The Service to America Corporate Leadership Award recognizes non-broadcast businesses that exemplify an extraordinary focus on community service and corporate social responsibility.
At SC Johnson, philanthropy and community support are commitments that go back to the beginning of this company’s 134-year history. In 1937, the commitment was formalized to begin giving 5% of all pretax profits to charities each year, and the company hasn’t stopped since. The primary giving focus is on partner and support organizations that serve or directly affect communities where SC Johnson has operations, focusing on social, education, environmental and sustainability and product donation initiatives.
LG’s deep commitment to corporate social responsibility in the United States encompasses leadership in environmental sustainability, social impact, employee volunteerism and disaster relief efforts. Particularly noteworthy is LG’s new “Life’s Good: Experience Happiness” initiative, which works to drive positive change in people’s lives across America with the goal to deliver sustainable happiness skills to 5.5 million young adults by 2021.
Cisco was honored with the 2018 Service to America Award Corporate Leadership Award for developing technology-based solutions for economic empowerment, education, critical human needs and disaster relief. They have a social responsibility goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025.
With FedEx Cares, FedEx invests in communities around the world. It applies the strength of the FedEx network, team members and resources to connect people globally with opportunities to thrive. In support of these efforts, FedEx has committed to investing $200 million in more than 200 communities by 2020.
Southwest Airlines has developed numerous programs and community initiatives to improve lives in communities around the world. Founded in 1971, the company has built a reputation of unprecedented affordability, customer service, community development and stewardship of the environment.
Through the work of its foundation, Unilever aims to help more than one billion people improve their health by 2020 through improved access to hygiene, sanitation, safe drinking water and nutrition and by enhancing self-esteem.
Formed in 1976, the General Motors Foundation provides vital support for education, health and human services, community development and environmental issues. The GM Foundation is committed to strengthening communities across the U.S.
Through grant programs, national partnerships and the Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteer program, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation contribute more than $30 million annually to public education and community improvement projects.
State Farm has a rich history of giving back to communities across the U.S. and Canada through partnerships with many organizations. Since its founding in 1922, the company has been committed to helping build safer, stronger and better-educated communities.
Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income to communities. A significant portion of this giving goes toward funding education programs, with a focus on helping more U.S. children learn to read proficiently by the end of third grade.
Johnson & Johnson has built a reputation as a company dedicated to making people healthier and safer. In 2009, the company supported nearly 650 programs in more than 50 countries.
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