Our mantra is to Engage - Educate - Empower. These three words are at the root of our community stewardship programs. By bringing people together in the spirit of community service, we create stronger neighborhoods and establish a renewed sense of comradeship.
"We are committed
to our communities.
By investing in them,
we invest in our
- Fred Festa, Chairman,
President and CEO
Like many other concerned companies, Grace has made significant financial contributions to combat diseases, preserve landmarks, create safer neighborhoods, educate the next generation of leaders and support neighbors in need.
Yet, reaching out to the community is not only about the donation of material needs; it is also about care, devotion and long-term commitment. At Grace, we go beyond investing in community projects, endowing scholarships and encouraging our employees to volunteer. When making decisions, we take into full account our impact on stakeholders and the environment.
Click on the links below for a few examples of our community stewardship initiatives:
With employees in more than 40 countries, our collective impact is significant. In one thank you letter, a school principal wrote, "W. R. Grace is not just a company; you are people that care1." We couldn’t have said it any better. People are our greatest asset and civic engagement is an integral part of our organizational culture.