By fariabeach | Published May 30th, 2008
For years, Quiksilver has been actively engaged in charitable activities, both locally and globally. Quiksilver recognizes the concept of corporate social responsibility and benevolence. We want our philanthropic work to have impact beyond what we do as one company and believe that we can do this by coordinating the support of other organizations and individuals. The Quiksilver Foundation was formed to bring all of Quiksilver’s charitable giving under one umbrella. The Foundation commenced activities as a 501(c)(3) private foundation in October of 2004.
Our Mission The Quiksilver Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to benefiting and enhancing the quality of life for communities of boardriders across the world by supporting environmental, educational, health and youth-related projects.
Our Vision With offices in Europe, Australia and America, Quiksilver has the capability of touching people worldwide. Quiksilver has the vision of making a difference to community and environment through the Quiksilver Foundation.
The Quiksilver Foundation has a commitment to improving the quality of all our lives. We desire to benefit:
* Local Communities, including schools, churches and local charities through support and outreach programs;
* Major special projects and organizations sharing our focus on children, education, science, oceans and the environment.
History/Background For nearly three decades, Quiksilver has been a leader in providing charitable support that has enabled boardriders’ communities around the world to benefit education, the environment, scientific research and a variety of related causes.
Today, the Quiksilver Foundation has been formed to continue the charitable endeavors of the company throughout the world. From its office at Quiksilver’s Headquarters in Huntington Beach, California, the Quiksilver Foundation is in coordination with the company’s global offices in Asia,... [continues]
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