Businesses and Nonprofits Recognized for Collaboration and Community Impact
Submitted by: Business Civic Leadership Center
Posted: Sep 17, 2013 – 10:34 AM EST
WASHINGTON, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) today recognized 25 finalists for its 14th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards program honors businesses for their significant positive impacts in communities around the world.
“This year’s finalists help solve our world’s greatest challenges through business ingenuity, compassion, and collaboration,” said BCLC Executive Director Marc DeCourcey. “It’s an honor to showcase these programs and bring awareness to the impact of businesses in communities.”
Awards will be presented in eight categories:
Winners for all categories except Best Partnership are selected by a panel of corporate responsibility stakeholders and experts. The Best Partnership winner is selected by the public through an online voting process Individuals can vote for their favorite business-nonprofit collaboration now through October 15 at bclc.uschamber.com/vote.
Winners in each category will be announced on November 21 at a ceremony hosted by journalist Soledad O’Brien in Washington, D.C.
More information about the awards and finalists is available on BCLC's website.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
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