Purpose Awards

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

A senior executive who champions the business case for corporate citizenship inside the company and publicly demonstrates commitment to social and environmental sustainability.

Trailblazer

A senior executive who champions the business case for corporate citizenship inside the company and publicly demonstrates commitment to social and environmental sustainability.

Rising Star

An up-and-coming junior or mid-career professional in corporate citizenship whose work creates out sized impact inside and/or outside the company, without the advantage of positional authority.

2020 Purpose Award Winners

Champion for Change

Vincent Forlenza
Executive Chairman of the Board of BD, former CEO
BD

Trailblazer

Kevin Martinez
Vice President of Corporate Citizenship
ESPN

Rising Star

Tanya Jeong
Associate Director of Global Philanthropy
AbbVie