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Construmex, an initiative of Mexican construction and building giant CEMEX, was launched after the company’s success with Patrimonio Hoy, a socially minded business initiative targeted at low-income consumers. Since its inception in 2001, Construmex has helped more than 14,000 Mexican migrants in...
Saraman, a start-up company in Isfahan, central Iran, is an example of addressing housing and construction challenges in a profitable way. The company designs, fabricates and erects affordable, earthquake-proof pre-fabricated steel structures for houses, schools and hospitals.
The power of strong relationships between Dow Company and the International Organization for Migration
In a project funded by Dow Chemical Company in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), modular housing units were provided to the earthquake affected Nias Island.
Investing in housing, healthcare, education, basic utilities and nutrition can not only fulfill a social mission, but can also be a profitable business venture.
The Veolia Environment Foundation provides financing and advice on the best sanitation system to be installed, by the the Association Droit, Développement et Partenariats Francophones (ADDPF), in an orphanage in Cambodia.
The Veolia Environnement Foundation supports ADMR Les Maisonnées in the development of a plot of land meant for autists.
The Lafarge Cementos Foundation has concluded a partnership with Habitat for Humanity in order to provide homes for disadvantaged communities in Honduras.
Casa Buna, a model house with four duplex apartments in Romania, is the result of a partnership between the NGO Habitat for Humanity and the ArcelorMittal Foundation.
Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. entered into a partnership with Habitat for Humanity India to support a project set to provide shelter to 75 socially and economically less fortunate families in Mangadu.
The Jackson Purchase Resource Conservation and Development Foundation has joined with the Reidland Methodist Men to assist people with disabilities.