Awards honor the outstanding brands and people leading the way in social impact, employee engagement and corporate philanthropy
Submitted by Benevity
CALGARY, Alberta, June 3, 2022 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, yesterday announced the winners of its Corporate Goodness Awards, also known as “The Goodies,” celebrating the inclusive and creative ways brands are making a difference in the world through their corporate purpose programs. The 2022 Goodies Awards winners were announced at the corporate purpose event of the year, Benevity’s annual Goodness Matters conference, held June 1-3 in San Diego, CA.
The winners were assessed on criteria that included how bold and innovative their programs were, program participation, program impact on employee engagement and employee net promoter score, how holistic their programs were in working with nonprofits to solve specific issues and how the company used best practices such as giving employees a choice on which causes to support.
“The Goodies winners are inspirational in their approaches to their corporate purpose programs, addressing some of the world’s most pressing issues and building strong, inclusive and purpose-driven cultures while also driving business value,” said Kelly Schmitt, Benevity’s Chief Executive Officer. “This year’s winners are an incredible group whose passion for purpose drove amazing impact for their people, cultures, communities and nonprofits. We are honored to be partnered with these progressive changemakers.”
Companies who were selected as Goodies finalists contributed more than $145 million in donations and $69 million in grants and tracked more than 2 million volunteer hours through the Benevity platform in 2021.
Benevity’s Goodies Finalists and Winners
The Bestie Award
The Bestie Award recognizes the company with the best-in-class approach to corporate purpose, driving impact for their nonprofits, communities and employees.
The Moonshot Award
The Moonshot Award recognizes the company that developed a creative, bold and impactful corporate purpose program and continually optimized the program to drive greater participation and impact.
The People Power Award
The People Power Award recognizes the company that builds a culture powered by its people and creates significant impact by putting the power of goodness in the hands of employees to address critical issues.
The BeCause Award
The BeCause Award recognizes the company that finds unique, successful ways to go beyond community impact to drive change at scale within the charitable sector.
The NewB Award
The NewB Award recognizes new Benevity clients that created significant impact through a best-in-class corporate purpose program launch.
The Community Hero Award
Community Hero Award recognizes the company that took a progressive approach to community investment to create greater impact with their nonprofit partners.
The Buzz Award
The Buzz Award recognizes the company that brought their corporate purpose programs to life through communications and storytelling, working cross-functionally across the organization to promote goodness.
Employee Catalyst Award
Employee Catalyst Award recognizes a passionate employee who goes beyond their day-to-day job to engage employees and community members in opportunities to do good, helping to fuel a culture of purpose.
The Buffy Award
The Buffy Award celebrates outstanding individuals who exemplify passion, innovation, imagination and leadership in the corporate purpose space.
Benevity, a certified B Corporation, is a leader in global corporate purpose software, providing the only integrated suite of community investment and employee, customer and nonprofit engagement solutions. Recognized as one of Fortune’s Impact 20, Benevity offers cloud solutions that power purpose for many iconic brands in ways that better attract, retain and engage today’s diverse workforce, embed social action into their customer experiences and positively impact their communities. With software that is available in 22 languages, Benevity has processed more than $8 billion in donations and 43 million hours of volunteering time to support 326,000 nonprofits worldwide. The company’s solutions have also facilitated 530,000 positive actions and awarded 1.2 million grants worth $12 billion. For more information, visit benevity.com.
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Benevity's microdonation software is the engine for socially responsible businesses to engage their customers, employees and others (such as their supply chain or advertisers) in optional charitable giving. Benevity lets companies embed user-directed, tax-receiptable donations and corporate matching programs into their existing transaction environments, using their own brands and systems. Benevity makes it easy for companies to build authentic and impactful cause marketing, workplace giving and other social responsibility initiatives that increase engagement, brand differentiation and return on investment, while tying directly to business activities that drive the company's bottom line. Benevity's goal is to help build user-driven giving opportunities into all types of existing online interactions to involve customers and employees in giving to causes they care about; building greater loyalty, differentiation and customer and employee stickiness. Benevity wants to help companies and their customers, employees and partners turn "feel good" into real good, and change the landscape of philanthropy in the process.
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