“Volunteerism is an important part of our company’s culture,” said Erica Christensen, vice president, Corporate Social Responsibility, CA Technologies. “Our employees have a long history of giving their time and talents to communities around the globe, and we are excited to celebrate a decade of service through CA Together in Action.”
Since the program’s inception in 2005, nearly 50,000 employee volunteer hours have been given through CA Together in Action, and more than 1,000 projects have been completed. CA employees are able to use up to three workdays each year to give back through company sponsored events, or volunteer activities of their choice. In addition, employees can have up to $5,000 in personal donations matched by the company each fiscal year.
Ken Arredondo, president and general manager, CA Technologies, Asia Pacific & Japan said, “The CA Technologies enduring giving culture taps employee passion by organising various volunteer events that help create a wider commitment to building a better society.
“We are excited to once again be working with so many great organisations across APJ to make a meaningful difference in our communities.”
CA Together in Action partner organisations and activities across APJ include:
Australia: Starlight Foundation Kick 4 Kids Soccer Competition, Loud Shirt Day Fundraiser, Exodus Foundation, Cancer Council Dragon Boat Competition
Japan: Japan Cancer Society
Korea: Dongdaemoon Community Welfare Center, Child Fund Korea
India: CA-HOPE School, several NGOs from the health and education sectors from health and education sector
People’s Republic of China: Jinlin Welfare Foundation