CECP Announces Excellence Awards Selection Committee

Comprised of an esteemed multidisciplinary jury
Nov 30, 2010 9:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) November 30, 2010 - CECP engages an esteemed jury from the corporate, nonprofit, government, investment, consulting, media, and academic communities to bring their significant expertise to the Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy selection process. The jurors meet in person in New York City for a day-long session to discuss and select the leading applications.

The Selection Committee for the 11th Annual Excellence Awards will include:

Kathy Bushkin Calvin
Chief Executive Officer, United Nations Foundation

Jean Case
CEO, Case Foundation

Ophelia Dahl
Executive Director, Partners in Health
Excellence Award Winner

Shelly Esque
President, Intel Foundation, Intel Corporation
Excellence Award Winner

Darell Hammond
CEO and Co-Founder, KaBOOM!
2010 Recipient, The American Express NGen Leadership Award

Tony Kingsbury
Dow Chemical Executive-in-Residence, Haas School of Business

Ellen Luger
Executive Director, General Mills Foundation, General Mills, Inc.
Excellence Award Winner

Joel D. Selanikio
CEO and Co-Founder, DataDyne.org
DataDyne.org was recognized as one of Fast Company Magazine’s
10 Best Social Enterprises of 2009

Roxanne Spillett
President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Excellence Award Winner

Andrea Taylor
Director, North America Community Affairs, Microsoft Corporation

What Makes Excellence?

Each year, CECP’s Excellence Awards recognize the companies that best demonstrate all four standards of excellence outlined below. For the Directors' Award, given annually to a nonprofit organization, the emphasis is on partnership with a corporation.

  1. CEO Leadership: CEO is actively and effectively involved in the success of the company’s community investment programs.

  2. Innovation: Nominated program stretches beyond traditional approaches and solutions in the pursuit of exceptional results for communities and the company.

  3. Dedication to Measurement: Company and its partners demonstrate a strong commitment to accountability, benchmarking, and continuous improvement throughout the nominated program’s lifecycle.

  4. Partnership: Collaboration with partners based on mutual interests and complementary assets that allow the nominated program to exceed the results that the applying company could achieve otherwise, whether alone or with other partners.