The holiday season is just getting started, so why not help your employees make the most of it? Many companies support their workforce through volunteering opportunities, donation matching, and community action, and we want to help you make incredible happen this #GivingTuesday!
A little more than 10 years ago, Duke Energy employee Amber Cason adopted Ruby, a Staffordshire Dachshund mix with a dash of Weimaraner. Walking through rows of kennels at the Humane Society, Cason spotted the reddish six-month-old New Jersey transplant.
“She had been moved to the Humane Society about 3 weeks before from another shelter,” said Cason, recounting Ruby’s plight of homelessness in a new state. “The shelter she was in before hadn’t had much success in finding her a home, and so there she sat.”
In 2018, ON Semiconductor donated over $2 million globally to support health, human services, education, disaster relief and environmental causes. Of that total, we have invested close to $1 million in Arizona through workplace giving (such as matching donations and sponsorships).
To increase our impact on communities, we launched a formal employee volunteer program in 2017 so that all of our employees in North America (U.S. and Canada) have one day per year to volunteer at an organization of their liking during company time.
Schneider Electric presents Tomorrow Rising: a web series showcasing our international energy training program for determined people and young entrepreneurs from underprivileged backgrounds.
This is Pierre. He’s now a teacher in Mbour in Senegal, but not so long ago he was a brilliant student. Discover how he change the lives of people around him in his little town in the next Schneider Electric web series “Tomorrow Rising,” out on October 2nd 2019!
As a fourth-generation Japanese-American and a third-generation Chinese-American, Kimberly Page didn’t initially picture herself at the Naval Academy. At the time, Asian women represented less than one percent of the student body. But she was encouraged by her family and her mentors.
Participating in an international staff exchange with employees in Australia and Canada
In 2019 two Tetra Tech offices on opposite sides of the earth participated in a staff secondment exchange. Patrick Lynch transferred from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from March to September. Emily Messer transferred from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from June to September.
We are honored to be named again to the 2019 Working Mother Best Companies for Dads list. The list recognizes forward-thinking workplaces that lead in the areas of paternity and gender-neutral parental leave, flexible schedules, phase-back programs for dads and more. Merck was named to last year's inaugural list.
A key component our company’s corporate social responsibility program is our community initiatives. Through philanthropy and volunteerism, we aim to create a relationship of mutual trust and respect between the company and the local communities in which we operate. Through our community involvement, we also want our employees to be proud of what they do and where they work.