Caterpillar Foundation Partners with +SocialGood to ‘Accelerate Positive Social Change’
The Caterpillar Foundation recently partnered with +SocialGood, a global community movement made up of innovators, social entrepreneurs and thought leaders from more than 120 countries around the world working together to accelerate positive social change through technology and social media.
The Caterpillar Foundation, along with Cisco and Enactus, join Mashable, the United Nations Foundation, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme, the Case Foundation and the 92nd Street Y as strategic associates in this global engagement platform.
"The Caterpillar Foundation's partnership with +SocialGood is critical to our work alleviating poverty worldwide by educating women and girls," said Michele Sullivan, president of the Caterpillar Foundation. "We are proud to work with this stellar team."
About the Caterpillar Foundation
Caterpillar Inc. supports the philanthropic efforts of the Caterpillar Foundation. Founded in 1952, the Caterpillar Foundation has contributed more than $550 million to help make sustainable progress possible around the world by providing program support in the areas of environmental sustainability, access to education and basic human needs. To learn more about the global impact of the Caterpillar Foundation, please visit www.caterpillar.com/foundation.
Social Good is a global community inspired by the Social Good Summit. Since its launch in May 2013, more than 1,500 innovators, social entrepreneurs, and thought leaders from over 120 countries around the world have come together around a shared vision: Leveraging the power of technology and new media to collaborate and partner to make the world a better place.
Through a dynamic mix of online connections and real-world events, +SocialGood provides a place where connectors can collaborate, share best practices, influence local and global agendas, and find new ways to translate their vision into action. More than 50 independent +SocialGood events have already taken place or are being planned.
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