The SMEC Foundation is a core part of SMEC’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program, and helps fulfil our commitment to community development and sustainable poverty reduction.
The objective of the SMEC Foundation is to deliver the best possible social and development outcomes for individuals and communities in need.
The SMEC Foundation provides small-scale grant support to development projects, communities and charities around the world.
Our support extends across a range of projects with a particular focus on Health, Education, Environment, Community Development and Emergency Relief.
To consolidate links between SMEC and the communities in which the Company operates.
To provide small-scale grant assistance to community groups and development projects in countries in which SMEC has a presence.
To create a more systematic process for SMEC’s traditional corporate social responsibilities, ensuring the best possible social and developmental impact.
To create partnerships with non-government organisations and community groups addressing poverty, social disadvantage and environmental protection.
Growing our Impact – the SMEC Foundation
From the beginning, the SMEC Foundation has been inspired and led by employees who are motivated to make a difference in the communities where we operate.
“SMEC’s international network is an invaluable partnership for a charity like Habitat for Humanity Australia. Great results are produced when we know that employees across an organisation are committed to making a difference in disadvantaged communities.”
Chair of Habitat for Humanity Australia.
The SMEC Foundation Board
The SMEC Foundation was founded in 2001, with approximately A$1.58 million donated to over 234 projects in the areas of Health, Education, Community Development, Emergency Relief and the Environment. The SMEC Foundation is a critical link between the corporate world and the real-life needs of communities impacted by natural disasters and communities living in less fortunate circumstances.