In 2014 team Australia hosted a Ronald McDonald House dinner night for seriously ill children. Employees also volunteered with homeless charity Mission, collecting donations and wrapping gifts for the Christmas Lunch in the Park event on Christmas day.
In 2014 Canadian employees volunteered close to 200 hours of their time at school charity events. The Toronto office also takes great pride in tending to and maintaining a community garden.
Our employees in Switzerland collected eight 50L bags of rubbish during Earth Day and raised funds for the Swiss Solidarity in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal. For the month of June, some of them biked to work every day to cut down on their carbon footprint.
Our Singapore employees have put in extensive efforts to have a positive impact on their community. They participate in Waterway Cleanups and have given their time to the environmental projects Green Homes and Reduce and Recycle.
In volunteering at beach clean ups and planting trees with Sustainable Coastlines, our New Zealand employees gave over 200 hours to the community in 2014.
Last year our South African team kicked off the new volunteer year by contributing to a local township and installing a vegetable garden.
Our USA employees committed over 400 hours to volunteer activities for non-company projects throughout last year. They helped to maintain Yosemite National Park as well as working on the USS Lowa Projects. Read more here.
Employees at Grosvenor Place racked up an impressive 700 hours in volunteer activities in 2014. They gardened for the community for Hands on London, took part in the Thames River clean up and walked the West Highland Way for charity.