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Boston College Narrows Corporate Citizenship Film Festival Competition to 10 Finalists

Winner to be announced at conference in Phoenix, March 25-27

Submitted by: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Events, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Mar 05, 2012 – 04:45 PM EST

 

CHESTNUT HILL, MA, Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - A record number of entries was matched by an unparalleled turnout at the online polls in the 2012 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, whittling the competition down to 10 finalists.

More than 60,000 votes were cast online in the race to select the entry that best demonstrates how a company can use video as a communication tool to spread word of its corporate citizenship efforts around the corner and around the world. In the fourth year of the annual festival, 67 entries were submitted on issues including health and wellness, education, economic development and protection of the environment, among others.

This year’s finalists are:

  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions
  • Caterpillar
  • CSX
  • Cummins Inc.
  • Dow Chemical
  • FedEx
  • HP
  • Humana Inc.
  • Mary Kay Inc.
  • UST Global

A panel of judges will review the 10 finalist videos to select the winner of this year’s Corporate Citizenship Film Festival Trophy. Presentation of the Film Festival trophy will take place in ceremonies during the 2012 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, March 25-27, in Phoenix. During the conference, all 10 finalist videos will be available for viewing by the more than 500 conference attendees.

All 67 entries in this year’s competition are available for viewing on the Film Festival page of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship website. Your opportunity to vote has passed, but it’s not too late to curl up in front of your computer with a bucket of popcorn to enjoy some great examples of how video is a perfect medium for a company to share its corporate citizenship message and build awareness of the impact of its efforts on the community and society.

And there is still time to register for the 2012 International Corporate Citizenship Conference and be part of the excitement as the winner of this year’s Film Festival is announced in Phoenix.

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship at the Carroll School of Management is a membership-based research organization committed to helping business leverage its social, economic and human assets to ensure both its success and a more just and sustainable world. As a leading resource on corporate citizenship, the Center works with global corporations to help them define, plan and operationalize their corporate citizenship. Through the power of research, management and leadership programs, and the insights of its 400 corporate members, the Center creates knowledge, value and demand for corporate citizenship. www.BCCorporateCitizenship.org

For more information, please contact:

Tim Wilson Editor
Phone: 617-552-1173

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Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

 

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