Teleperformance teams with the International Committee of the Red Cross to fund essential humanitarian assistance operations
The agreement will enable its staff to actively contribute to relief efforts and provide immediate assistance to those affected by the violence in Ukraine.
Teleperformance, the global leader in outsourced customer and citizen experience management and related digital services, today announced a substantial donation to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Teleperformance employees will also have the opportunity to contribute directly, should they choose.
“As the conflict in Ukraine rages on, Teleperformance remains committed to providing humanitarian aid to the people who require immediate and ongoing care and support,said Daniel Julien, Chairman and CEO, of Teleperformance. From Teleperformance’s early beginnings, we have held the philosophy that we are all citizens of the world. As such, we are grateful to the International Committee of the Red Cross for this partnership, which lets us live out our values by supporting people in need across the world.”
Teleperformance’s contribution will support the ICRC and its staff in Ukraine as they respond to urgent humanitarian needs. ICRC’s urgent action in Ukraine includes essential operations such as:
Donation of medicine and medical equipment, including trauma surgery kits to hospitals across the country. Each kit contains the necessary material to treat dozens if individuals with trauma, burn, and gunshot injuries
Delivery of over 3,000 tons of medical supplies, food, and relief items
Rehabilitation of key water infrastructures in places like Bucha and Irpin
Facilitation of safe passage for thousands of civilians out of cities like Sumy and Mariupol, many of them women and children Teleperformance employees continue to show support and solidarity with people impacted by the conflict in Ukraine.
A donation page has been created on the ICRC’s webpage exclusively for Teleperformance employees who would like to contribute to the cause. Teleperformance has already seen significant participation by its employees from all over the world through the likes of individual donations. The company will continue to provide ongoing opportunities for employees to remain connected and supportive.
“Our employees have shown such generosity and selflessness in all of their efforts to help our Ukrainian brothers and sisters, and we are so proud to continue supporting one another, said Clémentine Gauthier, Group SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Teleperformance. We are grateful to you as we all strive to make this world a better and safer place for all."
Relief for people affected by the conflict in Ukraine is supported worldwide by Teleperformance and its people in collaboration with multiple NGOs and partners, including the ICRC. These ongoing efforts have raised more than 1.5M US dollars in cash and in-kind donations to-date for Ukraine related emergency aid to date.
“ICRC teams are doing their utmost every day to respond the needs of all the people affected by the conflict in Ukraine. The support provided by Teleperformance allows us to strengthen our impact,”
said Valentine Honoré, Private Sector Engagement Manager for Europe, International Committee of the Red Cross.
Source: Teleperfomance press release