LUNCHEON &
AWARDS CEREMONY

July 14, 2022 • 11:30 – 2 p.m. EST
The Yale Club • New York City

Celebrate your dedication to CSR, ESG and DE&I

Join us July 14 from 11:30–2 p.m. EST at the Yale Club in NYC for our special awards luncheon and awards ceremony, where we will recognize all finalists and reveal winners in the program.

The influential communications work represented by this impressive group of finalists was instrumental in positively impacting their communities, whether internally, locally or globally. Your efforts made the world safer, healthier, more equitable and sustainable, and we believe that’s cause for celebration.

Scroll down to see who made the list and to learn more about the live event taking place in July. Look for profiles of all the winners in the categories below in mid-July.

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Guest SpeakerS:

Carol Cone

Carol Cone

CEO and Founder

Carol Cone ON PURPOSE

Kathleen Dunlop

Kathleen Dunlop

Global Brand VP

Vaseline

FINALISTS

CSR & ESG Finalists

Finalists:

  • Fred Ferguson: Vista Outdoor
  • Curtis Sparrer: Bospar
  • Denine Torr: Dollar General Corporation
  • Sheldon Yellen: BELFOR USA Group, Inc.

Finalists:

  • Ameresco: Ameresco's ESG Ambassadors
  • Curaleaf: Rooted in Good
  • Vista Outdoor: Vista Outdoor Comms

Finalists:

  • 3M: Shattering Stereotypes with “Not the Science Type”
  • Aflac: The #AflacSickleCellSense Campaign Confronts Health Care Inequities
  • Mars Food: Introducing Ben’s Original™ and A New Purpose
  • Medela: Supporting NICU Families
  • Pinterest: Pinterest Havens: Invest in rest
  • UPS: Proudly Unstoppable

Finalists:

  • 3M: Shattering Stereotypes with “Not the Science Type”
  • Aflac: The #AflacSickleCellSense Campaign Confronts Health Care Inequities
  • BODEN Agency and PepsiCo: Juntos Crecemos (Together We Grow) Campaign
  • Call of Duty Endowment: #CODEMedicalHeroes
  • Priority Health: Priority Health for Good on the Road
  • The National Football League "NFL": The Trevor Project’s Partnership with the National Football League “NFL”
  • United Way of the National Capital Area: Project Community Connect
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore: Get The Vaccine Baltimore

Finalists:

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee: Free and Fun for All: BlueCross Healthy Places
  • Mars Food: Introducing Ben’s Original™ and A New Purpose
  • PRLab: PRoBono 2021

Finalists:

  • Cricket Wireless: 12 Days of Cricket
  • Discovery Education: STEM Careers Coalition
  • DonorsChoose: Racial Justice and Representation in Classrooms Campaign
  • GoDaddy: Empower by GoDaddy
  • John Hancock: MLK Scholars Program
  • Philip Morris International (PMI): United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT)
  • Salesforce.org: Salesforce.org’s Power of Us Program and The UC Davis Food Pantry
  • The National Football League "NFL": The Trevor Project’s Partnership with the National Football League “NFL”
  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project’s Partnership with YouTube
  • United Way of the National Capital Area: UWNCA Choose Health Life Campaign

Finalists:

  • 3M: 3M's COVID-19 Response
  • Maximus Corporate Communications: Stop the Spread

Finalists:

  • 3M: 3M's COVID-19 Response
  • Cambridge Health Alliance: Vaccine Outreach Campaign
  • Criteo: Diversity Equity Inclusion and Sustainability Team at Criteo

Finalists:

  • Yulu Public Relations

Finalists:

  • Aflac: The #AflacSickleCellSense Campaign Confronts Health Care Inequities
  • BELFOR USA Group, Inc.: Celebrating Our Humble Heroes
  • Bospar: Bospar Messes With Texas
  • Disney Parks, Experiences and Products: Disney Magic Makers
  • IFS: IFS Change for good

Finalists:

  • ESPN: ESPN's 15th Annual V Week
  • Wolters Kluwer Enablon: Enablon Cares

Finalists:

  • Infineon Technologies: Infineon Technologies
  • INFUSEmedia: INFUSEmedia Free 100 & Business Reopening Program
  • The PepsiCo Foundation: Black Restaurant Accelerator

Finalists:

  • BODEN Agency: McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship | Puertas Doradas
  • Discovery Education and Jackson Charitable Foundation: ChaChing Money Smart Kids!
  • Discovery Education and USC Shoah Foundation: Teaching with Testimony
  • Megaworld Foundation, Inc.: Connect2Connect: Nurturing Megaworld Scholars through Digital Transformation in the New Normal
  • TIAA Bank: Be the Change Scholarship
  • T-Mobile: Magenta Scholars
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated: Vertex Global STEAM Programs

Finalists:

  • Megaworld Foundation, Inc.: Green Thumbs-up!: Megaworld Foundation E-Planting Activity
  • SAP NS2: NS2 Gives
  • SMUD: SMUD Cares program

Finalists:

  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation: World of Care

Finalists:

  • Santa Cruz Community Credit Union: RETURN THE FAVOR Giving Campaign
  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project’s Partnership with YouTube

Finalists:

  • Manulife/John Hancock: Journey to Net Zero
  • SMUD: 2030 Zero Carbon Plan
  • SW Safety Solutions Inc: SW 2021 SDG and ECOTEK Awareness Campaign
  • T-Mobile: T-Mobile's Sustainability Approach & Achievements

Finalists:

  • Aflac: Aflac Engages Media to End Sickle Cell Silence
  • American Medical Association: Advancing Equity in Medicine
  • Bospar: Bospar Messes With Texas
  • Disney Parks, Experiences and Products: Disney Magic Makers
  • Lowe's: Lowe's 100 Hometowns
  • NOW: Pensions: Fair Pensions For All

Finalists:

  • Philip Morris International (PMI): United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT)
  • The Jed Foundation (JED)

Finalists:

  • Clyde Group: IDEA Survey & Report
  • Criteo: Diversity Equity Inclusion and Sustainability Team at Criteo
  • Webster Financial Corporation: 2020 Environmental: Social and Governance Report

Finalists:

  • Aflac: Influencing Change with #AflacSickleCellSense
  • Universal Music Group: Music Is Universal LGBTQ+ Pride celebration

Finalists:

  • Ameren Corporation: 2021 AMEREN SUSTAINABILITY/ESG ENGAGEMENT
  • BMC Software: BMC's CSR and DEI Employee Resources
  • Megaworld Foundation, Inc.: Rice Together: Megaworld Foundation Community Pantry

Finalists:

  • CONSOL Energy Inc.: CONSOL ESG 2021
  • Renown Health: Embracing Transparency to Transform the Patient Experience

Finalists:

  • GoDaddy: Made in America
  • Michigan State University Public Health: Flint Proud: Partners for Change
  • NXP Semiconductors: SUSTAINABILITY STORIES Magazine

DE&I Finalists

Finalists:

  • Lanett Austin: Curaleaf
  • Vincent Chee: Bevel
  • Jennifer Rojas Clouse: McLane Company
  • Ted Nguyen: Orange County Transportation Authority

Finalists:

  • Bazaarvoice: DE&I Taskforce
  • Clyde Group: IDEA Working Group
  • McLane Company: DEI Council
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP: Skadden DEI

Finalists:

  • Bospar: Outliers' Ally
  • ChristianaCare: Serving Together With Love and Excellence for Inclusion and Diversity
  • IEEE-USA: Women in Engineering Book Series

Finalists:

  • BETAH Associates: Michelle Taylor
  • Bloomberg Industry Group: Communicating on DE&I At Bloomberg Industry Group - The CEO Setting The Tone

Finalists:

  • Beyond Celiac: Voices of Celiac Disease
  • Cohen Veterans Network: DEI Engagement for CVN's Remote Work Environment
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Campaign
  • Mars Food: Introducing Ben’s Original™ and A New Purpose
  • OCTA & FSB Public Affairs: OCTA Diverse Communities Trust Building Campaign
  • PTC: 22K Push Up Challenge

Finalists:

  • Color Of Change: Black History Now Awards
  • Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA): Tết Events for the Lunar New Year

Finalists:

  • Acronym: Acronym's DE&I Commitment
  • Hy-Vee, Inc.: Hy-Vee’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • LinkedIn: Sparking Equal Opportunity via #ConversationsForChange
  • Mars Food: Introducing Ben’s Original™ and A New Purpose
  • Maximus Corporate Communications: DEI at Maximus
  • Sandia National Laboratories: Sandia Labs’ Social Media: Celebrating diversity, elevating inclusion
  • Santa Cruz Community Credit Union: SCCCU Commitment to DEI
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA): SEPTA Diversity, Equity, and Belonging: Where Differences Power Innovation
  • Swiss Post Solutions: DE&I Communications
  • T-Mobile: Equity In Action

Finalists:

  • Baystate Health: Black Employees Connecting Business Resource Group
  • BMC Software: BMC's Employee Resource Groups
  • Criteo: Diversity Equity Inclusion and Sustainability Team at Criteo

Finalists:

  • Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi: Living the Values Initiative
  • Florida Realtors: What's Cooking in Canada and with our Global Partners?
  • SHE Media: Inclusive Future
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA): SEPTA Open Book Series, a DEB initiative

Finalists:

  • Alorica: Alorica's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Cision: DEI at Cision
  • Criteo: Diversity Equity Inclusion and Sustainability Team at Criteo
  • Florida Realtors: Kiss Bow or Shake Hands: Diversity Equity and Inclusion A Comparisons of Cultures

Finalists:

  • Cardinal Health: DEI Recruiting Program Enhancements
  • McLane Company: Warriors to Wheels
  • Town of Queen Creek: QCPD's 30x30

Finalists:

  • AccuWeather: AccuWeather Inclusive Journalism Taskforce
  • LinkedIn: Inclusive Language in Marketing

Finalists:

  • American College of Allergy: Asthma and Immunology with Allergy & Asthma Network, Eczema in Skin of Color
  • PRSA/FINN Partners: PRSSA/FINN Partners Mentorship Program
  • Renown Health: Leaders in Health Equity & Inclusion

Finalists:

  • Mars Food: Introducing Ben’s Original™ and A New Purpose
  • SHE Media: Meaningful Marketplaces

Finalists:

  • CEO Action for Racial Equity: CEO Action for Racial Equity
  • Deilight Consulting (UK) Ltd: Ian Clarke
  • Color of Change: The Pedestal Project

Finalists:

  • Alcon: ALCON D&I Training
  • Cohen Veterans Network: CVN Launches Innovative Diversity Training to Mental Health Providers at No Cost

TICKETS

BEST OPTION

TABLE OF 8 TICKETS

Includes:

  • 8 reserved seats for your whole team
  • Priority seating at the front of the room
  • Networking reception
  • 3-course meal
  • Awards ceremony
  • Crystal award for your team
  • Bottle of champagne
  • Photo opportunities with your team and industry peers

$3400

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

Includes:

  • Networking reception
  • 3-course meal
  • Awards ceremony
  • Crystal award for your team

$450 per person

If you have any questions about the program or registration, please email Brendan Gannon at brendang@ragan.com.

LOCATION

The Yale Club

VENUE INFORMATION

The Yale Club of New York City
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212.716.2100
www.yaleclubnyc.org

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HOTELS

For your convenience when booking travel, here are some hotels that are near the Yale Club in NYC.

Hyatt Grand Central

Hyatt Centric Midtown

Andaz 5th Ave

Intercontinental New York

Westin Grand Central

The dress code is business casual.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in sponsoring this industry event, please contact
Hannah Lavelle at  hannahl@ragan.com.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about the program or registration, please email Brendan Gannon at brendang@ragan.com.