Purpose Awards

Presented by Rocket Social Impact

 

Every year, ACCP acknowledges and celebrates corporate citizenship professionals who serve as beacons of excellence in their field.

ACCP recognizes three individuals each year with the following designations: 

Champion for Change

The Champion for Change is a senior executive who champions the business case, drives measurable results, and demonstrates commitment to corporate citizenship both inside and outside the company.

Trailblazer

The Trailblazer is a senior practitioner of corporate citizenship whose leadership, strategy, and programs demonstrate significant business and social impact over time.

Rising Star

The Rising Star is a junior or mid-career professional in corporate citizenship whose work has created outsized impact inside and/or outside the company – without the advantage of positional authority.

2021 Award recIpients

Rising Star

Cara Garcia-Bou
Learning and Communications Officer
T. Rowe Price Foundation

Trailblazer

Laura Nieto
Director, Community Outreach
Southwest Airlines

Champion for Change

Alan Colberg
CEO
Assurant

Previous Award Winners

2020

Rising Star

Tanya Jeong
Associate Director of Global Philanthropy
AbbVie

Trailblazer

Kevin Martinez
VP of Corporate Citizenship
ESPN

Champion for Change

Kevin Martinez
VP of Corporate Citizenship
ESPN

2019

Rising Star

Heather Meloy
Manager within Responsible Business Leadership
PwC

Trailblazer

Karen Davis
Former SVP of Global Philanthropy and Social Impact
Hasbro, Inc.

Champion for Change

Dan Sullivan, Jr.
CEO and President
Collette

Ignite Impact Award

2018

Laura K. Gallahger
Global Head, Corporate Citizenship
AIG

2017

Shannon Schuyler
Principal, Chief Purpose Officer and Corporate Responsibility Leader
PwC

2016

Kristina J. Taylor.
VP, Global Community Relations & VP, Ecolab Foundation
Ecolab