50 Colorado Companies Honored for Commitment to Community

Inaugural Civic 50 Colorado measured volunteerism, skills and resources shared

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 19, 2019

Contact: Kristy Judd, 720-879-3256

DENVER—The honorees of the inaugural Civic 50 Colorado were announced Thursday afternoon following the B:CIVIC Summit. The honorees are:

  • AAA Colorado
  • ADT Security
  • AT&T
  • Ball Corporation
  • Bank of America
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
  • CenturyLink
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • Comcast NBC Universal
  • COPIC
  • Core Contractors, Roofing Systems
  • DaVita Inc.
  • Deloitte
  • Denver Community Credit Union
  • Diablo Media
  • DISH
  • East West Partners
  • Employers Council
  • Empower Retirement
  • Fidelity Investment
  • First Western Trust
  • FirstBank
  • Flow Right Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc.
  • GroundFloor Media | CenterTable
  • Group14 Engineering, PBC
  • HighPoint Resources
  • IMA Financial Group
  • Info Cubic LLC
  • i-Orthodontics
  • Janus Henderson Investors
  • Justin’s
  • Kaiser Permanente Colorado
  • KeyBank
  • KPMG LLP
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Mayfly Outdoors
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • PEAK Resources
  • Pinnacol Assurance
  • PNC Bank
  • Premier Members Credit Union
  • Prologis
  • QEP Resources
  • RevGen Partners
  • RK
  • S&P Global
  • TIAA
  • U.S. Bank
  • Xcel Energy

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Three companies were also recognized as sector leaders: Denver Community Credit Union (small business), AAA Colorado (medium-sized business) and KeyBank (large business). Among Civic 50 Colorado companies, 51 percent of employees participated in organization-sponsored volunteerism, spending on average, over 10 hours per employee – rates of participation that are higher than the national average.

“These companies are committed to Colorado, and are making an impact. Together, their teams donated more than 400,000 hours of volunteer time and contributed $37 million,” said Kristy Judd, CEO of Spark the Change Colorado.

Colorado is the first state to offer these awards locally, recognizing companies of all sizes, determined by a survey led by True Impact. Since 2012, The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, has recognized the 50 most community-minded corporation in the nation.

“Giving back is ingrained in how they do business, and through The Civic 50 Colorado they will help other businesses understand how they can do more in the community,” said Erin Atwell, CEO of Community Shares of Colorado.

 

Thank you to our host committee: AT&T, Charles Schwab, Comcast, Molson Coors, & S&P Global.

For more information on honorees and The Civic 50 Colorado, please visit www.csrsolutionsco.org.

 

About The Civic 50 Colorado
Since 2012, The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, has recognized the 50 most community-minded major corporations in the nation each year as determined by an annual survey developed by True Impact. In partnership with CSR Solutions of Colorado, The Civic 50 Colorado will recognize 50 most community-minded small, medium, and large companies in Colorado as determined by True Impact’s adapted national Civic 50 survey that is independently administered and scored.

DaVita to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Company enters into virtual power purchase agreements.

NEWS PROVIDED BY DaVita Inc. 

Shared via Cision PR Newswire Apr 25, 2019, 08:02 ET

 

DENVERApril 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — By 2022, DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) expects to use 100 percent renewable energy. The company has contracted with Longroad Energy on two virtual power purchase agreements (PPAs) facilitating the development of clean energy projects in Texas. Together, DaVita’s share of these projects will generate as much renewable energy as the amount of electricity used by the company’s North American operations.

 

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Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and B:CIVIC announce plans to unite

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 19, 2018

DENVER—Two of the region’s leading community leadership organizations have announced they will team up, combining operations and services. The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and B:CIVIC will partner to maximize community leadership and giving by individuals and organizations.

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An Exciting New Partnership!

As an organization, we’ve always focused on leveraging collective impact to accomplish what can’t be done alone.

It is with that spirit of collaboration in mind that I and the B:CIVIC board of directors are excited to announce that B:CIVIC will partner with the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation.

 Why are we teaming up? Both organizations are committed to strengthening Colorado through community leaders and organizations that want to make a difference here. This partnership lets us grow our impact. When we combine the expertise from both boards of directors and the dedicated staff, volunteers and alumni, we can serve more individuals and their organizations over time. The more people we engage, the more we can move the needle to grow individual and organizational giving and volunteerism in the community.

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Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck: Making a Difference in Our Community

 When it comes to making a difference in our community, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is all in.

Terms like “corporate social responsibility” and “corporate citizenship” didn’t exist back in 1968 when the firm began. The founders were ahead of their time when they chose to make philanthropy an integral part of the firm. From their Karma volunteer program to financial support of nonprofit organizations to extensive pro bono and board service, giving back is, was and always will be, an important part of they we are.

They are proud to share with you their Community Impact Report, which details their community engagement across all of their offices last year.

Please take a few minutes to read through the report and learn more about the firm’s community efforts. And if you’re interested in getting involved, let them know. They’d love to help get you connected.

Read their full report here.