Announcing the Best in Corporate Citizenship!
Earlier today, the Foundation announced the 24 finalists for the 2017 Citizens Awards! For 18 years, the Citizens Awards have showcased businesses that make a difference around the world. Join us and our media partner, USA TODAY Network, in congratulating these 24 outstanding examples of corporate citizenship.
Since 2000, the Citizens Awards have honored the best in corporate citizenship. This year’s finalists are no different. From using drones to deliver critical medical supplies in Rwanda to fighting food waste and hunger in New Jersey, this year’s finalists illustrate the numerous ways businesses care. Without further ado, here are this year’s finalists!
- Best Corporate Steward – Large Business
Finalists: Royal DSM, Intel Corporation, and PwC
- Best Corporate Steward – Small and Middle-Market Business
Finalists: Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Berkshire Bank, and Cotopaxi
- Best Commitment to Education Program
Finalists: Cisco, IBM Corporation, and The Wonderful Company
- Best Community Improvement Program
Finalists: D.C. United, The Home Depot Foundation, and John Deere Foundation
Best Disaster Response & Community Resilience
Finalists: Albertsons Companies, Mastercard, and The Walt Disney Company
- Best Economic Empowerment Program
Finalists: Citi Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Nestlé Nespresso
- Best Environmental Stewardship Program
Finalists: Campbell Soup Company, Keurig Green Mountain, and The Renewal Workshop
- Best Health and Wellness Program
Finalists: Aramark, Shell Oil Company, and UPS
From here, a panel of esteemed corporate citizenship and business leaders will review each of the finalist nominations to help select this year’s winners. Be the first to know this year’s winners by joining the Chamber Foundation and USA TODAY Network for the 18thannual Corporate Citizenship Awards and Corporate Citizenship Conference on November 14 - 15, 2017 in Washington, D.C.