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A Generation of Good; 2013 Coprporate Consciousness Report

we live, work and do business through education, environmental conservation, research and advocacy. The Foundation operates two grant programs: The Sustainability Grants program supports U.S.-based organizations working to bring about positive change and sustainable solutions by helping us achieve the aspirations we have as a business, with our priority being enhancing health of homes and schools. We are focused specifically on eliminating chemicals of concern from the marketplace that threaten the health of pregnant women, young children and workers. In 2013, the program made total grants of $150,000 to these organizations: • Women’s Voices for the Earth
 • Breast Cancer Fund
 • Sierra Club
 • Earth Echo
 • Informed Green Solutions
 • Sustainability Academy
at Lawrence Barnes • Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
 • Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) The Vermont Community Building Grants support Vermont organizations helping children thrive through progress in education and human and environmental health. This invitation-only program is administered by our Employee Giving Committee, a group of employees who have demonstrated commitment to Seventh Generation’s values. In 2013, the program made a grant of $30,000 to seven organizations including Vermont Works for Women, the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) and the Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes. In addition to our giving programs, we provided more than $5000 through our employee Matching Program and additional donations of product. SEVENTH GENERAT ION DONAT IONS (CASH AND PRODUCT) GIVING FROM 2012 ON IS THROUGH THE SEVENTH GENERAT ION FOUNDAT ION 2011 2012 2013 $313,600 ( 207%) $275,000 ( 12%) $225,000 ( 18%) seventh generation 2013 corporate consciousness report  49


A Generation of Good; 2013 Coprporate Consciousness Report
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