General Mills was named the 2019 Gold Halo Award winner in the ‘Best Employee Engagement-Skilled Volunteering Initiative’ category
MINNEAPOLIS, June 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – General Mills was named the 2019 Gold Halo Award winner in the category of Best Employee Engagement-Skilled Volunteering Initiative for its founding partnership and continued impact to support African food companies through Partners in Food Solutions (PFS).
General Mills founded PFS in 2008 as an employee volunteer program within the company to address one of the world’s greatest challenges – chronic food insecurity in Africa – in a new and lasting way.
Engage For Good’s Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and showcase successful consumer engagement and employee engagement efforts. This prestigious CSR, cause marketing and corporate social impact award focuses on initiatives where brand purpose and social impact intersect to help build a better world and the bottom line.
Ten-year-old Zoe Terry is the Miami-based CEO of Zoe’s Dolls, a nonprofit organization that collects and donates dolls with darker skin tones to girls of African, Hispanic, Caribbean and African-American descent. Terry founded her company in 2012 at age 5 to give these girls an opportunity to play with dolls that looked like them—something she felt was lacking in her community.
Initiatives to engage our fans in helping kids think creatively and to strengthen communities were recognized at this year's Halo Awards at the Engage for Good Conference.
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Disney's Hour of Code tutorials, created in close collaboration with code.org, aim to inspire children of all ages to learn the basics of coding in a fun and engaging way. Since 2014, more than 42 million students in over 180 countries have tried a Disney Hour of Code tutorial.
Xylem Watermark received the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category
RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today it has been honored by Engage for Good (formerly the Cause Marketing Forum) with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category.
The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. The award looks at social good campaigns and initiatives targeted at employees and/or consumers involving a company and a cause.
Pizza Hut is a 2016 recipient of the HALO award, an honor given by the Food News Media which awards restaurant companies that provide genuine quality contributions to a happy healthy active lifestyle. Their efforts support various wellness programs for every team member and their food quality initiatives benefit both employees and customers.
Companies and Nonprofits Recognized by Cause Marketing Forum
CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Campaigns that salvaged underfunded sports programs, funded canine cancer research and taught kids to be safe online -- all while building stronger businesses -- were among the initiatives honored at the thirteenth annual Cause Marketing Halo Awards.
Sixteen category-specific winners were selected out of nearly 100 entries by the Cause Marketing Forum at its annual conference. In addition, the United Nations Foundation and CVS Health each received a Cause Marketing Golden Halo Award for breakthrough, long-term efforts to do well by doing good.
Sydney Price, Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at Kate Spade & Company, recently sat down for an interview with Waggener Edstrom and in this video she discusses how their on purpose initiative is impacting women in Rwanda.
35 Campaigns Named as Finalists in 2014 Cause Marketing Halo Awards
February 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The honor roll of finalists in the 2014 Cause Marketing Halo Awards reveals corporate initiatives that are more diverse in the types of social problems they attack and the tactics they leverage.
Among the intriguing efforts recognized today by the Cause Marketing Forum are programs involving:
• Milkshakes that unlock donations to feed hungry children.
• “Thumb Socks” that prevent teens from texting and driving.
ARAMARK, Families International, Inc. Honored By Cause Marketing Forum For Their Commitment To Neighborhood Revitalization
Chicago, IL., May 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – ARAMARK, a global professional services company, and Families International, Inc., the largest network of local, independent community centers, were honored with a Silver Cause Marketing Halo Award in the Best Social Service Campaign Category at the 11th Annual Cause Marketing Forum Conference on May 30 in Chicago. A total of 20 awards were given out to programs judged to be the best at “doing well by doing good” in 2012.