The Shortlist: Office Depot, AbbVie, PetSmart, and more

Office Depot National Director of Community Investment Alex Price shared how he and his team developed their signature “Start Proud” program — which provides needed supplies to students and teachers in underserved communities — from the ground up and grew it across the country. CSR Board Blog >>

AbbVie committed $35 million to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The funds will be allocated to the International Medical Corps to provide support to hospitals, Direct Relief to provide equipment and supplies to Europe, Feeding America, the AbbVie Community Resilience Fund, and the AbbVie Employee Assistance Fund. AbbVie News >>

TELUS announced a $10-million donation from their Friendly Future Foundation to support community needs and assist public healthcare capacity during the COVID-19 crisis. TELUS News >>

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Hyatt launched a global Hyatt Care Fund seeded by their leadership team salary reductions. The fund will be distributed among their colleagues experiencing financial need. Hyatt News >>  

Sysco announced their month-long campaign, Take Out To Give Back, to provide means to children in underserved communities while promoting the restaurant industry. Vice President of Corporate Affairs Neil Russell shared why this campaign was how they chose to make a meaningful difference during this difficult time. CSRwire >> 

Debra Vernon, Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Tyson Foods, discussed how they're expanding their hunger relief efforts by donating 16-million meals to communities impacted by COVID-19. Tyson Foods Blog >> 

Cambyse Parsi is now the Director for Sustainable Finance at BNP Paribas. LinkedIn >>

Debbie Kalish was recently promoted to Director of Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand. LinkedIn >>

DHL needs a Sustainability Program Manager to develop sustainability strategies and monitor their corporate sustainability targets. (Westerville, OH) DHL Jobs >>

PetSmart is hiring a Senior Manager of Social Responsibility to manage the implementation of their social responsibility program. (Phoenix, AR) PetSmart Careers >>

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