ACCP Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

AAPI history month

According to National Today, there are 138 holidays in the month of May. There’s Star Wars Day (May 4th), Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Kentucky Derby, Indianapolis 500, and more. These special days celebrate cultural, religious, historical, and even some culinary moments. This doesn’t even account for the international holidays or personal moments […]

You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup: Insights from ACCP member Patricia Contreras

Patricia Contreras

Patricia Contreras Vice President Public Affairs Rockwell Automation Time flies when you are having fun and getting into good trouble, but it’s hard to believe I’ve been blessed to learn, grow, and shape philanthropic giving programs for 20 years. When asked about my career, philanthropy, and achieving success as a woman of color, my advice […]

Updated Trends in Virtual Volunteering

An Updated Look at Virtual Volunteering ACCP Staff   A virtual discussion With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have heard from corporations who are continuing to increase the number of virtual volunteering opportunities available to their employees. In light of social distancing, nonprofits are identifying unique ways to help their organizations in a virtual capacity, while also […]

Corporate Social Responsibility: A Brief History

corporate social responsibility: A brief history Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has come a long way, morphing from a nice thing to do to what it is today: a necessity for a successful business. Today’s CSR programs have their roots in corporate philanthropy. Wealthy businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie challenged wealthy people to support social causes, […]

ACCP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ACCP StaffACCP Image: Meeting table As ACCP celebrates Black History Month and reflects on 2021’s theme of “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity,” we are looking inwards to our family of staff and members to ensure our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remains steadfast and true. After releasing our statement against racism in 2020, […]

Commemorating Black History Month in 2021

ACCP Staff Consumer expectations that companies contribute to society has increased following last year’s COVID-19 pandemic, racial equity reckoning, and economic crisis. 80% of Americans say companies need to recognize their role in systemic racial inequality and own up to missteps or past mistakes.1 60% of employees believe their company does not have effective diversity […]

CSR is Waiting for You

If you are about to enter your last year of college, you may be thinking more about what you’ll do when you graduate than about your last few semesters of classes. (Or maybe you’re focusing on your classes to try to forget about post-grad life. Totally understandable.) At any rate, a discussion about your career […]