Mimecast Launches Global Citizenship Program to Build Resilience in Communities
Global Citizenship formalizes the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts and encourages all
“Through Global Citizenship, we aim to support health and human services, education, and community non-profits that advance our mission to build resilience in the communities in which we work and live,” said
Mimecast’s Global Citizenship is made up of three pillars, the ‘Mimecast Charitable Fund’, ‘Matching Gift Program’ and ‘Volunteer Leave’.
This initiative furthers a successful pilot program in
“Mimecast is committed to the development of STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and this project is helping to grow these skills from foundation phase,” says Forsht.
In addition to the iPad program, Mimecast South Africa has several other initiatives that form its CSR program.
North Americathe company is partnering with Year Up. Together, they will offer a comprehensive workforce development program to 160 underserved young adults in Greater Bostonand Dallas/Fort Worth, who are currently locked out of viable career and higher education opportunities.
- Mimecast London will be supporting Arrival Education by encouraging staff to volunteer at workshops, coaching programs and group activities offered to students on Arrival Education’s access network. Additionally, the
UKoffice will help finance an IT infrastructure project at children’s hospice, Shooting Star Chase. The Medical Interoperability Gateway project will help the care team at the hospice access secure data and will also assist with future income generation to support its operations.
- Employees in
Australiapartnered with The Big Issue, a non-profit organization that offers a developmental employment program to willing, unemployed and marginalized adults. Mimecastvolunteers will help distribute The Big Issue magazineand assist with the planning of fundraising events.
Beyond the structured
“We understand that there are unsung heroes building resilience in the communities around them, who are under resourced and ill-equipped. While we are focused on cyber resilience day-to-day, our hope is that these projects will help to build more long-standing resilience in our communities,” added Forsht.
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