Habitat for Humanity: ArcelorMittal

Author: World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Published on: 21 September 2009

In 2008…after the Tecucel River in Romania flooded and destroyed more than 300 homes, the ArcelorMittal Foundation formed a global partnership with Habitat for Humanity to improve affected families’ lives. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity, ArcelorMittal developed a light steel frame housing solution that is affordable, durable and environmentally friendly and is transferrable to other countries around the world…The partnership includes direct contributions to the non-profit organization…ArcelorMittal also collaborates with Habitat for Humanity as part of the company’s Global Volunteer Work Day, where ArcelorMittal employees have been involved as volunteers in Habitat for Humanity projects in Argentina, Costa Rica and Romania aimed at building and renovating homes for the underprivileged local families.

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