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.

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