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Building a Culture of Giving and Caring 

When I became the first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) coordinator in 2010, my first assignment was to develop an annual event that would allow employees around the company to come together to volunteer in their local communities. We knew that there were plenty of volunteer efforts happening around the company, but because we didn’t have a formal CSR program, we didn’t really know about all of the great things our employees were involved in.

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Calling All Bloggers… 

Want to blog for us?  Have an interesting story to tell that relates to Celanese or the chemical industry?  We would love to share your perspective! 

As we approach the two year anniversary of the Celanese blog, we are looking for ways to expand the topics and readership.   We have had more than 80 bloggers and posted 110 blogs since inception.  If you would like to join us in making the next two years an even…

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The Celanese Foundation: Where We Have Been and Where We Will Go 

I can’t believe it’s already been over three years since we launched our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Celanese Connects.  I believe it has truly changed the culture and attitude here at Celanese.  It’s amazing what we can accomplish by coming together as one to make our communities a little better each day through programs like Global Impact Week, Celanese International Impact Program (CIIP) and our many volunteer efforts around the globe.

This is great, but how can we make an even bigger difference?   Seems like a difficult question considering the amount of time and effort we have put into our local communities over the past three years with over 25,000 volunteer hours contributed.  The answer?…

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Watch the Celanese International Impact Program Video! 

Over the past month, the Celanese International Impact Program (CIIP) team has shared their stories of their experiences in Uberlândia, Brazil working with local NGO’s to make an impact on the community. Now you can see for yourself the amazing results of their four weeks through this video and hear from the wonderful people working to support these non-profit organizations. Enjoy!

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Bridging Communities and Cultures in 365 days 

I am not going to lie, when I got the job offer to start the new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Celanese Connects, I had no idea what I was in for. Before this I was working as a project manager in the IT department. I worked on an assortment of projects including the data center relocation. It was a huge change to say the least. But I was up for the challenge and absolutely thrilled to be given the opportunity to be a part of a new program that affects employees around the world. When we began communicating the new CSR program, which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, I really wasn’t sure what the response was going to be…