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

The Shortlist: Aflac, Verizon, Wells Fargo, and more

Aflac Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility Buffy Swinehart shared how they developed and executed their My Special Aflac Duck initiative to aid children battling cancer. CSR Board Blog >> Verizon recently joined the CSR Board community! Their membership will be led by Community Engagement Director Steven Shaw. CSR Board Members >> Takeda Pharmaceuticals is… Read More >

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Buffy Swinehart shares how they developed and executed their My Special Aflac Duck initiative to aid children battling cancer

According to Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility Buffy Swinehart, Aflac’s long-term CSR commitment has always been cancer — with their relationship with the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta dating back to 1995. More recently, however, they were approached by a patient’s mother — as well as the Director of Development at… Read More >

The Shortlist: Cisco, Microsoft, Viasat, and more

Katherine Toch, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Cisco, shared how she and her team are developing successful partnerships to help them impact one billion people by 2025. CSR Board Blog >> Viasat recently joined the CSR Board community. Their membership will be led by Director of Social Impact Tory See. CSR Board Members >>… Read More >

The Shortlist: Georgia-Pacific, FedEx, Cox, and more

Stuart Brown, Executive Director of the Inspire Brands Foundation, discussed their commitment to the Atlanta non-profit community through their fourth-annual Dream Big event. Inspire Brands Blog >> Elizabeth Roscoe, Executive Director of the Western Union Foundation, talked about their partnership with Techstars and their goal to grow and inspire inclusive entrepreneurship around the world. Techstars… Read More >

John Mulcahy and Karen Cole share how Georgia-Pacific built a successful partnership with Convoy of Hope to provide aid to disaster victims

Over the past several years, Georgia-Pacific has partnered with Convoy of Hope, an organization that specializes in disaster response serving communities around the world. VP of Sustainability John Mulcahy and Senior Communications Manager Karen Cole share how this mutually beneficial partnership works. “In the U.S., Convoy of Hope works with organizations like FEMA and are… Read More >

The Shortlist: Cenovus, Hard Rock, Verizon, and more

Hard Rock International Vice President of Global Social Responsibility Paul Pellizzari shared how they planned and launched a six-month giving campaign in partnership with the Mercury Phoenix Trust. CSR Board Blog >> Cenovus Energy joined the CSR Board community last week! Their membership will be led by Vice President of Communications and External Engagement Rhona… Read More >

The Shortlist: Centene, JetBlue, Dell, and more

Centene recently joined the CSR Board community! Their membership will be led by Senior Director of Community Outreach and Employee Involvement Carmen Suarez. CSR Board Members >> Icema Gibbs, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at JetBlue, discussed their Soar with Reading initiative — which places free book vending machines in underserved communities — in New… Read More >

The Shortlist: Aflac, Mars, MGM Resorts, and more

Aflac and Mars recently joined the CSR Board community! Their memberships will be led by Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility Buffy Swinehart and Senior Manager of Global Community Engagement Annette Jennings, respectively. CSR Board Members >> Takeda Pharmaceuticals announced five new partners for their annual corporate social responsibility program to support their goals for… Read More >