Corporate Impact Awards

The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award Series are presented annually by the Society’s Corporate Relationships and Alliances team.  The Corporate Relationships and Alliances team helps create meaningful, long-term relationships with employers by engaging them in delivery of the Society’s lifesaving mission and support for its numerous programs and services. The Corporate Relationships and Alliances team also helps companies implement scientifically sound, comprehensive wellness programs and provides information and high-quality support for cancer screening and care to help save lives and celebrate life.

2015 Corporate Impact Awards

Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Cancer Control

The Excellence in Cancer Control award honors a company that provides health information, programs, and benefits in each of the following four cancer prevention behaviors: physical activity, nutrition, tobacco, and cancer screening. The company deploys strategic health communications to increase employee participation in its cancer prevention and control programs. In addition, the company provides tracking and reporting of health participation and outcomes. 

2015 Excellence in Cancer Control winners: UMB Financial Corporation and Cambia Health Solution

Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Tobacco Control

The Excellence in Tobacco Control award honors a company which implements a company-wide smoke-free policy that is enforced in all US worksites. Under the policy, employees are offered access to a tobacco prevention/cessation program, and all barriers, including employee out-of-pocket expenses, have been removed.

2015 Excellence in Tobacco Control winner: CVS Health

Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Engagement

The Excellence in Employee Engagement award honors a company that demonstrates outstanding volunteerism in support of the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives from cancer.

2015 Excellence in Employee Engagement winner: Baptist Health South Florida

Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Employee Giving

The Excellence in Employee Giving award honors a company that provides their employees with the opportunity to support the American Cancer Society’s mission through a Society-supported employee giving campaign. The award recipient creates an impactful campaign that embodies a variety of best practices, including branding the campaign, expanding employee giving options, integrating employee and leadership involvement, and, recognizing donors and volunteers.

2015 Excellence in Employee Giving winner: IBM Corporation

Corporate Impact Award: Excellence in Philanthropy

This award honors corporations that have provided $1 million or more to the American Cancer Society in the previous calendar year through a combination of corporate contributions, in-kind support, cause marketing and sponsorship, employee giving, and event fundraising. The 2015 Excellence in Philanthropy winners are:

  • Anthem, Inc. (formerly WellPoint)    
  • Bank of America Corporation                           
  • Chevy Purple Roads                                           
  • CVS Pharmacy                                                    
  • Delta Airlines, Inc.                                               
  • Extended Stay America                     
  • General Motors and Chevrolet                        
  • IBM Corporation                                  
  • Kohl’s Company                                  
  • Kroger Company                                 
  • Lee Jeans
  • Maurices, Dressbarn & Lane Bryant, divisions of the ascena retail group, Inc.
  • National Football League (Crucial Catch)
  • New York State United Teachers
  • No Shave November
  • Nucor Corporation
  • Pampered Chef, LTD
  • Walgreen Company
  • Walmart
  • Wells Fargo

See a list of past winners.