Last Wednesday, November 13th, +Unidos presented its Social Investment Report and you can find it online on the following links:
The report includes information on Mais Unidos which is made up of approximately one hundred companies that carry out joint social responsibility activities and every year invest in socio-economic and environmental initiatives. The Group has been implementing projects, sharing good practices and establishing partnerships since 2006. The work is important and unique because it seeks to improve companies’ social investments practices for the betterment of all.
The purpose of this document is to provide a brief overview of Mais Unidos achievements, as well as the main characteristics of each company. The following pages outline projects developed in 2012 by the Group in Brazil and the main social and environmental initiatives undertaken in the same period by 37 of its companies.read more
São Paulo, November 12th of 2013 – The +Unidos Group, formed by American companies established in Brazil, along with US Embassy through USAID (United States Agency for International Development), will publicize in the next November 13th, at AMCHAM’s headquarters in São Paulo, the Social Investment Report of the +Unidos Group.
At the event, will be presented the results of the work developed, beyond the strategic partnerships with Brazilian government. Referent to the year of 2012, the document brings information about the results of the action and social projects of American companies in Brazil that gather efforts for some social responsibility actions. Since 2006 the Group implements projects, share good practices and establish new partnerships, annually investing funds in initiatives of economic, social and environment development. The work differences itself from everything else because of its mission to improve what these companies already do individually to promote the greater good.
The opening will be held by Paulo Cunha, co-president of the +Unidos Group and president of Motorola Solutions Brazil, and the report will be presented by Rosângela Melatto, member of the board of +Unidos and manager for the Social Responsibility at Intel – Latin American. The event will have the participation of CEO’s, VP’s and the following companies executives: Motorola Solutions, PayPal, Qualcomm, Cummins, AMD, Microsoft, Nike, Internal, GE, Citi, Burson-Marsteller, HP, KPMG, Chevron, Cargill, Google, IBM, International paper, P&G, Cisco and others.
“The +Unidos Social Investment Report it’s an important document that presents how and where the social investments are being made, as well as its results and impacts on the lives of millions of Brazilians. We’re happy with the progress of the Group and optimists that we can contribute even more”, says Cunha.
The Group develops partnerships with Brazilian government in the education area, focusing on English teaching. The expectations are that more than 100 thousand ones are benefited in 2014.
About + Unidos
The + Unidos Group is an association between the Diplomatic Mission of United States, through USAID, and American companies established in Brazil. The goal area: I) promote partnerships and benefit the Brazilian society through environmental projects and socioeconomic development; II) promote the share of experiences and good practices in corporate social responsibility (CSR); III) give visibility to the CSR investments done by the participating institutions.
More information about + Unidos is available at: www.maisunidos.org
It’s an independent organ of the federal government of the USA and responsible for programs of economic and humanitarian assistance in the entire world. In Brazil, we work to contribute with various goals of economic, social and sustainable development, while it strengthening an essential partnership between Brazil and USA.
More information about USAID/Brazil is available at: http://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work/latin-american-and-caribbean/brazil
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São Paulo, 12 de novembro de 2013 – O Grupo +Unidos que reúne empresas americanas que atuam no Brasil, em parceria com a Embaixada dos EUA através da USAID (Agência dos EUA para o Desenvolvimento Internacional) divulgará, no próximo dia 13, na sede da Amcham, em São Paulo, o Relatório Grupo +Unidos de Investimento Social.
No evento, serão apresentados os resultados do trabalho desenvolvido pelo Grupo. Além de parcerias estratégicas com o governo brasileiro. O ano base do Relatório é 2012. O documento traz informações sobre os resultados das ações e projetos sociais das empresas americanas no Brasil que realizam esforços conjuntos de responsabilidade social. O Grupo implementa projetos, compartilha boas práticas e estabelece parcerias desde 2006, onde anualmente são investidos recursos em iniciativas de desenvolvimento econômico, social e ambiental. Tal trabalho se diferencia pelo propósito de aprimorar o que essas empresas já promovem individualmente pelo bem comum.
A abertura do evento será feita por Paulo Cunha, co-presidente do Grupo +Unidos e presidente da Motorola Solutions no Brasil e o Relatório será apresentado por Rosângela Melatto, membro do comitê gestor do Grupo +Unidos e gerente de responsabilidade social corporativa da Intel para a América Latina. O evento contará com a participação de CEOs, VPs e executivos das seguintes empresas: Motorola Solutions, PayPal, Qualcomm, Cummins, AMD, Microsoft, Nike, Intel, GE, Citi, Burson-Marsteller, HP, KPMG, Cummins, Chevron, Cargill, Google, IBM, International Paper, P&G, Cisco, entre outras.
“O Relatório de Investimento Social do Grupo Mais Unidos é um documento importante que apresenta como e onde estão sendo feitos os investimentos sociais assim como também mede resultados e seus impactos na vida de milhões de brasileiras e brasileiros. Estamos contente com o progresso do Grupo e otimistas que podemos contribuir ainda mais.” destaca Cunha.
O Grupo desenvolve parcerias com o governo brasileiro na área de educação com o foco no ensino da língua inglesa. A expectativa é de que mais de 100 mil pessoas sejam beneficiadas em 2014.
Sobre o + Unidos
O grupo + Unidos (Mais Unidos) é uma parceria entre a Missão Diplomática dos Estados Unidos, por meio da Agencia dos EUA para o Desenvolvimento (USAID), e empresas americanas estabelecidas em território brasileiro. Os objetivos do grupo são: I) promover parcerias e beneficiar a sociedade brasileira por meio de projetos ambientais e de desenvolvimento socioeconômico; II) promover a troca de experiências e boas práticas em responsabilidade social corporativa; III) dar visibilidade aos investimentos de responsabilidade social corporativa das instituições participantes.
Mais informações sobre o Mais Unidos estão disponíveis em www.maisunidos.org.
Sobre a USAID
É um órgão independente do governo federal dos EUA e responsável por programas de assistência econômica e humanitária em todo o mundo. No Brasil, trabalha para contribuir em prol de várias metas e objetivos de desenvolvimento econômico, social, sustentável e igualitário, enquanto fortalece uma parceria vital existente entre os povos do Brasil e dos EUA.
Mais informações sobre a USAID/Brasil estão disponíveis em http://www.usaid.gov/where-we-work/latin-american-and-caribbean/brazil
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A Committee formed by U.S. companies participants in the Group and USAID Brazil, meets with representatives of USAID Colombia and the U.S. ambassador of the country.
São Paulo – Wednesday 19th. Leading U.S. companies with operations in Brazil, such as Burson-Marsteller, Citibank, Cummins, Dow Chemical, HP, IBM, Intel, KPMG, Qualcomm and Motorola Solutions, which are part of the + Unidos Group, and representatives of USAID Brazil are in Colombia to meet with the U.S. Ambassador of the country, P. Michael McKinley and members of USAID Colombia. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together and provide U.S. companies with operations in Colombia to USAID, to promote the exchange of experiences between the model and present the model of performance of partnerships of the + Unidos Group.
O +Unidos has a unique format, bringing together major American companies that invest not only in the development of the Brazilian economy, but also in actions related to human development. In 2012, the Group invested, among other projects, in English courses for young socioeconomically disadvantaged public in public schools of Rio de Janeiro. Nearly a thousand students have benefited from the initiative.
“The meeting with the U.S. Embassy and USAID in Colombia will be a great opportunity to expand and spread this model of partnership between businesses and institutions to promote initiatives aimed at social development and environmental preservation,” said Paulo Cunha, the + Unidos Group Co-Chairman and President of Motorola Solutions in Brazil.
Meeting participants will learn about the social programs developed by USAID Colombia, as well as investments in corporate social responsibility made by American companies in the country. The Brazilian Delegation will present the performance model of the + Unidos Group in Brazil, showing the governance structure and the results of the initiative.
The companies that form the Commission which will form part of the Colombia belongs to the board of directors of + Unidos Group, which brings together American companies established in Brazilian territory in partnership with the Embassy of the United States, through USAID. At the meeting, USAID Brazil will be represented by Lawrence Hardy, Director General, USAID Colombia by director Peter Natiello and 10 other technicals from the institution. Colombian representatives from companies Burson-Marsteller, Citibank, Cummins, Dow Chemical, IBM, Intel, KPMG, Qualcomm and Motorola Solutions will also be present at the meeting.
the +Unidos Group – +Unidos is a partnership between the Diplomatic Mission of the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. companies established in Brazilian territory. The group’s goals are: i) to promote partnerships and benefit Brazilian society through environmental and socioeconomic development projects; II) promote the exchange of experiences and good practices in corporate social responsibility, III) give visibility to the investment of corporate social responsibility participating institutions.
USAID – is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government and responsible for programs of economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide. In Brazil, working to contribute towards various goals and objectives of economic, social, sustainable and equitable, while strengthening vital partnership between the people of Brazil and the USA. [http://brazil.usaid.gov].
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Our colleagues from Accenture would like to invite you to participate at the A+ Week 2013, where, during 4-13 April, Accenture along with his colleagues, friends and partners will promote a series of solidarity activities and volunteer work. See the attached invitation or contact Renata Oliveira (renata.s.oliveira @ accenture.com) to learn how your company can become a partner in this activity, celebrate volunteerism and benefit Brazilian society.read more
At last Nov. 10, with live broadcast by SBT and the presence of the characters Pascoal and Pascoalete, brand Lacta, of Mondel?z Brazil, made ??the donation of a R$ 250 thousand check on Teleton, an annual event to collect resources for children of AACD.
In seven years of partnership, approximately $ 1.5 million were donated in funds reversed in equipment and improvements made on the premises of an entity that serves thousands of children and adolescents with disabilities. This is the current balance of the initiative that unites, since 2005, Easter Lacta and AACD (Association for Support of Children with Disabilities).
Continued without interruption throughout this period, the action involves the production of eggs and chocolate bunnies of Pascoal with the seal of the AACD. With this initiative, the company has enhanced its potential social benefits to the entity that makes the difference in the segment.
This year’s donation from Mondel?z Brasil will allow the AACD to purchase equipment to conduct video surgeries. According to Renata Del Claro, marketing manager from Easter Lacta, “next year we will keep the partnership ensuring the presence of the egg Pascoal in the market, giving the same value to the organization and delivering 10 000 eggs to the children of AACD throughout Brazil. ”read more