Thursday, November 18th, 2010
Proud to Play our Part…
Just so inspiring to see a day full of panelists and speakers engaging on social media and corporate social responsibility. At Molson Coors we’re proud to play our part as we focus on responsible choices, water and community as key efforts related to our corporate responsibilty initiatives.
The Mont Tremblant Forum today hosted by NATIONAL Public Relations. The theme was Social Media and CSR. I had the distinct privilege of sitting on a panel with @RealizedWorth , @melissashin ,@celesahorvath and Rick Peterson from Gildan. @DenisCoderre was our moderator and did a great job as the audience may have expected.
Martin Smith @justmeans did a great job kicking off t he morning with a refection of his story of a company that is focussed on doing business better…around the globe. Loved his reference to the “democratization of information”…the true movement of what social media is all about.
Hats off to Eric Tetrault and the entire NATIONAL Public Relations team for staging the event and generating a terrific round of conversations and engagement. Cheers @MolsonFerg
Friday, August 13th, 2010
Trois magnifiques sourires d’Anges Molson Coors qui se sont présentées au Party APP qui s’est tenu à St-Sauveur les mercredi 4 août dernier. Les Anges Molson Coors avaient pour mission d’encourager les participants-es à opter pour les meilleurs choix. Entre autres, elles ont rendu disponibles des coupons rabais de taxis aux 500 personnes présentes, en plus de les faire participer à un jeu de cibles qui permettait de les sensibiliser à une consommation responsable.
Plusieurs de ces invités s’étaient désigné un conducteur, bravo!
Une soirée amusante qui finit en beauté!
Merci aux Anges Molson Coors de veiller sur nos consommateurs, et ce, de façon responsable!
Saluons ceux qui font le choix de rentrer à la maison en toute sécurité …
Sunday, September 20th, 2009
The third Annual “Walk n Roll” for Variety is now a part of history. Our family had the pleasure of participating in the event this morning and thanks to friends, family and business associates our team was able to raise over $8000.00 for Variety Village.
I’m also thankful to Molson Coors Canada for their matching contribution towards my personal donation to the Village, and the fact that they double match, given my position on the board. Molson Coors continues to truly support the volunteer and community efforts of our employees – “proud to play our part”. The event was led off by CTV weather man Tom Brown
and was supported by the Toronto and area police band “The Coppertones”.
The Toronto Police were wonderful in helping to guide the parade of a thousand people around the streets of the neighbourhood surrounding Variety Village.
Golden Griddle put on a wonderful breakfast for all participants. Variety Village continues to provide a unique service to the community where able bodied and those with physical and mental challenges can integrate together in skills development, fitness and community activity. Cheers to all of the volunteers and staff that created yet another successful Variety Walk N Roll. Thanks to all of those that supported our family and to those who supported all of the other walkers and rollers that joined us today.
Proud to Play Our Part. @MolsonFerg
Monday, August 24th, 2009
Scott Ewart and Peggy Cunningham at the 2008 Queen’s University Corporate Social Responsibility Weekend
I’m thrilled to share that Scott Ewart, the former Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer at Molson, has been appointed Special Advisor and Distinguished Executive in Residence in the School of Business at Dalhousie University.
While Scott will remain in Toronto, he will be participating in a variety of external relations projects within the province and will be active in the School of Business’ Corporate Residency MBA program (particularly in the Management and Corporate Social Responsibility curriculum, which focuses on senior executives). Scott was asked last month by Dr. Peggy Cunningham, Director, School of Business Administration, Associate Dean, Faculty of Management and R A Jodrey Chair a Dalhousie University to undertake this special role.
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Scott over the last year in my community relations position at Molson. Scott has always shown a great passion for the community and CSR – we’re definitely going to miss him around here.
Wishing you the best with this appointment! Raising a pint to Scott….cheers.
Thursday, November 6th, 2008
Molson is proud to advise that we are now on the All Top on line magazine rack. You will find Molson under the Blog Council companies as well as under BEER…imagine that ! We continue to keep telling our stories about Molson in the Community, whether that’s about our employees volunteering, charitable partnerships, not for profit associations, sponsorships or just great storie about our brands and people connecting with people in the greater community. And…we’d love to hear from you about what you’d like to hear about from Molson. Cheers !
Monday, October 27th, 2008
A delegation of Molson folks lead by our Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer – Scott Ewart – attended the Queen’s University School of Business Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility seminars and workshops this past weekend in Kingston. Joining Scott were myself, Ferg Devins VP Gov’t and Public Affairs and Tonia Hammer, Community Relations Coordinator. Mary Donohue, philanthropy consultant to Molson also played an active role in the weekend event.
Frankly the weekend was uplifting. It was refreshing to engage in dialogue with these young future leaders in conversation about the impact and influence of corporate social responsibility. Many of the students were quite in awe of the work that so many corporations are carrying out in this area. For many it was their first exposure to the intiatives that many corporations now conduct as part of the onging business models of their day to day business practice.
On Saturday morning eight different external constituents of business, education and consulting lead round table discussions related to Corporate Social Responsibility.
Included amongst the discussion leaders were Molson, Proctor and Gamble, George Brown College, Accenture, Orenda, Mountain Equipment Co-op and Concerned Children’s Advertisers.
A special highlight for the Molson team was a special award of distinction presented to Scott Ewart for his leadership and tenacity in ensuring the that National Mentoring Program got underway a year ago. Peggy Cunningham spoke about her initial fear of the project and yet a year later, her pride in what has been accomplished in engaging young leaders with corporate mentors at Molson and the difference that this had made in challenges faced by non profits and the charitable sector.
Mary Donohue in a side conversation was proud to acknowledge the success of the National Mentoring Program in year one and that she and Scott are looking at how the model can be expanded to include more universities, engage more business and take the initiative to a national level. More to come there no doubt.
Hats off to Peggy Cunningham, staff and faculty at the Queen’s School of Business and to Mandy Daniel for making sure every detail was buttoned down.
What do YOU have to say about corporate social responsibility ? Love to hear your thoughts and comments right here on our Molson Community Blog.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
A team of Molson folks will be travelling to Queen’s University this weekend to partake in the Queen’s School of Business CSR Certification “CSR weekend”. Travelling to Queen’s to participate in a dialogue with business students will be Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer – Scott Ewart, Vice President fo Government and Public Affairs – Ferg Devins, and Community Relations Co-ordinator – Tonia Hammer. Mary Donohue, a consultant working with Molson in Philanthropic endeavours will also be accompanying the group and participating in this unque learning event at Queen’s. This is the second year that Molson will participate in the CSR weekend at Queen’s. Last year we announced the creation of the National Mentoring Program whereby students get teamed up with a Molson employee as a mentorin to tackle a particular challenge facing a non profit organization. The Molson mentor and student look at various perspectives and opportunities to resolve the non profit’s challenge and then Molson supports the student in a summer job position with the charity to resolve the issue. Look forward to seeing everyone in Kingston. If anyone has any ideas about enhancing CSR initiatives or other ideas that you would like us to consider, please comment below. Here’s to responsible choices !