The Shortlist: Illumina, Walmart, Subway, and more

Lamb Weston and Illumina joined Allstate, Beam Suntory, Best Buy, BJ's Wholesale Club, Cisco, Experian, Ferguson Enterprises, Georgia-Pacific, The J.M. Smucker Company, NVIDIA, ON Semiconductor, Pernod Ricard, and Yum! Brands to round out the first 15 founder positions in the CSR Board! Their memberships will be led by Communication Director Shelby Stoolman and Senior Director of Employee Communications and Corporate Citizenship Christina Lim, respectively. CSR Board Members >>

Last week, Microsoft Global Director of Employee Engagement Karen Bergin, RBC Senior Manager of Citizenship Engagement Tanya Bell, Charles Schwab Senior Program Manager of Schwab Community Services Amanda Lenaghan, T-Mobile CSR Program Managers Teresa Towey and Beret Kline, Levi Strauss & Co. Senior Manager of Community Affairs Alexis Bechtol, BlackRock VP of Social Impact Karolina Walecik, and PayPal Global Employee Engagement and Philanthropy Manager Rachael Claudio discussed their CSR programs and how they're working to develop their purpose-driven strategies at the 2019 Benevity Client Conference in Palm Springs. Benevity >>

Corporate social responsibility leaders from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Experian, Best BuyUnitedHealth Group, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Disney ABC Television Group, Henry ScheinIBM, Stryker, Capital Group, Herbalife International of America, Cisco, Illumina, Ross Stores, Synopsys, Lamb Weston, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group got together for the CSR Board's first Kickoff Meeting in L.A. to talk about the corporate social responsibility issues that are most important to them. The CSR Board >>

Laura Phillips, Senior Vice President for Global Sustainability at Walmart, discussed revamping their plastic waste reduction commitments, including achieving 100-percent recyclable, reusable, or compostable packaging by 2025. Business Wire >>

Wells Fargo Regional Director of Corporate Philanthropy and Community Relations Brenda Wright spoke to their commitment to community impact through $61 million in donations to California nonprofits, schools, and community organizations in 2018. MarketWatch >>

Chanel is hiring a Group Director for U.S. Corporate Social Responsibility to coordinate the U.S. CSR Steering Committee, manage global sustainable retail projects, and follow thought leadership and innovation in the U.S. CSR market. (Piscataway, NJ) Chanel Careers >>

Subway is looking for a PR and Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for their Latin America Regional Office to support their CSR program development process, share best practices around the region, and be the regional public face of Subway in the CSR universe. (Miami, FL) Subway Jobs >>

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