BMW Group Award for Social Commitment 2018

Posted on 29. Nov, 2018 by in BMW Canada

“We adore what we do” – even outward of work


Munich. “We adore what we do!” At a BMW Group, this
relates not usually via a year to a work a roughly 135,000
employees worldwide do any day. Once a year, this sign takes on a
really special stress for a Munich vehicle manufacturer.
Since 2011, a organisation has presented a “BMW Group Award for Social
Commitment” any year to associates who have done an exceptional
grant by their superb proffer work.


“What a associates do any day during all a locations worldwide is
in itself a extensive achievement,” explained Milagros Caiña-Andree,
member of a Board of Management, obliged for Human Resources, at
a capacity ceremony. “But what they do for others in their giveaway time is
truly amazing. Every one of their amicable projects is vital explanation of
their joining and clarity of responsibility,” pronounced Caiña-Andree.
Under her patronage, any year, a BMW Group recognises employees
who uncover well-developed amicable joining and make an important
grant to society. A serve special capacity is presented to
generally committed immature associates by a Doppelfeld Foundation,
set adult by former BMW Board of Management and Supervisory Board
Chairman Volker Doppelfeld. In approval of their service, a award
winners any accept an capacity of 5,000 euros earmarked for a
specific purpose.


145 applications were submitted in 2018 from 12 countries and from
all groups of a organisation – some-more than in any prior year. 13 of
a employees nominated for a capacity trafficked to Munich for the
capacity rite during BMW Welt. Four of them took awards home to their projects:


As good as operative for BMW Group Italia, Élisabetta
volunteers as a streetworker assisting homeless people
cover their basis needs, accept long-term medical caring and
reintegrate into society. She warranted a BMW Group Award for Social
Commitment for her impasse with a plan “Unità di Strada”
organized by a Italian Red Cross, that is dedicated to promoting
amicable inclusion among a homeless.


Since completing a year of intentional amicable work in El Salvador, 14
years ago, Eva-Maria Lottner, a growth engineer
with a BMW Group in Munich, has been concerned in compelling the
“Asociación Jean Donovan”, an organisation that aims to help
disadvantaged children and girl in El Salvador by education. The
many projects run by a organisation embody a hothouse for adult to 30
children and a propagandize attended by around 100 children.


Karim Zidane works during a BMW Group in engine
development. He is also authority of a “Deutsch-Marokkanischen
Kompetenznetzwerk (DMK) e.V.” (German-Moroccan Competence Network), an
organisation that aims to urge peculiarity of life for a bad in
Zidane’s home nation of Morocco, by focusing on education, social
welfare, a economy and a environment. A good instance of the
association’s work is a plan launched in 2016 that uses solar power
to furnish celebration water. This relieves immature girls of a arduous
charge of carrying to fetch water, so they can attend school. 


The Doppelfeld Foundation presented a special capacity for young
volunteers to Martin Katzensteiner. The mechatronics
technician keeps engine prolongation using uniformly during a BMW Group
engine plant in Steyr, Austria. After finishing his training during the
BMW Group, Katzensteiner took a confidant step of completing his
choice inhabitant use during Tani Children’s Village in Cambodia,
that provides a amatory home, protected from assault and exploitation, to
35 orphans and children between a ages of 6 and 20. Katzensteiner
stayed in tighten hit with a encampment after finishing his service
and stays committed to assisting children in Cambodia, both from
Austria and locally.


“Responsibility is one of a BMW Group’s core values, so a approach in
that a associates get concerned and safeguard that their commitment
bears fruit deserves a pinnacle respect,” pronounced enthusiast Milagros
Caiña-Andree. “Everyone who contributes one approach or another follows the
same principle: ‘I do what we can.’ With this simple, though very
critical mindset, they foster amicable congruity between people,” added
a HR conduct during a capacity ceremony.

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