Having a strong and visible social commitment can help to attract and retain talent in your organisation. Being a corporate member of Engineers Without Borders will strengthen the narrative of your Corporate Social Responsibility activities – such as providing access to clean water and to electricity generated by solar panels, providing solutions that prevent environmental issues, and more.
At Engineers Without Borders, it is our mission to nurture and develop technical and professional skills and knowledge in developing countries so that local people are able to play an important part in building and developing their own communities. As a Corporate Member of Engineers Without Borders, your company can be a part of the fight against poverty and for the building of a better future for people who have been hardest hit by poverty and catastrophe.
Your company can become a member by supporting Engineers Without Borders with an annual donation. With this membership, your company gains access to a network of dedicated and experienced professionals in all engineering domains and across a range of industries, and who are driven to use their knowledge to make a difference. Together, we can contribute Denmark’s know-how to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A corporate membership is non-binding in that it does not require any technical or other engagement. Engineers without Borders offer the following options for corporate memberships:
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Rambøll has worked together with Engineers Without Borders towards achieving SDGs for many years. Among other projects, they have provided clean water in Sierra Leone.
BDO employees have engaged to contribute to the SDGs and would like to do more than desk projects. Therefore, they have entered a partnership with EWB on projects that support SDG 6 – the right to clean water. In Sierra Leone, only half the population has access to clean water. In the Sierre Leonian village of Galehun, BDO and EWB have partnered to ensure that residents can switch from dirty water sourced from a mud hole to clean water from a new pump.
At the beginning of 2017, Sweco Denmark became a Corporate Member of EWB. “The choice fell to EWB to increase pride in being an engineer and in being an employee in the company, as well as to contribute to emergency help and longer term solutions in developing countries” – Ellen Holbek, Sweco. EWB and Sweco have established a project partnership to renovate a local elementary school in Zimbabwe, which shall help to ensure that children and youth in Zimbabwe have access to better education and a better future.
the average life expectancy in Sierra Leone is approx. 50 years - one of the lowest in the world