New Award Announced for Corporate Responsibility Professionals

New Award Announced for Corporate Responsibility Professionals

Award to Recognize Excellence in the field of Corporate Responsibility
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Ignite Impact award for #CSR professionals announced by @accprof:
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:15pm

CONTENT: Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ ­– ACCP announced today the creation of the Ignite Impact award. This award will be given to a corporate responsibility professional whose innovative approach to aligning business with societal challenges results in meaningful change. The first recipient of the Ignite Impact award will be awarded at ACCP: The Conference 2016 being held in San Diego, CA on March 20-23, 2016.

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

“There are multiple awards that recognize organizations for their corporate contributions and philanthropic efforts,” said Mark Shamley, President and CEO of ACCP.

“The Ignite Impact Award was established to recognize and honor an individual in the field of corporate philanthropy for their role in creating positive change.”

Nominations for the Ignite Impact award will open on April 20, 2015. Nominations must be received by September 30, 2015. The ACCP Award Committee will review all nominations and award finalists will be announced on November 2, 2015. The finalists and the award recipient will be honored at ACCP: The Conference 2016.

Complete information and a nominations form can be found at:

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



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