CUMMINS' COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS GOT A NEW SOURCE OF ENERGY IN 2015.
Schneider Electric joined Cummins in July 2015 to announce a global partnership for Corporate Responsibility, building upon the two companies’ shared history empowering women in Turkey, training students in Nigeria and building homes for disadvantaged families in Minnesota.
“Working together, Cummins and Schneider Electric can use our global footprint, and the strength of our employees’ skills, to drive even greater change in our communities,” said Mark Levett, Cummins’ then-Vice President of Corporate Responsibility.
The new partnership will focus on providing more communities around the world with affordable, clean power through Schneider Electric’s Access to Energy program, and skills training for good jobs through Cummins’ TEC: Technical Education for Communities initiative.
“We share a belief with Cummins that, as organizations with expertise and scale, we have a responsibility to actively support efforts to improve our communities and our world,” said Francois Milioni, who leads Schneider Electric’s Access to Energy initiative. “By joining forces to further animate this belief, we will be able to do more collectively than we could individually and increase the positive impacts we can make for our society.”
Cummins will continue to pursue such global partnerships to increase employees' impact in their communities. In 2016, the company signed a similar agreement with Komatsu Ltd. to improve industry relevant technical