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ABB SPA - ABB Corporate Volunteering – The energy of our people

Added on 22-03-2013

Company

ABB SPA

Network

Fondazione Sodalitas

Year

1996

Business challenge

Improving the culture of social engagement in ABB, helping the nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions.

Description

ABB has developed an annual program on corporate volunteering consisting of community activities, a communication plan and a special event (The ABB Corporate Volunteering Day) to communicate ABB social performance, to celebrate the best corporate volunteer and the social partners.

Impact

ABB is working on the top manager involvement in order to have successful stories as examples to emulate.

Challenges/Lessons learned:

ABB social performance 2011
• 8 Volunteering programs with AISM, Junior Achievement, Special Olympics, Unicef,
Food Bank Foundation, AVSI Foundation, Save the Children, Sodalitas Foundation
• More than 30 fundraising banquets hosted in ABB sites
• 1 Special event “The ABB Corporate Volunteering Day” with around 500 participants
• 1,400 Paid volunteering hours and 110 involved employees

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