This was originally shared via the B:CIVIC community newsletter on Sept. 15, 2020.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Virtual CSR Peer Roundtable
Sept. 17, 8-9 a.m., MST | For-Profit Members Only
The CSR peer roundtable is a peer-advisory group for professionals with B:CIVIC member companies to engage in CSR-related conversations.

Breakfast with CSR Professionals
Sept. 24, 8-9 a.m., MST | Community Program
Do you have questions for active CSR professionals? Ask Heather Baker, director of marketing and business development for Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC, and Brandy Radey, senior advisor, community relations for Suncor Energy, your questions on the field, how to be a great partner, career advice and more.

2021 9NEWS Leader of the Year Award
Deadline: Oct. 5 | Community Program
Do you know an outstanding leader in our community? Nominate them for the 2021 9NEWS Leader of the Year. For 21 years, 9NEWS and the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation has honored leaders in our community who have made significant contributions to the well-being and development of our state.

(Re)Define B:CIVIC Summit
Oct. 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., MST | Community Event
Presented by Suncor Energy and VF Corporation, (Re)Define has two inspiring keynotes and twelve workshops to provide you with the expertise, insights, connections and CSR best practices to (re)define your work. Invite your CSR champions with group rates, five tickets for the price of four.

Colorado Companies Uniting Against Racism

To date we have 114 business and community organizations that have taken the pledge to commit to listening, learning and leading more effectively to combat racism.

Access resources to help your organizations listen, learn and lead here.

New Pledge Signers:

  • Apex Design
  • Colorado Nonprofit Association
  • Davis Grahams & Stubbs LLP
  • JunkyFunky Designs LLC
  • Kittredge Ventures
  • Molson Coors Beverage Company
  • Muller Engineering Company
  • Pless Law Firm
  • Refresh Studios
  • RiverDeep Foundation
  • RTL Networks, Inc.
  • SCL Health
  • Slalom
  • Stan Clauson Associates, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank
  • Urban Land Institute Colorado
  • VF Corporation
  • Viewfinder Photography

Take the Pledge

CSR Related Jobs

  • Director, Organizational Effectiveness – VF Corporation
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Specialist – University of Colorado
  • Diversity Recruiting Program Manager – Twilio
  • Manager, Corporate Responsibility – Champion Petfoods
  • Manager, Crisis Preparedness & Response – Western Union
  • Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Operations – Ball Corporation
  • Manager, Learning and Development – New Belgium Brewing
  • Program Manager – Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation
  • Senior Manager, External Affairs Policy – Amazon
  • Vice President, Philanthropy – Vail Valley Foundation

Member Highlights

BOK Financial earned the highest rating in the workplace category among noncustomers based on the annual American Banker/RepTrak Survey of Bank Reputations. BOK also registered the biggest improvement among noncustomers, vaulting to first place in that ranking; and ranked second with noncustomers in six other categories.

CoBank partnering with other lenders to provide $200,000 in aid to support the Midwest disaster relief efforts, which was ravaged by a rare and severe inland storm, through the American Red Cross.

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation released its 2019 CSR report. The 2019 efforts focused on reaching undeserved populations across Colorado, including contributions of more than $4 million in grants to improve oral health and well-being. Their 2018 grantees have reached approximately 54,000 Coloradans through an array of oral health initiatives.

ColoradoBiz‘s Top Company honors the Colorado companies that have drive, determination, a vision and a plan and are ultimately making the state a better place to live and work. Emergenetics International was honored as a finalist for 2019 Top Companies in Professional Services. Denver Community Credit Union was the winner of 2019 Top Companies in Financial Services and First Western Trust was honored as a finalist.

Wells Fargo is helping the growing food insecurity crisis by transforming key locations into a network of food distribution centers. By teaming up with Feeding America, Wells Fargo is helping to distribute more food to communities in need, aiming to provide 50 million meals this fall.