Huawei undertakes corporate social responsibility initiatives
- 11 May, 2012 14:53
ICT solution provider, Huawei, is focusing on its corporate social responsibilities with the release of its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR).
The report demonstrates Huawei's efforts and contributions in driving the sustainable development of the economy, society and the environment.
In Australia, Huawei will undertake a number of CSR initiatives, including:
- $50,000 sponsorship of the Tour De Cure, an event which sees 90 cyclists ride 1,656km to raise funds to find a cure for cancer
- $50,000 sponsorship of the Jobs Australia Foundation Indigenous Youth Leadership Program
- $50,000 sponsorship of the The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Sydney University’s International Postgraduate Paediatric Certificate to train medical practitioners across the Pacific Islands
- $20,000 sponsorship of the Nelune Foundation, to help ease the burden of cancer patients
Huawei chairwoman, Sun Yafang, said Huawei is committed to bridging the digital divide, caring for employees, fair operations, environmental protection, social contribution, supply chain CSR management, stakeholder communications and safe operations.
“We adhere to a corporate strategy of establishing a more favourable social image and exemplifying good corporate citizenship everywhere we operate by incorporating CSR into our business operations” she said.
Huawei has also established a CSR Committee and related organisations to ensure that its CSR strategy is effectively implemented, including technical planning, implementation, and supervision.