ATCO and Its People Raise More Than $3.8 Million for Charity
Hundreds of charities to benefit from employee-led program
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- ATCO announced today
that $3.8 Million was raised for charity in 2012 through its ATCO
EPIC (Employees Participating in Communities) program. The
employee-led program combines fundraising events, auctions, friendly
team competitions and employee pledges to support charitable
ATCO employees are able to donate to the charities of their choice
with all administration costs for the program absorbed by ATCO,
ensuring that the charities benefit from100 per cent of the donation.
ATCO further enhances its peoples' generosity by matching charitable
donations made to human health and wellness organizations.
Through ATCO EPIC Time to Give, employees volunteering 50 hours or
more are eligible to apply for a $150 donation from ATCO to a
registered charity of their choice. In 2012, ATCO employees
volunteered more than 34,000 hours.
"The ATCO EPIC program is a testament to the generosity of our people
and their commitment to building better communities," said Nancy
Southern, Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer, ATCO Group.
"The hard work and dedication of our employees to the success of this
program year after year is an inspiration."
Special celebrations were held today in Calgary and Edmonton to
announce the amount raised by the EPIC program and to bring together
committee leaders from all nine of ATCO's principal operating
companies as well as representatives from benefiting charity
Building on nearly 60 years of ongoing community support, ATCO EPIC
was launched in 2006 and has raised over $19 Million for charitable
organizations since that time.
ATCO Group, with more than 8,800 employees and approximately $14
billion in assets, delivers service excellence and innovative
business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in
structures & logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise
abatement), utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity
transmission and distribution), energy (power generation, natural gas
gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and
technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be
found at www.atco.com.
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ATCO Group - In Calgary:
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