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Arrow Publishes A Recap CSR Reports For 2015



02/13/2016

Revising the impacts of Arrow’s CSR activities in the year of 2015, the company issues a report.


Dailycsr.com – 10 February 2016 – On the 8th of February 2016, the Arrow Electronics, Inc. issued a report that recapitulated company’s “corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability initiatives” for the year of 2015. Making yesterday’s achievements a stepping stone for today’s success, the company of “global technology-solutions provider” dedicates its CSR programmes for helping present innovators so as create “a better tomorrow”.
 
Arrow’s “award-winning SAM car project” was also continued throughout the year of 2015 which facilitated the “quadriplegic” former driver of race cars, Sam Schmidt to get back to driving once again, whereby fulfilling his dreams.
 
Moreover, Arrow also worked in collaboration with “Close the Gap”, a non-profit organisation, on its DigiTruck project. The said project deploys mobile clinics and classroom facilities to help developing nations in closing the “digital divide”.
 
In the words of the Chief Executive Officer, President and the Chairman of Arrow, Michael J. Long, who plays three in one role simultaneously:
“Arrow is committed to developing innovative technologies that help change people’s lives. Our CSR and sustainability programs continue to demonstrate Arrow’s commitment to working Five Years Out and guiding today’s innovators to a better tomorrow”.
 
Arrow has a “sophisticated engagement rating system” which it uses to evaluate the “impact of its CSR projects and community partners”. The said rating system includes “elements of similar evaluation tools” that is in use at the Boston College Centre’s “Corporate Citizenship” project. In fact, Arrow also identifies that people related to it like “employees, customers, shareholders” and communities at large wherein it operates come under its responsibility.
 
While the Global Director at Arrow for its CSR activities, Joe Verrengia adds:
“Arrow’s CSR program is unique because we focus on tangible and impactful ways that technology can improve people’s lives. Arrow also prefers to take on a few transformational projects that leverage our technical expertise and global resources, in addition to making financial contributions to organizations that share our values and vision.”







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