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Benevity's 2022 Goodies Awards Ceremony Celebrates Gamechangers in Social Impact

Awards honor the outstanding brands and people leading the way in social impact, employee engagement and corporate philanthropy

Published 06-03-22

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Benevity’s 2022 Goodies Awards Winners Celebrated As Gamechangers in Corporate Purpose
Benevity’s 2022 Goodies Awards Winners Celebrated As Gamechangers in Corporate Purpose

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.

F5 wins Benevity's Bestie Award for best-in-class approach to corporate purpose
F5 wins Benevity's Bestie Award for best-in-class approach to corporate purpose

“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.

Subaru wins Benevity's NewB Award for new clients that created significant impact through a best-in-class corporate purpose program launch
Subaru wins Benevity's NewB Award for new clients that created significant impact through a best-in-class corporate purpose program launch

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.

  • F5

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.

  • Gibson Energy (WINNER)
  • Adobe
  • Intel
  • National Australia Bank
  • Sun Life

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.

  • Atlassian (WINNER)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Delta Dental of California and Affiliates
  • F5
  • ServiceNow

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.

  • PagerDuty (WINNER)
  • Bell
  • Cognizant
  • Hewlett
  • Packard Enterprise
  • Spin Master

The NewB Award
The NewB Award recognizes new Benevity clients that created significant impact through a best-in-class corporate purpose program launch.

2021

  • Subaru (WINNER)
  • Allscripts
  • Hootsuite
  • Pfizer
  • Western Midstream

2020

  • National Australia Bank (WINNER)
  • CSAA Insurance Group
  • Mortenson
  • PagerDuty
  • Unity Technologies

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.

  • CITGO (WINNER)
  • Enbridge
  • FTI Consulting
  • Lowe’s
  • NewRez

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.

  • Hootsuite (WINNER)
  • Fiserv
  • TELUS

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.

  • Sushima Assi – Archivist at Spin Master

The Buffy Award
The Buffy Award celebrates outstanding individuals who exemplify passion, innovation, imagination and leadership in the corporate purpose space.

  • Bree Vopelak – Senior Manager, Global Citizenship & Sustainability at Abbott
  • M.K. Racine – Social Responsibility Manager at Mortenson
  • Karen Bergin – Senior Director of Employee Engagement at Microsoft

About Benevity
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.

Media Contact:

Lauren Stewart
Senior Manager Public Relations
403.560.6968
press@benevity.com

For more information, please see press release here: benevity.com/press-releases/2022-goodies-award-winners

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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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