Nominee: AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah Title: “AAA Gives Child Passenger Safety a Boost in the Community” Location: Walnut Creek, CA Category: 3.0 Excellence in Community Service – Skills Based Community Service – Leadership in Skills-based Community Service Car and booster seats reduce the chances of fatal injury during a car crash by 71 percent for infants […]
Organization: Tulsa Housing Authority Nominee: Bryon Dickens Title: “Bryon Dickens – Transforming the Lives of Minority Males” Location: Tulsa, OK Category: 6.0 – Excellence in Community Service – Community Service/Other – Making a Difference The State of Oklahoma reports 1 in 80 state residents are incarcerated, and 45 percent of the state’s inmates are black. Two years ago, Oklahoma […]
Organization: Concierge Auctions Title: “Concierge Auctions Key for Key®” Location: New York City, NY Category: 8. Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility – Corporate Social Responsibility – Other Concierge Auctions, a New York City-based luxury real estate firm, started their Key for Key® program with Giveback Homes. Through the Key for Key® program, Giveback Homes will build a home […]
Organization: Hilborn Digital Title: “Website Development & Hosting Provided for “Niagara Hearts Potcakes” International Animal Rescue Group” Location: Toronto, ON Category: 8. Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility – Corporate Social Responsibility – Other Many nonprofit organizations may not have the funding or resources necessary to create a well-designed website. Fortunately, there are many community-minded agencies who can use […]
Free recognition for community service, social responsibility If you, your organization or a client gives back to your community through pro bono or other charitable or civic-minded work, we want to recognize you. From now until January 31, AMCP is waiving nomination fees for the 2018 Communitas Awards for any company associated with MarCom, Hermes […]
One of the things that sets AMCP apart from other marketing and communication awards programs is our philanthropy and encouragement of community involvement. During the past few years, AMCP has donated more than $150,000 to charitable, educational and artistic endeavors. We also waived thousands of dollars in entry fees for work that was produced pro […]
|Individual: Alliance Data
Title: “2014 Excellence in Community Services”
Location: Plano, Texas
Category: 1. Leadership in Community Service
When designing and implementing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) plan, professionals must look outward at community initiatives as well as inward if they want to create an all-inclusive strategy. Few companies have broad plans that address CSR at every level; however, Alliance Data is one of the rare ones that does and it has its strategy laid out in a well-documented plan.
To learn why the company, recently named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune, decided to create a formal strategy, we spoke with Danielle Ricketts, external communications specialist for Alliance Data. Ricketts was also able to give us a glimpse at its results inside and outside the Texas-based business.
Q: Alliance Data’s approach to corporate responsibility is comprehensive, covering not only community service but also other efforts that result in positive change and improved business practices. Why did leadership decide to create a formal strategy, and how has it affected Alliance Data overall?
Individual: Genesis Health System Title: “Meeting Community Health Needs” Location: Davenport, Iowa Category: 3. Leadership in Skills-Based Community Service Good health should not be taken for granted when trying to create a strong, prosperous community, according to the team at Genesis Health System based in Davenport, Iowa. Leveraging their expertise and resources to enrich the lives of people in […]