New job opportunities for aspiring DEI directors

Featured this week: Chris Barr, Takeda; Target; John Smith, FedEx; Adobe; Black Hills Energy; Booz Allen Hamilton; CBRE; Crowe; Dutch Bros; Eerie Insurance; Kyndryl; Lam Research; Loomis Sayles; Nestlé USA; Onsemi; Palo Alto Networks; Paylocity; Prudential; RGA Reinsurance Company; Tanger Outlets; Greg Carmichael, Fifth Third Bank; PSEG; TELUS; Yum! Brands; Dow Chemical; DTE Energy; FedEx; Popular
The member community convened by the 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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WAR IN UKRAINE: We are updating the blog post How Companies Are Responding to the War in Ukraine: A Roundup with the latest responses from our member companies.

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

Spotlight on You

Chris Barr, Takeda US Philanthropic Giving at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, recognized his company's partnership with About Fresh, an organization that designs solutions that integrate food into community healthcare systems. "Proud that About Fresh is a partner of Takeda's CSR program and will continue to build on their mission of getting healthy food to households that need it most!" said Barr on LinkedIn. The partnership is part of Takeda's commitment to support organizations in the U.S. that improve equity among underrepresented communities in the areas of health, education, the environment, and access to nutrition/food.

Target announced its winners of its Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Design Challenge. The company plans to support them with opportunities to showcase their skills, earn prizes, and build meaningful careers. First place of the challenge is Aunjoli V. Myers, a freshman at Florida A&M University. “While I have always felt like problem-solving is one of my strengths, this competition confirmed my beliefs and challenged me to think outside the box regarding the many aspects of technology and leadership," said Myers.

FedEx named six independent businesses that provide outstanding contract transportation services as the FedEx Ground Entrepreneurs of the Year. The distinction recognizes businesses for valuing safety above all, delivering excellent customer service, building dedicated and engaged teams, and responsibly growing their companies. The winners are: SB Transportation Service, Inc. of Orlando, FL (owner Diana Rodriguez), JSJ Trucking, Inc. of Tupelo, MS (owner John Smith, Jr.), Hutch Motors, Inc. of Pasco, WA (owner Eric Hutchcraft), Mercury Logistics, Inc. of Greenwood, IN (owner Laura Brown), Fulsom Logistics, Inc. of Fresno, CA (owner Troy Fulsom), and EPR Transport, Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA (owner Erin Roach). “These exemplary companies have navigated unprecedented challenges over the last two years, and through it all have continued to place the highest priority on safety and exceptional service to FedEx Ground customers,” said John Smith, president and CEO of FedEx Ground. 

Member Job Postings

AvalonBay Communities
Arlington, VA
Diversity Recruiting Director

Corporate Responsibility Analyst

Various Locations
ESG Internal Audit Manager

Dutch Bros (JUST ADDED!)
Remote work eligible within any state where Dutch Bros currently resides
Director of DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)

Erie Insurance (JUST ADDED!)
Erie, PA
Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Multiple Locations
Various CSR Roles

Lam Research Corporation
Oregon / Remote
Senior Manager, ESG

Methodist Healthcare Ministries (JUST ADDED!)
San Antonio, TX
Senior Program Officer

Schaumburg, IL
Corporate Citizenship and ESG Specialist

Various Locations
Communications Director

Tanger Outlets
Fully Remote or Hybrid
Director, Energy & Sustainability

Member Companies in the News

COMPANIES TAKE ACTION ON UKRAINE: We are updating the blog post How Companies Are Responding to the War in Ukraine: A Roundup with the latest responses from our member companies. Here’s more of the latest member news:

Here's more news from the BCCCC member network:

Fifth Third Bank celebrated Fifth Third Day by providing 1 million meals to the hungry. The company has celebrated Fifth Third Day since 1991, and since 2012 the Bank and its employees have worked toward a common goal to fight hunger. The meals will be provided through monthlong events, including volunteering, group employee efforts, and individual employee efforts. “May third is a day to celebrate the positive difference we make in the lives of our customers, our co-workers and our communities as we continue to address hunger across our footprint,” said Greg Carmichael, Fifth Third’s chairman and CEO.

PSEG celebrated the company’s continued commitment to conservation with a spotlight on the blue spotted salamander for Earth month. The endangered salamanders live underground for 11 months out of the year, but come to the surface to breed. PSEG's crews laid down heavy timber “mats” to allow the construction vehicles to work without harming the salamanders crossing the roads while going between their normal habitat and their breeding habitat. While removing the mats, if teams spotted any blue spotted salamanders work was paused until the team scooped them up and safely relocated them.

TELUS is officially the most giving company in Canada. Last year, TELUS, its team members and retirees, gave $90 million, approximately 5% of its pre-tax profits, in cash, in-kind contributions, time and programs, providing critical support to more than 4,000 charitable and community organizations, and volunteered over 1.3 million hours, more than any other company in Canada. Since 2000, TELUS has led with purpose, gifting $1.4 billion, including $900 million and 1.8 million days of volunteerism.

Yum! Brands recently celebrated Earth Day by renewing its commitment to its Recipe for Good, which reflects the company's priorities for social responsibility, risk management, and sustainable stewardship of our people, food, and planet. It marks one year since the company set the goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030. This year, Yum! Brands joined Guidehouse’s Supplier Leadership on Climate Transition to address GHG reduction through education, collaboration, and goal setting in its supply chains.

Members on the Move

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Corporate Citizenship Innovation Awards! These winners were honored in a ceremony at the International Corporate Citizenship Conference in Boston on April 26. Here are the winners in each category:

  • Social-Impact Changemaker: Dow Chemical - Delivering a Sustainable Future: Business Impact Fund
  • Transformative Partnership: DTE Energy - An Opportunity to Soar to New Heights
  • Eco-Innovator: FedEx - Accelerating Climate Tech Innovation
  • Innovation Amplifier: Popular - ECHAR PA’LANTE (Moving Forward Together)

You can read more about their award-winning innovations in the next issue of The Corporate Citizen magazine!