The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named Blackbaud a finalist in the 22nd Annual Citizens Awards, a long-standing program that honors businesses for the impact they make in communities around the world. Blackbaud was nominated in the category of Best Corporate Steward: Small and Middle-Market Business for its work as a shared value company that has powered social good for 40 years.
This annual awards program recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives raising the bar on social responsibility and accelerating momentum for a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable future.
"From day one, Blackbaud has been 100% focused on social good,” said Rachel Hutchisson, vice president, Global Social Responsibility, Blackbaud. “We have a long history of helping social good organizations leverage technology to drive their missions. But as a shared value company—a company that does well by doing good—we’re focused on pushing the boundaries to continue making an impact each day.”
Blackbaud continually innovates to help organizations utilize digital tools, and our technology enables customers to raise, grant and invest more than $100B each year. Over the past year, Blackbaud has made bold commitments to its environmental, social and governance (ESG) program, establishing an ESG steering committee, and reporting on new metrics. Blackbaud also joined the United Nations Global Compact —a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. In addition, Blackbaud released a cutting-edge 2020 Social Responsibility Report, sharing how the company made an impact for customers, employees and communities.
Blackbaud is honored to be recognized as a finalist in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Citizens Awards.
The winners of the 22nd Annual Citizens Awards will be announced during the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves on November 17-18, 2021. Learn more about the awards program and register to attend the event here.
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