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.
2015 Corporate Impact Award winners were:
Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Cancer Control winners: UMB Financial Corporation and Cambia Health Solution
The Excellence in Cancer Control award 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.
Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Tobacco Control winner: CVS Health
The Excellence in Tobacco Control award honors a company which 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.
Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Engagement winner: Baptist Health South Florida
The Excellence in Employee Engagement award honors a company that demonstrates outstanding volunteerism in support of the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives from cancer.
Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Giving winner: IBM Corporation
The Excellence in Employee Giving award 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.
2015 Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Philanthropy winners are listed below:
This award 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.
Anthem, Inc. (formerly WellPoint)
Bank of America Corporation
Chevy Purple Roads
Delta Airlines, Inc.
Extended Stay America
General Motors and Chevrolet
maurices, dressbarn & Lane Bryant, divisions of the ascena retail group, Inc.
National Football League (Crucial Catch)
New York State United Teachers
No Shave November
Pampered Chef, LTD