Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 18, 2012
The U.S. Chamber of Commerces Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) today recognized 20 leading socially responsible companies as finalists in the 13th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The Citizens Awards honor businesses for their societal innovations and for creating a sustained positive impact on people, communities, and the environment.
Every year, the competition to be the best in corporate social responsibility keeps getting better and better, said U.S. Chamber BCLC Founder and Executive Director Stephen Jordan. The finalists for the 2012 Citizens Awards have created exceptional programs, and deserve this recognition for their achievements.
The Citizens Awards have been presented every year since 2000 and are one of the nations premier programs to identify and recognize positive business involvement in society.
Awards are given in four categories: