Oil Companies Should Support the Communities They're a Part Of

So do 48,084 others.

What Chevron Is Doing

Chevron engineer Anselmo and Angolan student Carlos agree on the role oil companies should play in helping communities.

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Dr. Mark Dybul

Dr. Mark Dybul

Executive Director

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The link between healthy communities and economic development is more evident than ever. It is clear that we all need to come together to provide sufficient resources for healthier populations. The private sector, governments, civil society and affected communities all have a role to play to improve the health of their communities.

In 2008, Chevron became the first Corporate Champion of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Since then, they have committed $45 million of their $55 million total investment to support the Global Fund’s HIV/AIDS grants in Angola, Indonesia, Nigeria, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam.

Chevron is a great champion and a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS at the local and global level. Together, we can accelerate the gains achieved in recent years against AIDS through strategic investment in programs that can save millions of lives and tens of billions of dollars in future costs.

Rhonda I. Zygocki

Rhonda I. Zygocki

Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning

Chevron

When we partner with a country, we're committing for the long term. Some of our operations date back as long as 80 years. Many of our largest operations are in regions of the developing world that face difficult challenges. Since we're part of those communities, we have a stake in addressing the challenges.

As a company, we can't replace the role of government. But we can make a difference, and we're doing it through thousands of partnerships around the world. We focus on health, education and welfare. We're partnering with the Global Fund to build programs targeting HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in six countries that are at high risk from these diseases. Since 2002, we've supported the Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership, which is operating 65 learning centers in Africa and Latin America.

We call many communities home. In each of them, we not only support energy development, we also support economic and human development.