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波音为退伍军人事业提供超过1400万美元的资金

2020-11-12 12:05

 

旧金山,11月11日(新华社)——波音公司周三宣布1420万美元。-美元慈善赠款一揽子计划,支持全球97个退伍军人组织在美国庆祝退伍军人节,在澳大利亚、加拿大和英国庆祝荣军纪念日。


据该公司称,这些投资将资助退伍军人劳动力过渡服务和恢复和康复项目,直至2021年及以后。


波音公司总裁兼首席执行官戴夫·卡尔霍恩说:“在这一具有挑战性的时期,波音公司很荣幸能与主要的退伍军人组织合作,为我们全球的退伍军人社区及其家属提供必要的劳动力过渡支持,以及解决心理健康问题的康复和康复项目。”


波音公司表示,这一宣布建立在“打击种族主义,促进整个社会的种族平等和社会公正”的承诺之上。


除了上述投资计划,波音公司还宣布与退伍军人和军人家庭研究所(Institute for Veterans & Military Families)建立450万美元的合作伙伴关系,以建立面向退伍军人的劳动力培训、招募和安置项目“未来部队”(Future Force)。


波音公司表示,自2017年以来,该公司已经向全球的退伍军人项目捐赠了4160万美元。

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Boeing on Wednesday announced a 14.2-million-U.S.-dollar charitable grants package supporting 97 veterans organizations worldwide in observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

According to the company, the investments will fund veterans workforce transition services and recovery and rehabilitation programs through 2021 and beyond.

"During this challenging time, Boeing is proud to partner with leading veterans organizations to provide our global veteran communities and their families with essential workforce transition support, and recovery and rehabilitation programs that address mental health," said Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun.

The announcement builds on Boeing's commitment to "combat racism and advance racial equity and social justice across our society," the company said.

In addition to the investments package, Boeing also announced a 4.5-million-dollar partnership with the Institute for Veterans & Military Families to establish Future Force, a workforce training, recruitment and placement program for veterans.

Since 2017, Boeing has donated 41.6 million dollars in support of veterans programs globally, according to the company.

 

来自: xinhua