The social company of Grupo Orsa is a nonprofit institution that develops programs and projects in the areas of education, health, human rights, environment, culture and income generation. It is aligned with the organization´s philosophy that incorporates models based on the international concept of 3P's (people, profit and planet), incorporating action models that are economically viable, socially fair and environmentally correct.
Established in 1994, over the years it has helped more than 6,8 million people in services throughout Brazil. Its main source of funds is a fixed contribution of 1% of the annual Gross Revenues of all Grupo Orsa companies, regardless its financial results. By the end of 2009, these investments had reached R$ 150 million. Fundação Orsa operates through a partnership network with companies, institutions, non-governmental sector and different levels of government, allowing it to broaden its action scope.
With nationwide operations, it promotes the strengthening of public policies and contributes to the sustainable development for a fairer and balanced society.
Business Philosophy of Grupo Orsa
Grupo Orsa works searching for its economic growth generating wealth for the society. For it, it acts in a fair and balanced way in all relations: commercial, industrial, social and environmental ones. The company tries to be a "larger changing seed ", supporting social environmental activities that may be repeated as public or private policies.
It owns a business philosophy that adopts, above all, quality, effectiveness, ethics and transparency as pillars of corporate governance, besides investing in the improvement of people's quality of life, for them to have an essential role inside a sustainable structure of a society.
It separates 1% of its gross sales in social environmental projects, as committed to the implementation of this philosophy.
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