MorganFranklin Receives Consulting Magazine Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award
D.C.-based consulting firm recognized for extraordinary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and sponsorship work with various charitable and community organizations.
McLean, Virginia – August 5, 2014
Consulting magazine has named MorganFranklin Consulting a winner of the publication's inaugural Excellence in Social & Community Investment Achievement Awards, which honor and formally recognize the investments consulting firms make in social and community causes. MorganFranklin, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., is being honored for its extraordinary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and sponsorship work with various charitable and community organizations.
The awards are being presented to 15 firms for partnering with nonprofits, government entities, associations, and private and public sector companies through pro bono work, significantly discounted work, community outreach initiatives, employee-motivated volunteer projects, and other social and community investment and engagement.
"MorganFranklin Consulting is honored to receive the Excellence in Social & Community Investment Achievement Award from Consulting magazine, and we are humbled to be in the company of such an impressive group of businesses that are committed to investing time and energy to make a positive impact on the community, environment, and overall quality of life," said C.E. Andrews , CEO of MorganFranklin Consulting. "Giving back to the community and investing in social and charitable causes is in the fabric of MorganFranklin, and we are proud to be recognized for our robust and successful CSR program that speaks to our core values as a firm and empowers our employees to better their communities through volunteerism and charitable giving."
MorganFranklin's CSR program supports numerous national and local charitable organizations focused on education, entrepreneurship, health, and military causes. Since its founding in 1998, the firm has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars and hundreds of employee volunteer hours to organizations including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, The Global Good Fund, American Heart Association, March of Dimes, Wounded Warrior Project, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Greater DC Cares, Knock Out Abuse Against Women, and The Women's Center.
MorganFranklin's CSR endeavors also include employee volunteer, matching gift, leadership gift, and community investment programs, such as partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps to build and donate bicycles to Toys for Tots and participating in Junior Achievement's "JA in a Day" program by teaching elementary school students about financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. In addition, MorganFranklin's Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, Jeana Foster, was named the 2013 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Capital Chapter "Woman of the Year," leading 19 contenders who collectively raised $1.145 million through 10 weeks of fundraising.
"Your efforts not only reflect positively on your people and MorganFranklin, but they also shine a light on the entire consulting profession," said Joseph Kornik, publisher and editor-in-chief of Consulting magazine. "We are proud of the social and community investment firms are making, and we are honored to be able to formally recognize you and your efforts."
The winners of Consulting magazine's 2014 Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award include: Capgemini Consulting (client: Smile Train), CapTech Consulting (client: Apparo, Joe Martin ALS Foundation), Censeo Consulting Group (client: Higher Achievement), Cumberland Consulting Group (various clients), Deloitte Consulting (client: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Huron Consulting Group (various clients), KPMG (various clients), L.E.K. Consulting (client: Zen Hospice Project), McGladrey (client: Davis Love Foundation, Birdies For Love), Mesirow Financial Consulting (client: Futures & Options), Protiviti (various clients), Slalom Consulting (client: Stolen Youth), The Boston Consulting Group (client: Save the Children International), and West Monroe Partners (client: Furniture Bank of Central Ohio).
The October 2014 issue of Consulting magazine will feature a special Social & Community Investment editorial section spotlighting the award winners and the gala awards dinner, which will be hosted on Sept. 18 at the St. Regis New York. A portion of the evening's proceeds will directly benefit the clients with whom the firms partnered and the causes they championed through these efforts. Click here to view a complete list of the winners.
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About MorganFranklin Consulting
MorganFranklin is a strategy and execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor. The company provides strategic thinking and hands-on support to help public companies, fast-growing private companies, and government clients manage growth and maximize performance. The firm delivers strategy, accounting and transaction services, risk and compliance, and information management and technology solutions. MorganFranklin is headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area and has supported clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
MorganFranklin Consulting is the brand name referring to the global organization of MorganFranklin, Inc. and its subsidiary MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC.