One of Chr. Hansen’s core values is to act as a good corporate citizen in all the local communities where we are present. And supporting this we have just established a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) unit to help us focus on this value.
Happiness in the computer room
Demonstrating how this works in real life Chr. Hansen Argentina have just donated 20 old computers to a public school in the Quilmes area, where our facilities are located.
The computers were first sent to IT workshop where they were reconditioned and afterwards to the new computer room was set up at a local school.
“I was present when the classroom was opened and it was really rewarding to see the children's happiness. I think it is a good example of how even small actions on our part can have a great benefit in the local community,” says Diego Hernán García, Regional IT Manager, South and Central America, Chr. Hansen.
Henriette Oellgaard, CSR Manager, Chr. Hansen, agrees: "It makes me proud to see our policies materializing into something so practical for the communities we are part of. We want to behave in a responsible manner and we have developed a four year strategy with specific objectives relating to social interaction. I am pleased that our good intentions are already becoming a reality,” she comments.