Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Climate change leaders to watch in 2022

climate change leaders in 2022

Featured this week: Becca Ickowicz, KeyBank; Stephen Ambrose, SAIC; Jan-Willem Bode, Guidehouse; Eric Freeman, Leidos; Richard Goffi, Booz Allen Hamilton; Richard Longstaff, Deloitte; Desert Financial Credit Union; Eversheds Sutherland; MassMutual; Moody’s; Nutrien; SMBC; Western Digital; DTE Energy; Fannie Mae; Pinnacol Insurance; Desert Financial Credit Union, Dutch Bros Coffee, Franklin Templeton; MerchSource; Methodist Healthcare Ministries

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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Spotlight on You

Becca Ickowicz has been appointed as a senior banker as part of KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) to expand the firm’s equity originations activity. Ickowicz will be focused on KeyBank’s community development banking efforts in the Western States which are part of the bank’s affordable housing growth plan. Prior to joining Key, Ickowicz was a real estate investment banker with RBC Capital Markets.

WashingtonExec’s Top 10 Climate Change Execs to Watch in 2022 highlights industry executives dedicated to and focused on creating solutions to help combat the climate crisis, building sustainable infrastructures, making geospatial data more accessible, and applying their environmental science expertise to help the White House on climate change initiatives. Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship members featured prominently on the list:

  • Stephen Ambrose, Chief Climate Scientist, SAIC
  • Jan-Willem Bode, Partner, Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure Segment, Guidehouse
  • Eric Freeman, Senior Vice President, Leidos Civil Group Integrated Missions Operation Manager
  • Richard Goffi, Vice President, Energy Innovation, Resilience, and Security Businesses, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Richard Longstaff, U.S. Public Sector Climate Change Leader, Deloitte

Job Postings

Apollo Global Management
New York, NY
Impact Measuring & Monitoring, Associate

Desert Financial Credit Union
Phoenix, AZ
Community Development & Foundation Coordinator

Eversheds Sutherland
Atlanta, GA
Responsible Business Specialist

Boston, MA
Sustainability Lead



Various Locations

Manager, Volunteer Programs

Assistant Vice President - Corporate Social Responsibility, Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Assistant Vice President - Corporate Social Responsibility, Asia Pacific


Loveland, Colorado

Advisor, Community Relations & Investment

New York, NY
ESG Reporting & Disclosure Manager, Vice President

Member Companies in the News

The DTE Energy Foundation announced that it awarded more than $1 million in grants to 10 Michigan-based organizations focused on enriching people’s lives across the state, just in time for the holidays. The grantees include Feeding America West Michigan, Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, Meals on Wheels, and more.

Fannie Mae published its 2020 Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report, marking another step in the company’s continued commitment to transparency along its ESG journey. The SASB Standards, which are maintained by the Value Reporting Foundation, provide guidance on the disclosure of sustainability information by companies to investors. Fannie Mae’s disclosures in this report focus on the SASB metrics that demonstrate the company’s management of relevant ESG risks and opportunities.

Pinnacol Assurance has awarded grants totaling $154,750 to 10 nonprofits in the second of two grant-making cycles for 2021. These grants enable Pinnacol to support programs that help employees stay safe and healthy on the job, provide rehabilitative care to people living with injuries or disabilities, and ensure that Colorado has a robust business climate and the workforce it needs. The company places particular emphasis on supporting organizations that serve underrepresented communities..

Members on the Move

Members from Desert Financial Credit Union, Dutch Bros Coffee, Franklin Templeton, and more registered this week to attend the International Corporate Citizenship Conference 2022. Learn more about joining them to learn and network with hundreds of professionals in the CSR field: Register today.

This week, we proudly welcome new members MerchSource and Methodist Healthcare Ministries! Learn more about joining them, along with more than 10,000 professionals in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship member community: Member Benefits.