First Ignite Impact Award Winner Announced at ACCP: The Conference 2016

First Ignite Impact Award Winner Announced at ACCP: The Conference 2016

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 6:10pm

CONTENT: Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Kristina J. Taylor, Vice President, Global Community Relations and Vice President, Ecolab Foundation at Ecolab, was honored with the first Ignite Impact award in San Diego, CA for her exceptional work in the corporate responsibility field.

“Not only does Kristina lead a corporate foundation that contributes to our communities, she is a great connector. Through her myriad of work responsibilities and volunteer efforts, she is always listening and looking to see how people, ideas and organizations can be connected to work together for the greater good,” said Lisa Maloney-Vinz, Community Relations Manager for Ecolab.

In her role with the foundation, Kristina helped to expand Ecolab’s community partnerships and grantmaking practices to maximize their impact on Ecolab communities. In 2014 alone, the Ecolab Foundation gave $10,564,500.

Mark Shamley, President and CEO for ACCP, said, “When you look at what Kristina accomplishes on the job and through her personal volunteer work, you can see how she is a conscientious and strategic corporate responsibility professional. We are privileged to have Kristina in our profession.”

Kristina has been with Ecolab since 2004 and serves on many Boards in the St. Paul, MN area. She volunteers with local nonprofits and is highly involved in her community.

The Ignite Impact award is the highest award bestowed on an individual by ACCP. It recognizes an individual’s contribution in the field of corporate responsibility leading to community and business impact.

Founded in 2005, ACCP is the sole membership-based organization chartered to champion the Corporate Philanthropy professional. ACCP connects members to information, peers and resources and cultivates educational opportunities that promote better stewardship of corporate philanthropic resources thereby magnifying social and business impacts. For more information on Ignite Impact or ACCP, please email Maryann Fiala at or visit

For more information, contact:
Maryann Fiala
Phone: 407-650-9748