Nominations sought for Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards presented by SVCF

Tableau was named the Company of the Year during the 2016 Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2017 Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards. The awards program will honor companies and individuals for their outstanding leadership and achievements in corporate responsibility.

CR Impact Awards

The public is invited to submit nominations online for the awards by Jan. 8, 2018. The winners will be honored during a special recognition lunch at the Corporate Philanthropy Institute on Feb. 12, 2018, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, Calif.

Co-hosted by Northern California Grantmakers and Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the Corporate Philanthropy Institute will feature networking opportunities and industry leaders who will share best practices on a range of issues, including how companies can uphold their inherent values in a changing political climate. Corporate responsibility and social impact professionals are invited to attend. Register at

Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 8, 2018 for the three CR Impact Awards described below.

  • Company of the Year: Recognizes a company that, through its activities and partnerships during the previous calendar year, clearly demonstrates its commitment to CR programs as part of its core business values.
  • Practitioner of the Year: Given to an individual who provides a gold-standard example for his/her efforts in corporate responsibility. This is a prestigious award that gives the CR community the chance to celebrate the work of a leading colleague in the field.
  • Emerging Practitioner of the Year: Awarded to an emerging change-maker who strives for excellence in the practice of corporate responsibility. This award is an opportunity to recognize the work of an emerging colleague in the field.

Event sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Sylvia Kim at for more information about sponsorship.