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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 awards are presented annually by the Society’s Corporate & Systems Initiative, which creates 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 & Systems Initiative 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.

The following awards were presented during the American Cancer Society’s 2013 Corporate Impact Conference in Denver, Colorado on June 12-13, 2013.

The Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Philanthropy honors 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. During calendar year 2012, these 18 corporations collectively contributed $38 million to the Society’s mission to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

The 2013 Corporate Impact Award: Philanthropy winners are:

Abbott

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Bank of America

General Motors and Chevrolet

HairUWear

IBM Corporation

Kohl's Department Stores

Kroger Company

Lee Jeans

Massachusetts General Hospital

maurices & dressbarn, divisions of the ascena retail group, inc.

National Football League

Nucor Corporation

Procter & Gamble (Pantene Beautiful Lengths)

The Pampered Chef, LTD

Walgreen Company

Walmart

Wells Fargo

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The Corporate Impact Award: CEO of the Year - Excellence in Leadership and Impact 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.

Warner Baxter, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Ameren Missouri is the recipient of the 2012-2013 Corporate Impact Award: CEO of the Year – Excellence in Leadership and Impact.

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The Corporate Impact Award: Award of Excellence honors a company that supports the American Cancer Society’s mission in a variety of ways, including corporate and employee giving, customer engagement, and volunteerism while demonstrating a commitment to the promotion of employee health and wellness benefits, policies, and programs. In addition, the company’s executive leadership supports the engagement through participation in such initiatives as the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer or other local volunteer leadership roles.

Walmart is the recipient of the 2013 Corporate Impact Award: Award of Excellence.

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The Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Cancer Control honors 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.

Moda Health is the recipient of the 2013 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Cancer Control.

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The Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Engagement honors a company that demonstrates outstanding volunteerism in support of the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives from cancer.

Quest Diagnostics is the recipient of the 2013 Corporate Impact Award: Employee Engagement.

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The Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Giving honors 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. 

City National Bank is the recipient of the 2013 Corporate Impact Award: Employee Giving.

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The Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Tobacco Control 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.

Bob Evans Farm, Inc. is the recipient of the 2013 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Tobacco Control.

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Click here to to view a list of past winners.

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