The American Cancer Society is pleased to honor corporations and a chief executive officer with the Corporate Impact Awards. The recipients of this award series are honored for their engagement and leadership to significantly impact cancer’s effect in the workplace, for their contributions to support the American Cancer Society’s efforts to save lives; and for their efforts to address responsible community involvement.
The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award Series are presented annually by the Society’s Corporate Relationships and Alliances team. The Corporate Relationships and Alliances team helps create meaningful, long-term relationships with employers by engaging them in delivery of the Society’s lifesaving mission and support for its numerous programs and services. The Corporate Relationships and Alliances team also helps companies implement scientifically sound, comprehensive wellness programs and provides information and high-quality support for cancer screening and care to help people stay well and get well.
This year’s Corporate Impact Awards will be presented during the American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference, held June 18-19, in St. Louis, Missouri, on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. This year’s winners are:
2014 CEO of the Year is: Steve Bangert, chairman and chief executive officer of CoBiz Financial
This award honors a corporate chief executive officer who has been engaged with the American Cancer Society through personal commitments of time, talent and/or financial support, while facilitating the involvement of their employees, members and/or customers in support of the Society’s mission. In addition, this executive has served in a leadership position to help advance the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer program.
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2014 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Cancer Control Winner is: CoBiz Financial
This awardhonors a company that provides health information, programs, and benefits in each of the following four cancer prevention behaviors: physical activity, nutrition, tobacco, and cancer screening. The company deploys strategic health communications to increase employee participation in its cancer prevention and control programs. In addition, the company provides tracking and reporting of health participation and outcomes.
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2014 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Engagement Winner is: Delta Air Lines
This awardhonors a company that demonstrates outstanding volunteerism in support of the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives from cancer.
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2014 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Giving Winner is: IBM Corporation
This awardhonors a company that provides their employees with the opportunity to support the American Cancer Society’s mission through a Society-supported employee giving campaign. The award recipient creates an impactful campaign that embodies a variety of best practices, including branding the campaign, expanding employee giving options, integrating employee and leadership involvement, and, recognizing donors and volunteers.
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2014 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Tobacco Control Award Winner is: Express Scripts, Inc.
This award honors a company that implements a company-wide smoke-free policy that is enforced in all US worksites. Under the policy, employees are offered access to a tobacco prevention/cessation program, and all barriers, including employee out-of-pocket expenses, have been removed.
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2014 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Philanthropy Winners are listed below:
This awardhonors corporations that have provided $1 million or more to the American Cancer Society in the previous calendar year through a combination of corporate contributions, in-kind support, cause marketing and sponsorship, employee giving, and event fundraising.
Bank of America
Delta Air Lines
Extended Stay America
Kohl's Department Stores
maurices, dressbarn& Lane Bryant, divisions of the ascena retail group, inc.
National Football League
Procter & Gamble (Pantene Beautiful Lengths)