Recognizing employee volunteers around the globe

recognizing employee volunteers around the globe
Featured this week: Kathryn Luria, Webster Bank; Caroline Kiunga, UPS; Crowe; Erie Insurance; Fannie Mae; Kyndryl; Onsemi; Prudential; Regeneron; Tanger Outlets; Vanguard; Baxter; Baker Hughes; Green Shield Canada; Robert Half; Bank of America; Dow; KPMG; Visions Federal Credit Union; OpenText; Arrow Electronics, Inc; nVent, Tripadvisor, S&P Global

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

Spotlight on You

Kathryn Luria, senior vice president, head of philanthropy, Webster Bank, celebrated her colleagues who helped to make her company's Community Impact Month a success. Webster colleagues across Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin came together to participate in volunteer activities, including Webster President and CEO John Ciulla, who joined colleagues to volunteer at the company's Connecticut Foodshare event. "So proud of my colleagues," said Luria on LinkedIn, following up that they are "doing the right thing, supporting our communities with their time and talent."

Caroline Kiunga, community relations manager - ISMEA region, UPS, posted on LinkedIn about meeting and recognizing UPS employee volunteers in Delhi for their commitment and dedication to community service. "The last three years have been challenging to employee volunteerism initiatives across the globe," remarked Kiunga. "But even with the challenges COVID brought on, kindness, selflessness, and empathy persisted."

Member Job Postings

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (JUST ADDED!)
Chestnut Hill, MA
Director, Executive Education & Advisory Products
Assistant Director, Corporate Sponsorships
Senior Writer/Production Manager

Various Locations
ESG Internal Audit Manager

Erie Insurance
Erie, PA
Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Fannie Mae (JUST ADDED!)
Washington, DC / remote work optional
Community Investment - Program Administration - Lead Associate

Remote: Climate Change & Environmental Leader
New York, NY: ESG Business Development Project Manager

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA / Hybrid
Corporate Citizenship Representative (Sr Principal Level)

Phoenix, AZ or Remote
Energy and Sustainability, Senior Manager

Various Locations
Director, Sustainability, External Affairs

Tarrytown, NY
Associate Director, Corporate Responsibility - ESG Reporting and Engagement

Tanger Outlets
Fully Remote or Hybrid
Director, Energy & Sustainability

Malvern, PA / hybrid
Program Officer, Community Stewardship


Member Companies in the News.

Congratulations to the member companies that released ESG reports! Please join us in celebrating their milestones:

  • Baxter has released its 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report, which highlights its efforts to generate lasting social, economic, and environmental value in the global communities they serve. For example, The report also details investments in conservation projects across its manufacturing sites, as well as the progress the company has made in the first year of its 2030 Corporate Responsibility Goal to invest $275 million in underserved communities across the globe. “I salute our Baxter employees around the world, whose passion powers our performance as a responsible corporate citizen,” said José E. Almeida, chairman, president, and chief executive officer.
  • Baker Hughes has released its 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report, which outlines the efforts the company has made to boost the sustainability of its operations in accordance with environmental, social, and governance requirements and its net-zero carbon reduction goals. Among the highlights of Baker Hughes’ 2021 initiatives are the reduction of Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 23% compared to a 2019 baseline year. "2021 was a year of accelerating our net zero commitment and sustainability to take energy forward," said Lorenzo Simonelli, chairman, president, and chief executive officer.
  • Green Shield Canada (GSC) recently released its 2021 Social Impact Report, which details the company’s efforts to live out its commitment to Better Health for All. GSC’s multifaceted strategy is mainly based on community investment, good corporate citizenship, and creating shared value. This guided GSC’s investment of $7.3 million in social impact initiatives, which included support for programs that help nurture physically and mentally healthy communities, such as the Green Door Project and Room For Her. “Among many other exciting developments at GSC, I’m thrilled to share the depth of our impact on the health and well-being of our communities,” said Zahid Salman, president and chief executive officer.
  • Robert Half has released its 2021 ESG report, which gives an in-depth look at Robert Half's ongoing commitment to the people, businesses, and communities it serves worldwide. "Our role as a professional services organization provides us with a unique opportunity to positively impact lives globally," says President and CEO M. Keith Waddell. "We help job candidates find meaningful and exciting work and provide clients with the talent and deep subject-matter expertise they need to confidently compete and grow in a dynamic world."

Here is more news from the BCCCC member network:

Bank of America recently announced a 15-year commitment to partner with Constellation, a clean energy company, in order to purchase power and project-specific renewable energy certificates (RECs). Bank of America aims to power approximately 17% of its global electricity consumption with clean energy, expecting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 95,000 metric tons annually. The project is expected to become operational in late 2024. Bank of America’s investment in this project will facilitate its development as a source of renewable energy for the broader electric grid.

Dow has launched new technology that may pave the way to more sustainable footwear with ENGAGE™ REN, an innovative and more sustainable extension of its ENGAGE™ brand. The brand extension is supported by Dow’s ECOLIBRIUM technology, which the company hopes will help the footwear industry lower its carbon footprint and develop more sustainable products that offer the same high-performance results. Dow is also collaborating with the footwear brand Crocs, supplying plant-based polymers that have a lower CO2 impact for Crocs products.

KPMG’s Canadian branch has teamed up with MaRS Discovery District to launch the Climate Impact Accelerator, a program that will foster significant advances in Canada’s innovation agenda by uniting the corporate world with the country’s start-up ecosystem. The program will match KPMG in Canada clients with entities in MaRS’s ecosystem of start-ups specializing in technology-driven climate solutions to cleantech. The stronger network between start-ups, corporations, and governments will help scale climate innovation technology for widespread implementation.

Visions Federal Credit Union employees were featured on Binghamton Homepage for raising more than $20,000 to support the American Heart Association. Fifty-four members of the Visions team participated in the annual Southern Tier Heart Walk on April 10th. Leading up to the event, Visions held an internal campaign which included efforts to raise funds for the AHA while increasing awareness and educating staff on topics related to heart disease and prevention. The campaign was led by Visions’ Director of Business and Indirect Development Dan Spence.

OpenText is partnering with 5 schools in Poznan, Poland, that between them have welcomed more than 600 new Ukrainian students, as part of its ongoing response to the war in Ukraine. Each school is receiving 10,000 euros to fund laptops, translation technology, Ukrainian textbooks, facility upgrades, and more. These partnerships were facilitated through OpenText's employees on the ground in Poznan. Additionally, OpenText is expanding its Employee Relief Policy to provide a stipend for employees who open their homes to hosting refugees.


Members on the Move

Welcome to new member, Arrow Electronics, Inc! They will join more than 10,000 professionals in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship member community. Learn more about joining them and what you get as a part of membership

Members from nVent, Tripadvisor, S&P Global, and more have been asking and answering questions in the newly redesigned BCCCC Online Member Community! Here are some recent conversations that members can jump in on right now:

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