The corporate citizenship response to the crisis is Haiti has been swift. With today’s 6.0 aftershock, continued humanitarian needs, and a constantly-unfolding situation, we think corporate pledges will continue to be announced throughout the month.
The Haitian disaster has captured the sympathies of corporate America. Companies mobilized over $60 million in just three days — and now, one week later, $83 million+ has been pledged (See our announcement today on CNBC).
When treatment systems recycle wastewater into clean water, cities like Lima, Peru, are able to safely irrigate nearly 1,000 acres of farmland per day. This is a prime example of how one of BCLC’s 2009 Corporate Stewardship Award finalists addresses a pressing global issue: water scarcity.
Last week UPS won the 2009 U.S. Community Service Award, part of our annual Corporate Citizenship Awards, for a teen safe-driving program that models the safety techniques of its global corps of drivers.
The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 1.3 million people worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and the majority of people affected are women. The Estée Lauder Companies knows the importance of supporting and giving back to women, who are its primary customers and th