World Vision, about the overpowering commercial response for sending help to victims of the earthquake. Back in January we had written: From MOBILE PHONES Two Shoes, How To Use YOUR COMPANY To Help Haiti, where we highlighted stories about businesses large and small that were pitching in to assist out in an enormous variety of ways. World Vision has seen this type of increase also as this tragedy has been a catalyst for businesses to react to the need for sending help more nimbly and for partnering with aid organizations better.
While World Vision commends their corporate partners for their generosity prior to the and other more recent disasters, they may be lauding the surge of partnering and providing from the corporate sector that has grown since then. David Owens, vice president of corporate development for World Vision. Verizon’s financial support for Haiti emerged through a number of areas including grants from the Verizon Foundation and a program to match employee contributions dollar-for-dollar.
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The company also created a Haiti donation micro site where its customers could contribute online to relief agencies’ replies. Best Western International asked its guests to donate reward factors from the hotel chain’s devotion program to help survivors of the Chile quake. The ongoing company notified customers by email and on its website of the opportunity, which complements the business’s ongoing advertising campaign that invites both guests and hotel employees to sponsor children in need through World Vision. JPMorgan Chase, Symantec, and Johnson & Johnson provided their staff with a hands-on way to provide back, by partnering with World Vision to assemble comfort products for delivery to Haiti.
Overall, World Vision’s corporate partners have assembled 25,000 kits since October for use in disaster areas and other high-need areas round the world. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) has also recently noticed a similar pattern of increased business participation in devastation response and global development, especially since Haiti’s January quake.
Stephen Jordan, BCLC’s Executive Director. In addition, the BCLC together with Executives without Borders is establishing a Haiti Business Corps. The pilot project aims to make it easier for companies to effectively leverage their talent and expertise in the delivery of social good to Haiti. Keith Ball, World Vision’s executive director for global partnerships.
Given Haiti’s high rate of poverty and the massive lack of infrastructure and human being capital, this earthquake has shown to be one of the most difficult-disaster reactions in recent memory. While attempting to scale up construction of transitional shelters, World Vision is also starting to put into action more sustainable large-scale programs in the certain specific areas of livelihoods, water and sanitation, health and education.