Movers, Shakers & Impact Makers: Environmental Leaders, Exemplary Mentors, and More


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 represent the gold standard in putting their mission into practice.

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

Members in the News

Last week, the EPA announced its 19th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, recognizing 17 companies for advancing the green power market in the U.S. General Motors and Microsoft were recognized for their direct project engagement, while Bank of America, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Kohler, and Samsung received nods for excellence in green power use.

3M has partnered with the Minnesota Vikings and other community groups to unveil a sensory inclusive space at U.S. Bank Stadium, which caters to fans with conditions such as autism, dementia, and post-traumatic stress disorder who benefit from having a safe and soothing atmosphere.

Comerica Bank Women's Business Symposium will return to Houston and Dallas this fall, featuring Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani as the keynote speaker. "At Comerica, we strive to empower people and businesses to achieve their goals," said Curtis C. Farmer, Comerica Bank president and chief executive officer. "A shining example of our commitment to the communities we serve is the Comerica Bank Women's Business Symposium.”

Kohl’s announced its 2025 sustainability goals with a focus on three key areas, guided by the SDGs: climate action, waste and recycling, and sustainable sourcing. “At Kohl's we are committed to being a responsible corporate citizen, making our communities stronger by supporting initiatives and organizations that focus on health and wellness, sustainability, and environmental efforts that benefit all families,” said Michelle Gass, Kohl’s chief executive officer.

Target is launching a new loyalty program with a corporate social responsibility component nationwide. Target Circle will give members the chance to vote on which nonprofit organizations will benefit from the company's philanthropic giving.

Members on the Move

This week, we were pleased to welcome Western Digital to the member network! The company joined the thousands of CSR professionals we serve at more than 500 companies from around the globe each year.

MoneyGram International is the latest company to register for our Accelerated Certificate Summit on November 18-22 in San Diego. Join MoneyGram to earn your Certificate of Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the cost: Learn More.

Altria will be joining us for the online course Corporate Citizenship Partnership Management. Learn about our online courses, which you can complete independently on your own schedule.

Spotlight on You

Banfield Pet Hospital President Brian Garish celebrates the powers of mentorship on LinkedIn.

BBVA's Global head of Responsible Business Antoni Ballabriga was recently appointed Co-Chair of the Global Steering Committee for the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

ON Semiconductor’s CSR team is growing; it recently welcomed Jackie Terry as corporate social responsibility program manager, overseeing global giving and employee volunteerism.

Umpqua Bank’s SVP Director of Corporate Responsibility Cobi Lewis was recognized in the Portland Business Journal for work helping business impact communities. She was one of two top influencers in finance across 43 markets nationwide.

UPS appointed a new chief sustainability officer and vice president of environmental affairs, Suzanne Lindsay-Walker, who brings to the role 20 years of engineering, supply chain, and sustainability leadership experience.

Job Postings

Cisco is hiring for a Sustainability and Circular Economy Program Manager in San Jose to support and drive circular economy projects throughout the company.

The Estée Lauder Companies is seeking to fill two positions in New York City: Director, Global Corporate Communications, Citizenship and Sustainability and Associate, Global Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability, Breast Cancer Campaign.

Microsoft is hiring for an Environmental Monitoring & Reporting Program Manager in Redmond, WA to lead high-impact projects at a global scale.

Samsung Electronics America is hiring a Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship in Ridgefield Park, NJ to focus on project and event management.

United Technologies is seeking a Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility in Farmington, CT to integrate new global CSR and sustainability initiatives with existing programs.

Walt Disney Company is looking for a Director, Environmental Science and Policy Analysis to be a leader in its global public policy organization in Glendale, CA.

Verizon is seeking a Social Innovation Manager in New York City to assist in implementing responsible business strategies.

Viacom is looking for a Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Community Investment to join its New York office to further develop, manage, and implement the company’s community investment program.