Halo Awards

The next Halo Award application period will open around December 2022, click here to be notified when that happens.

The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social impact initiatives that showcase outstanding consumer engagement or employee engagement efforts. These prestigious CSR, cause marketing and corporate social impact awards focus on initiatives in which brand purpose and social impact intersect to help build a better world and the bottom line.

 

Meet The 2022 Golden Halo Award Honorees

The team at Ace Hardware takes great pride in being “the helpful folks” – and that extends beyond the walls of their stores and into the communities they serve.  A point-of-sale fundraising leader, Ace Hardware and its 5,000 stores around the world has raised over $150 million for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 1991. Local stores also support tens of thousands of local charities each year. Learn more about the 2022 Golden Halo Award for Business honoree including how their ability to give back was amplified during the darkest times of the pandemic.  

The Trevor Project’s holistic partnership model has increased the organization’s corporate revenue by over 500% in four years with donations from over 1,400 companies powering its suicide prevention and crisis intervention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. Learn more about the 2022 Golden Halo Award for Nonprofit recipient including how they work with businesses and the innovative technologies they’re leveraging to serve more people better.

Congratulations To The 2022 Halo Award Winners!

One Gold and one Silver Halo Award winner were announced in each category at the 2022 Engage for Good Conference in Atlanta.

Best Of The Best Award

Best of the Best: Give The World A Shot – Expedia Group & UNICEF USA

Sponsored by For Momentum, and selected by the Halo judges, this special “Best Of The Best” Halo Award was chosen from across the full spectrum of Halo applications. This 2022 best-in-class campaign is category-agnostic and recognizes an initiative that demonstrates best practices in social impact engagement. 

Congratulations to Expedia Group and UNICEF USA! 

Best of the Best: Give The World A Shot – Expedia Group & UNICEF USA

Sponsored by For Momentum, and selected by the Halo judges, this special “Best Of The Best” Halo Award was chosen from across the full spectrum of Halo applications. This 2022 best-in-class campaign is category-agnostic and recognizes an initiative that demonstrates best practices in social impact engagement. 

Congratulations to Expedia Group and UNICEF USA! 

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Give The World A Shot – Expedia Group & UNICEF USA

In the summer of 2021, UNICEF USA and Expedia Group and its family of brands – including Expedia, Hotels.com, Vrbo, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, ebookers and CheapTickets – partnered with the shared goal of accelerating the equitable roll out of COVID-19 vaccines. At that time, less than 1% of the global supply…

Breaking Down Barriers To Employment – Frontier Co-op & Willis Dady Homeless Services

In 2021, Frontier Co-op committed $225,000 over a three-year period to continue their partnership with Willis Dady Homeless Services to identify individuals returning to society who are eager for a second chance or are facing other significant barriers such as homelessness, lack of transportation or extensive work experience, and provide…

Using Data To Advance Health Equity – Google.org & Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine

When COVID-19 cases first surfaced, Google.org knew it could provide funding and technical expertise to help track the spread of the disease. The company was particularly interested in the disparate racial and ethnic impacts of COVID-19, believing tracking those statistics could lead to a more equitable government response. In the…

Give The World A Shot – Expedia Group & UNICEF USA

In the summer of 2021, UNICEF USA and Expedia Group and its family of brands – including Expedia, Hotels.com, Vrbo, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, ebookers and CheapTickets – partnered with the shared goal of accelerating the equitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. At that time, less than 1% of the global supply of…

#StareAtGreatness – Citi & International Paralympic Committee

Citi has been partners with the International Paralympic Committee since 2018. Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo games, the global bank kicked off a campaign that challenged consumers to “stare at greatness,” an effort to help change a perceived negative of staring at a person with a disability into staring at…

Visa Empowers – Visa, The Visa Foundation & Kiva

Visa, a world leader in digital payments, and Visa Foundation partnered with Kiva, a social impact organization with a mission to expand financial access for underserved communities, on “Visa Empowers” – a $1.5 million, five-year employee engagement campaign to empower small and microbusinesses to thrive. The idea: allow every employee…

Blood Saves Lives: Helping People With Sickle Cell Disease – FedEx & American Red Cross

When FedEx representatives heard on a conference call that the American Red Cross was aiming to increase the number of African American blood donors by the end of 2025, the company realized it was well-positioned to help. Achieving this goal would help enable the Red Cross to meet the blood…

Best Buy x PopSockets Partnership For Black History Month – PopSockets & Best Buy

Tech retailer Best Buy has been increasing its efforts in DEI, realizing that the number of companies led or run by individuals from diverse backgrounds in the tech industry is disproportionately low compared to other industries. One tech-adjacent area that is particularly challenged in this way is graphic design. Making…

Using Data To Advance Health Equity – Google.org & Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine

When COVID-19 cases first surfaced Google.org decided to provide funding and technical expertise to help track the spread of the disease and work to gain insights in the disparate racial and ethnic impacts of COVID-19, that could lead to a more equitable government response. Google.org partnered with the Satcher Health…

Shaw Cushion For St. Jude Collection – Shaw Industries Group, Inc. & ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Shaw Industries Group, Inc., which supplies flooring to residential and commercial markets worldwide, believes that “home is where the heart is” and that what’s under your feet counts—a lot. If you have carpeting you need a cushion beneath it to protect your base floor and to increase the carpet’s cushion…