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See the full 2013 The Civic 50 results here.

About the Program
Launched in 2012, The Civic 50 is a national initiative to survey and rank S&P 500 corporations on how they engage with the communities they serve and institutionalize these practices in their corporate culture. Specifically, The Civic 50 recognizes companies seeking to best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

The survey was developed by the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light. Bloomberg News, one of corporate America’s most respected sources of business and financial information, is the media partner. The survey is powered by True Impact.

The Civic 50 Mission: to identify the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation.

The Civic 50 Values:
--The business sector plays a critical role in engaging and empowering communities.
--Working in partnership with government, nonprofits and individuals, corporate leaders should focus their civic engagement programs (CEP) on solving community problems by effectively contributing the expertise and resources of their businesses and employees.
--A corporate culture of civic engagement is institutionalized when a business aligns its CEP strategy with its underlying business competencies.

2013 Timeline:
June 5, 2013: Program launches and survey opened to all S&P 500 corporations
June 5-August 16: Survey in the field for company completion
June 27: First Technical Assistance Webinar (links coming soon)
July 22: Second Technical Assistance Webinar (links coming soon)
August 16-November 21: Evaluation and data analysis
Late fall: Results published and celebration event for participating companies
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The Case for Corporate CitizenshipCorporate responsibility has become a key driver in securing stakeholder interest, consumer trust, and employee loyalty, and many corporations are stepping up accordingly to demonstrate their leadership ... May 27, 2010
THE CIVIC 50 SURVEY IS OPEN FOR BUSINESSThe National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation's definitive experts on civic engagement, today announced the launch of The Civic 50, a national initiative to survey, rank, ... May 21, 2012
The Civic 50by John Bridgeland in the Huffington Post: Social EntreneurshipThis piece by John Bridgeland, CEO of Civic Enterprises, speaks about NCoC's newest initiative, The Civic 50, which promotes and celebrates corporate citizenship. June 8, 2012
Baltimore depends on its good corporate citizensBaltimore SunLetter to the editor of the Baltimore Sun by Jackie Norris, executive director of the Points of Light Corporate Institute, and David Smith, executive director of the National Conference on Citizenship. June 18, 2012
Corporate Citizenship Takes Center Stage at Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and ServiceReleased June 19, 2012 via Market WatchCHICAGO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- New Civic 100 Survey to Measure Private Sector Leaders Making a Difference in Communities Across America June 20, 2012
New survey, The Civic 100, encourages CSR of LA’s largest companiesBy Lindsey Rowe, LA Charity ExaminerThe National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light have announced The Civic 100, a new survey to recognize and rank S&P 500 companies making a difference in communities. June 21, 2012

July 18, 2012
An Open Letter from 5 CEOsThe following is an open letter to business leaders from Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC and co-founder of America Online; Ray Chambers, former chairman, Wesray Capital Corporation; ... July 24, 2012
Bloomberg LP, NCoC and Points of Light Announce “The Civic 50” Ranking of America’s Most Community-Minded CorporationsThe National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP, today announced the results of The Civic ... November 8, 2012
NCoC and Points of Light Begin Search for America’s Top 50 Community-Minded CompaniesThe Civic 50 Survey is Open for BusinessThe National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation's definitive experts on civic engagement, have opened The Civic 50 for 2013, an initiative to identify the 50 most community–minded ... June 6, 2013
The Search for America’s Top Community-Minded CompaniesPoints of Light and the National Conference on Citizenship Launch Civic 50 SurveyJackie Norris and Ilir Zherka discuss the second year launch of The CIvic 50 in the CSRwire Talkback. June 7, 2013
What Can Entrepreneurs And Business Leaders Learn From The Civic 50?by Mathew Paisner, Contributor to ForbesIn Forbes, Contributor Mathew Paisner shares what the business sector could learn from The Civic 50. June 7, 2013
NCoC, Points of Light, and Bloomberg
Release 2013 Civic 50 Survey Results
Civic engagement is on the rise in corporate America. According to results of The Civic 50 – an initiative by NCoC and Points of Light to identify the most community–minded companies in ...
December 5, 2013
Valero makes Civic 50 listOriginally posted in the San Antonio Times by Jessica HillerSan Antonio — Valero Energy Corp. made the Civic 50 list of the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S December 5, 2013
TSYS makes ‘The Civic 50’ list for helping make communities a better placeContributing to the communities in which it does business has earned Columbus-based TSYS a spot in “The Civic 50.” December 5, 2013
Devon Energy named one of most community-minded companiesOriginally posted by Jay F. Marks in News OklahomaDevon Energy Corp. remains one of the most community-minded companies in the United States. December 5, 2013
FedEx Honored For Civic EngagementOriginally posted in the Memphis Daily NewsFedEx Corp. is one of the companies honored on this year’s Civic 50 survey, now in its second year, the results of which were published by Bloomberg Thursday, Dec. 5. December 5, 2013
Capital One, Altria make community-minded listOriginally posted in the Richmond Times-DispatchCapital One Financial Corp., the Richmond region’s largest private employer, made the list of America’s most community-minded companies in a survey called The Civic 50. December 11, 2013
The Civic 50: A Guide To Boosting Your Corporate Civic Engagement January 14, 2014
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John BridgelandCivic Enterprises, CEOJohn Bridgeland is President & CEO of Civic Enterprises, a public policy development firm.
Margaret CoadyCommittee for Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, DirectorMargaret Coady is in charge of leading CECP's long–range strategic and operational planning, authors quantitative and qualitative research reports, runs the annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit and ...
Carol ColettaCEOs for Cities, CEOCarol Coletta is VP of Community and National Initiatives at Knight Foundation. Previously, she served as president and CEO of CEOs for Cities.
William Galston William GalstonBrookings Institution, Senior FellowWilliam Galston (Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland and Director, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy) is a political theorist who both studies and participates in American ...
Mark GearanHobart and William and Smith Colleges, PresidentHobart and William Smith President Mark D. Gearan exemplifies the strongest attributes of the Colleges he serves: civic engagement, global awareness, a focus on the 21st century and a commitment to students.
Stephen GoldsmithDirector, Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of GovernmentStephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of Government and the Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Stephen is also the Chair of the ...
Aaron HurstTaproot Foundation, President & FounderAaron has been widely recognized as a leading social entrepreneur for his work in civic engagement, nonprofit management and corporate social responsibility.
Stephen JordanBusiness Civic Leadership Center at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Executive DirectorStephen Jordan is the founder and executive director of the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), the corporate citizenship affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Paige MoodyVice President of External Affairs at the Points of Light Institute and HandsOn NetworkOne of Paige’s responsibilities in this role is her work with the Corporate Service Councils.
Tom SanderSaguaro Seminar at Harvard University, Executive DirectorTom Sander has been Executive Director of the Saguaro Seminar: Civic Engagement in America, a program of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, that has brought together.
Kari SaratovskyThe Case Foundation, Vice President of Social InnovationVice President of Social Innovation at the Case Foundation, Dunn Saratovsky brings with her more than a decade of experience in the government and nonprofit sectors.
David B. SmithSenior AdvisorDavid joined NCoC in early 2008 as Executive Director. He currently serves as Senior Advisor.
James WeinbergCommon Good Careers, CEOJames Weinberg founded Commongood Careers, a national nonprofit search firm dedicated to supporting social entrepreneurs with their hiring needs at every organizational level, providing resources for socially ...
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Bobbi SiltenChief Foundation Officer, Gap Inc.Since 2005, Bobbi Silten has served as chief foundation officer at Gap Inc.
Frank BlakeThe Home Depot, Chairman & CEOFrank Blake is the chairman and CEO of The Home Depot. Prior to his appointment to this position in 2007, he served as vice chairman of the board of directors and executive vice president of the Company.
Richard BrownVice President for Philanthropy at American Express.Richard Brown is vice president of American Express and is responsible for looking over the company’s philanthropic giving.
Barbara DyerPresident and CEO of Hitachi FoundationBarbara Dyer is president and CEO of the Hitachi Foundation. She is also a senior advisor in the formulation and implementation of Hitachi's North American corporate social responsibility strategy.
Pam FlahertyCiti Foundation, President & CEOPamela P. Flaherty is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Citi Foundation. She is also Director of Corporate Citizenship for the company and a member of Citi's Management Committee.
Nate GarvisTarget Corporation, Vice President of Government AffairsNate Garvis is Vice President of Government Affairs for Target Corporation, one of the largest retail companies in the United States. He is responsible for legislative and regulatory affairs at the Federal ...
Evan HochbergDeloitte, National Director of Community InvolvementEvan Hochberg is the National Director of Community Involvement for Deloitte Services LP where he oversees Deloitte's national community involvement initiative, providing strategic direction for philanthropy, ...
Stan LitowIBM International Foundation, PresidentStanley Litow is President of the IBM International Foundation and the company's Vice President for Corporate Community Relations.
Jane MaddenEdelman, Senior Vice President of CSR and SustainabilityJane Madden leads Edelman's Chicago CSR & Sustainability practice. Jane is a sustainable development expert with 23 years experience in over 20 countries including, Afghanistan, China, Russia and Saudi ...
Christine ParkPresident of the New York Life FoundationChristine Park is the President of New York Life Insurance Company and is responsible for philanthropic and volunteer activities.
Dina PowellGoldman SachsDina Habib Powell is Managing Director and Global Head of the Office of Corporate Engagement at Goldman Sachs, which is comprised of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, 10,000 Women, Goldman Sachs Gives and ...
Anne Eleanor RooseveltBoeing, VP of Global Corporate CitizenshipAnne Eleanor Roosevelt leads Boeing's Global Corporate Citizenship function, providing philosophical and strategic direction to the company's integration of citizenship goals.
Brad ShawThe Home Depot, VP of Corporate Communications and External AffairsBrad Shaw is the vice president of corporate communications and external affairs. He is responsible for global corporate communications, public relations, crisis communications, community affairs, The ...
Jim SluzewskiMacy’s Inc, SVP of Corporate Communications and External AffairsJim Sluzewski is Vice President for Corporate Communications and External Affairs for Cincinnati–based Macy's, Inc. (formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc.).
Jeff SwartzTimberland, President & CEOJeff is the third generation of the Swartz family to lead Timberland. His grandfather Nathan started the predecessor company to Timberland in 1952.
Tae Yoo Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Cisco Systems, Inc. Tae Yoo is Vice President of Cisco Corporate Affairs. Corporate Affairs at Cisco encompasses the work of Corporate Philanthropy, Diversity and Ethics.
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