ABB is present in over 60 localities in China, priding itself on a local approach in global operations. Being close to local communities, and being perceived as a worthy partner and good corporate citizen, are an essential part of being “at home” in areas where the company operates.
ABB strives to be a good corporate citizen in China through actively taking up social responsibility. CSR programs takes a variety of forms, and ABB runs a wide variety of programs, including supporting education, environmental protection, poverty relief and community welfare.
As talents are one of ABB’s greatest assets, ABB attaches much importance to education. ABB provided scholarship and other assistance to talented but needy university students in China to fulfill their dreams. We also carry out cooperation with vocational schools in Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Chongqing, Guangdong and other places to develop the training of young technicians, help poor students in rural schools in Shanxi, Sichuan, and Qinghai provinces.
ABB also aims at building a better world by supporting various kinds of environmental protection campaigns. ABB joined hands with one of key customers – Inner Mongolia Power Company to fight against desertification. ABB donated to support tree-planting near Three Gorges Reservoir area. At the same time ABB carry out Low-Carbon Leadership capacity building training program in Beijing, Shanghai, Yunnan, Shanxi, Shandong and other places, helping enterprises in low carbon management and sustainable development.
As a responsible multinational company, ABB has been dedicated to making contributions to the communities where it operates in a sustainable way. Facing disasters, ABB always timely offered various kinds of assistance in SARS, Tsunami, snowstorms and earthquakes. Meanwhile, ABB highly cares about disadvantaged people. ABB supports a project to improve the living facilities of elderly people in Shanghai.
ABB employees in china always volunteer to provide social services. They contribute their own expertise, and provide information on electrical safety to the communities where elderly people live alone and to migrant students. They visit nursing homes, bring local orphans to Museum Tours, and provide services to Special Olympics athletes. They participate in a lot of environmental protection projects, such as planting trees and removing invasive species for the wetland.