Society


Commitment locally and worldwide

Above and beyond our entrepreneurial activities, we would like to make useful contributions to society. We have decided to focus our social commitments on education projects in developing and emerging countries: in particular we would like to make access to education easier for children of workers at our manufacturing sites, for example through the construction of school buildings and providing teaching materials. We do not have a fixed yearly budget for the money required for these projects, but decide the number of projects to support at our own discretion and personal beliefs.

engelbert strauss supports the Cotton made in Africa initiative and thereby the sustainable cultivation of cotton in Africa. The aim of the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative is to improve the living and working conditions for African cotton farmers long term. In Sub-Saharan Africa around 20 million people make a living from the farming of cotton, which is one of Africa's most important ...

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Uganda

For over ten years now engelbert strauss have been financially supporting the Kaliiro community in the diocese MASAKA/ Uganda. This has enabled the construction of teaching, accommodation and sanitary facilities, as well as training of teaching staff. More than 20,000 people live in this settlement ...

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Vietnam

engelbert strauss support the organisation VAVA in Vietnam and thereby contributing to the education of children affected by Agent Orange. Since 2004 the Vietnamese Association for the Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) represents the interests of the victims and organises charitable events to raise ...

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Laos

engelbert strauss funded the construction of a new secondary school near its manufacturing site in Laos. The school project was initiated by the organisation 'Angels for Children' (AfC). Angels for Children (AfC) help children in Laos to get a school education and organise the construction and ...