Highlights from the corporate citizenship projects initiated by members of the US-ASEAN Business Council.
A listing of corporate responsibility projects initiated by US-ASEAN Business Council members.
Together, the Abbott Fund and its partners are improving the nutritional status of pre-school and kindergarten-age children in three rural provinces of Vietnam — Quang Tri, Hue and Dong Thap — where childhood malnutrition rates were among the highest in the country.
In an effort to help improve the health of women and children in Cambodia, the Abbott Fund has formed a partnership with Direct Relief International to support nutrition education and programs at Angkor Hospital for Children, a pediatric teaching hospital in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
In Malaysia, Coca-Cola is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Education in a project that focuses on the innovative and enjoyable use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for youth learning and community development.
In the Philippines, Coca-Cola is helping to bring a new world of learning to rural students and teachers by connecting them to Internet-based educational resources.
The gradual loss of Thai language and traditional culture in Thai youth as a result of the modern world's growing influence has been a major concern for His Majesty King Bhumipol Adulyadej and the Thai national government.
Launched in 2000, this nationwide Learning Center project includes provision of much-needed reading materials, library manuals, facilities and technical assistance, as well as training programs for library staff.
In response to the severe shortage of school buildings in rural Philippines and the government's call for private sector support for public education, Coca-Cola launched the Little Red Schoolhouse project in 1997 to improve access to complete elementary education for children in the country's remote and underserved areas.
The Coca-Cola Pushcart Project, a partnership between Coca-Cola and the Vietnamese Women's Unions, was launched in October 2002 in response to the government's poverty alleviation program.