Stories from people leading corporate social responsibility at the world’s biggest companies.

The Shortlist: Target, Hershey, Takeda, and more

Timberland announced their partnership with The Savory Institute to help build a regenerative leather supply for the fashion industry, and Director of Sustainability Colleen Vien discussed how these efforts will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions created by their brand. 3BL Media >> Levi Strauss & Co., MAC, CarMax, Macy’s, Denny’s, Planet Fitness, Mastercard, New York… Read More >

The Shortlist: eBay, USAA, Citi, and more

Travelers released their annual Community Report, which demonstrated the brand’s $24 million in 2019 charitable donations. President of the Travelers Foundation and Vice President of Community Relations Marlene Ibsen discussed their culture of giving, which impacted why and how they support their communities. Business Wire >> Allie Ottoboni, President of the eBay Foundation, shared they will… Read More >

The Shortlist: Nike, Toyota, Walmart, and more

FirstEnergy recently joined the CSR Board community! Their membership will be led by Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Community Involvement Lorna Wisham. CSR Board Members >> Nike Senior Director of Portfolio, Strategy, and Operations for Social & Community Impact Brian Christiansen discussed how the brand executed their COVID-19 response strategy through more than $25… Read More >

The Shortlist: Wells Fargo, Adobe, NRG Energy, and more

International Paper and Anheuser-Busch partnered together to produce and distribute hand sanitizer to the American Red Cross. International Paper Foundation Executive Director Dr. Alissa Campbell Shaw and Vice President of Better World at Anheuser-Busch Adam Warrington shared the details behind this effort. CSRwire >>  Voya Financial joined 100Kin10, a network which seeks to provide children… Read More >

The Shortlist: PayPal, Hard Rock International, Humana, and more

PayPal recently joined the CSR Board community! Their membership will be led by Director of ESG Reporting and Strategy Kristina Friedman. CSR Board Members >> Hard Rock International Vice President of Global Social Responsibility Paul Pellizzari wrote an in-depth reflection on how COVID-19 will impact sustainability in the future. GreenBiz >> The Humana Foundation announced… Read More >

The Shortlist: P&G, Equinix, Estee Lauder, and more

Keijiro Hora, President of the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, discussed their recent $1.3 million in grants to support disaster relief efforts to support communities impacted by COVID-19 over the next three years. Business Wire >> Procter & Gamble recently announced all-paper tube packaging for some of their Old Spice and Secret deodorants and committed to… Read More >

The Shortlist: Celestica, Constellation Brands, Mars, and more

Celestica recently joined the CSR Board community! Their membership will be led by Senior Vice President of Legal, Compliance, and Sustainability, Robert Ellis. CSR Board Members >> Constellation Brands Community Affairs Manager Lynn Quayle shared how they’re working to effectively align their family of brands with their CSR strategy. CSR Board Blog >> Mars announced… Read More >

Keeping it in the family: How Lynn Quayle at Constellation Brands is working to align their family of brands with their CSR strategy

Almost 10 years ago, Community Affairs Manager Lynn Quayle said Constellation Brands started formalizing their corporate CSR program with small volunteer activations and local food drives. Today, they’re refocusing their program to be more strategic than ever: by aligning their family of brands with their CSR efforts. According to Lynn, their brand alignment efforts started… Read More >