The Symantec and Clean C Partnership in South Africa

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The Symantec and Clean C Partnership in South Africa

By Pia De Freitas, Symantec's Territory Sales Executive, South Africa

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Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 9:00am

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Symantec strives to create a positive impact both on a global and local scale through volunteering initiatives, grants, software donations, and by supporting employees in their personal volunteer and monetary contributions. With these tools in hand, Symantec teams all over the world support their communities in a variety of ways, and here in South Africa, our team has partnered with a local charity that does excellent work within our community.

Five years ago, the Nelson Mandela Foundation launched Mandela Day to commemorate the leader’s legendary impact and also as a call to action for others. Mandela Day, which is on July 18th – Nelson Mandela’s birthday – is considered a day to honor his legacy by volunteering and contributing to the community. Here in South Africa, our office gets involved in some capacity every year, and this year we decided to join forces with non-profit, Clean C, whose mission is “community upliftment through community involvement.” For Mandela Day, Symantec employees volunteered their time to paint a daycare in the township to clean and brighten it up.

Continue reading on Symantec CR in Action.

Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Clean C | Corporate Responsibility | Mandela Day | Nelson Mandela Foundation | South Africa | csr | skills-based volunteering | volunteerism

CAMPAIGN: Symantec: Investing in Communities

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