said Luria. "A career of giving back keeps giving back in ways I could never have anticipated. Looking forward to the work."


Melissa MacDonnell, president, Liberty Mutual Foundation and vice president, Liberty Mutual Insurance, shared an announcement by Liberty Mutual CEO David Long of the company's multi-year plan to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. "Establishing our US representation goals reflects our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), while fostering a place where people of all backgrounds want to work and thrive," said MacDonnell in support.


Job Postings

Capital One (Just added!) 
McLean, Virginia
Grants Manager, Community Impact and Investing, Greater Washington

Delta Dental (Just added!)
San Francisco, CA
Foundation and CSR Program Manager

Kilpatrick Townsend
Atlanta, GA
Corporate Citizenship Manager

TJX Companies
Framingham, MA
Senior Manager, Inclusion and Diversity


Member Companies in the News

OneTen, a coalition of leading executives who are coming together to upskill, hire, and advance one million Black Americans over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement, is harnessing the power of corporate companies to implement change. Partner companies include Accenture, Allstate, AT&T, Bank of America, GM, Humana, Lowe's, Merck, Nike, Target, Trane Technologies, and Verizon.

The 2020 North American Inspiring Workplaces Awards recognized companies that put people at the heart of their business and inspire others. Berkshire Bank was awarded the Inspiring Diversity & Inclusion Award. Merck & Co received the Inspiring Reward & Recognition Award.

Agilent Technologies has released its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Forward, Together, which covers sustainability and business highlights. "At Agilent, we have always believed in the power of collaboration – working together to innovate and achieve the best results. We've also learned that when we transfer this approach to working externally – joining forces with customers, suppliers, educational institutions, nonprofits, even similar businesses – our learnings and results are greater than ever," said Mike McMullen, president and chief executive officer. "Let's remember these lessons as we consider the massive sustainability issues our world is facing."

AT&T is finalizing its $10 million commitment in 2020 to organizations working to create economic opportunities and foster upward mobility for Black and underserved communities, especially those in situations exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a $1 million contribution to Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) has been helping vulnerable youth overcome significant economic, emotional, social, and academic challenges for 40 years. Even amidst the pandemic and a virtual model, we’re encouraged that JAG participants are still experiencing high rates of graduation and job placements. This recent contribution from was instrumental, as it helped sustain JAG programs nationwide during this year of unprecedented disruption.


Members on the Move

Welcome to new members, Dupont, Novo Nordisk, Eversheds Sutherland (US), and nVent! They join our dynamic member network of 10,000+ CSR professionals and the 500+ members we serve each year. Learn more about becoming a member.

In a major milestone, a very happy 15th Member Anniversary to longtime member, JM Family Enterprises Inc.!