Volunteer with ACCP as a Member Group Co-Lead

ACCP Staff If you are an ACCP member looking for more ways to get involved, look no further! There are many ways to volunteer with ACCP, including as a Member Group Co-Lead. Member Groups are a great way to connect with peers in the ACCP community, learn from each other, and have fun. Member Groups […]

MetaBank’s ESG Endeavors

Catherine McGlownVice President of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)MetaBank Tell us about MetaBank and your role? MetaBank was founded in 1954 with the express purpose of taking good care of our customers and employees. Since the beginning, we sought to address communities that were left out of the traditional […]

Strategic Disaster Giving in the Face of Competing Demands

Patricia McIlreavyPresident and CEOCenter for Disaster Philanthropy The strong need for disaster relief and recovery efforts has continued this year. Between the humanitarian crisis caused by the end of the war in Afghanistan, the earthquake in Haiti, increased concerns around COVID-19, the wildfires on the West Coast of the US – just to name a […]

Volunteer with ACCP as a Member Group Co-Lead

ACCP Staff If you are an ACCP member looking for more ways to get involved, look no further! There are many ways to volunteer with ACCP, including as a Member Group Co-Lead. Member Groups are a great way to connect with peers in the ACCP community, learn from each other, and have fun. Member Groups […]

Disability Pride Month and Recognizing Differently-Abled Employees

ACCP Staff July 2021 marked the 21st annual Disability Pride Month. July 26, 1990 became known as Disability Independence Day, as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed. The ADA provides protection from employment discrimination as well as better access to goods, services, and communications for people with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against people […]

Purpose Awards Judging Committee

ACCP Staff In 2016, ACCP launched the Purpose Awards to celebrate the work being done by corporate citizenship professionals as they created social impact in their communities. Unlike other awards that highlight an initiative or a company’s overall efforts, our goal with these awards was to highlight the individuals, who work day-in and day-out to […]

Volunteering With ACCP

ACCP, as a career-long resource for corporate citizenship professionals, is very familiar with the importance and value of volunteer support as both an employee engagement strategy and a resource for our nonprofit partners. Did you know that ACCP also relies on the support of volunteers? If you’re familiar with our history, you know we were […]

Pride Month is Over but LGBTQIA+ Support Must Not Stop

ACCP Staff As June ends, we see rainbow company logos reverted to standard colors, Pride flags taken down from company windows, and parade accessories in sale aisles. Corporate celebrations of Pride Month 2021 have ended. For some LGBTQIA+ employees, the disappearance of the rainbows is the only change – they are still able to celebrate […]

Virtual Volunteer: Go Big, but Stay Home

Pamella Rodrigues, Director, Global Corporate CitizenshipAIG ”Pandemic time” has been a blur, but most of us likely remember the day Covid-19 disrupted our lives 15 months ago. For me, it was the day that the Venice Carnival was halted in late February 2020. At that point, I had been planning AIG’s Global Volunteer Month (GVM) […]

Starting Your ESG Reporting Journey

Rachel Hutchisson, VP, Global Social Responsibility at Blackbaud   If you’re a social responsibility professional like me, sustainability reporting is on your mind. I literally don’t go a day without seeing something new pop into my inbox about Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). It might be a report issued by another company, a seminar on how to tackle thinking […]

Corporations and Pride All Year

Each June members of the LGBTQIA+ community celebrate Pride Month, which recognizes the history and future of the queer fight for recognition, rights, and equality. The roots of Pride Month stem from the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969, where the New York queer community held demonstrations after a violent police raid at the Stonewall […]

Love & Freedom: Commemorating Juneteenth

In today’s world of instant information, mobile access to the internet, and a constant barrage of social media updates, it seems hard to fathom that the news cycle was ever anything but 24/7. Yet we know that despite the Emancipation Proclamation being signed on September 22, 1862, the news didn’t reach Texas until June 19, […]