Camargo Corrêa Institute (ICC) will hold, on August 25 (Sunday), the fifth edition of the Doing Good Day. The event will gather the record landmark of 18 thousand volunteers in Latin America, Africa and Europe. In addition to new countries in Africa and Europe that are part of the large corporate volunteering campaign, the event had a 25% growth in the number of participants compared to 2012. Last year, the Doing Good Day gathered 14 thousand people.
235 activities will be conducted by employees, families and partner companies, in addition to social institutions and public agencies. "Already in the first year after the acquisition of Portuguese Cimpor we were able to take the concern with social responsibility to the plants outside the country", says Francisco Azevedo, executive director of Camargo Corrêa Institute. Representatives of the business units in Africa are closely following the event in Brazil to reproduce it on October 20 in the African continent.
Construtora Camargo Corrêa has opened applications for the 2014 Young Talent program, offering opportunities also on the international market. The selection is for graduates in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Business, Economics, Law, Psychology and Pedagogy (graduated between December 2011 and 2013), with intermediate knowledge of English or Spanish.
At first, the positions are for São Paulo (capital and upstate), Minas Gerais, Goiás, Maranhão, Pará, Venezuela (Caracas) and Colombia (Medellin). However, Construtora Camargo Corrêa conducts projects in several Brazilian regions, therefore availability to move and live in other locations is a requirement to participate in the Young Talent program.
CCR, the largest private group operating transport infrastructure in Latin America, and which has Camargo Corrêa Group as the founding shareholder, has opened applications for the 2014 CCR Trainee Program.
The program is open for candidates who have finished university between December 2011 and December 2013. Applicants may register their résumés until September 9 at the Companhia de Talentos website, www.ciadetalentos.com.br/traineeccr.
The Camargo Corrêa Institute, paired with Construtora Camargo Corrêa and InterCement, will support the Baby Week, an event that will be held in cities in the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco and Ceará. The event will take place in November and, in all, around 10 Brazilian cities will have the opportunity to participate in this social effort, also supported by UNICEF and the Maria Cecília Souto Vidigal Foundation. The purpose of the initiative is to make the right to survival and development for children up to 6 years of age a priority in the agenda of Brazilian municipalities.
To conduct the Baby Week, about 30 representatives of the municipalities involved attended a meeting in Guarulhos, on August 8 and 9, to discuss with local authorities and collaborators from Camargo Corrêa Group the methodology to be used. During the meetings, representatives from other locations where the Baby Week has already been held exchanged experiences and tips for articulation with the government and engagement of the population, and also presented actions and results.
Last weekend, employees from Construtora Camargo Corrêa working at the Jirau Hydro Plant (RO), representatives from the Municipal Education Department of Guajará-Mirim, teachers, students and people from the community participated in the Juntos pela Escola Ideal voluntary action, conducted at the Floriza Bouez public school.
The action to renovate the school is an example of the Ideal School and Ideal Voluntary programs of Construtora Camargo Corrêa, in partnership with Camargo Corrêa Institute. The initiative involves improvements to the physical structure of the school, such as painting, cleaning, gardening, repairs and other activities.
The signing ceremony of the service order for the works of avenue João Paulo II, whose bid process was won by Construtora Camargo Corrêa in April this year, took place in the second half of July.
The works, located in the city of Belém, state of Pará, comprise the extension of avenue João Paulo II, which is 4.7 km long, and the construction of two metallic bridges, 7 footbridges, sanitary protection trunk system for the Utinga Environmental Protection Park and an aqueduct with 1500mm diameter.
The Natividade Embroidery Cooperative, supported by the works of the Minas-Rio Slurry Pipeline, of Construtora Camargo Corrêa, will soon have its own office.
Through the Ideal Future Program, of Camargo Corrêa Institute (ICC), the new office will be installed on a land plot offered by the local administration of Natividade, in Rio de Janeiro, and will be built with investments of ICC and the National Bank for Social and Economic Development (BNDES). "I thank our partners for believing in our work and helping us change the reality of many local families", said Vânia Mendonça, president of the cooperative.
Candidates to an internship in CPFL Energia Group should register by August 31 on the website www.cpfl.com.br. The company has Camargo Corrêa Group as a major shareholder in its controlling block, and is opening over 180 positions for higher and technical education, in the cities of Americana, Bauru, Campinas, Indaiatuba, Itapetininga, Jaguariúna, Mococa, Piraju, Ribeirão Preto, Santos, São José do Rio Pardo, São José do Rio Preto, and Sorocaba, in the state of São Paulo. In Rio Grande do Sul state, positions are opened in the city of Caxias do Sul.
All members of the Committees for Incentive to Volunteering and Community Interaction (CIVICO) of InterCement in Brazil have been participating in a special training of integration and alignment of concepts.
“Now that we concluded the structuring of the CIVICOs in all cement units from Cimpor, we feel the need to deepen with stakeholders the way of working with this social investment so that everyone is at the same level of understanding”, says Luiz Eduardo Rielli, Sustainability Corporate Manager at the company.
Since early 2013, Camargo Corrêa Institute – in cooperation with Construtora Camargo Corrêa, and NGO Mudança de Cena, and the Public Prosecution Office of Ceará state, and also with the support of the Municipal Agency of the Youth – conducts the project Young Promoters in the neighborhoods of Pirambu and Barra do Ceará, in Fortaleza city.
The project discusses the sexual exploitation and abuse against children and adolescents, a problem of local communities. It also discusses basic rights reserved to youngsters through performing arts.