Social Management

Development of Surrounding Communities

With the aim of promoting personal and professional development, Odebrecht prioritizes the education and generation of work and income of the populations surrounding its operations, in order to foster inclusion and activate the economy of the communities.

Young people participate in the School in Action Program, a private social investment of Odebrecht Oil and Gas
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VOLUNTARY SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT
(R$ million)

(Odebrecht Companies and Foundation)


NUMBER OF RECIPIENTS OF VOLUNTARY SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT

(Odebrecht Companies and Foundation)


AREAS OF VOLUNTARY SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT – 2016



23.3%

Vocational
education

18.6%

Environmental
education

14%

Entrepreneurship /
innovation

12.1%

Labor
and income
generation

7.5%

Basic
education

7%

Culture

5.5%

Health

5.5%

Community
mobilization

3.3%

Infrastructure

2.8%

Sports /
Leisure

0.5%

Human
rights

Odebrecht Sustainable Development Award


Created in 2008, the Odebrecht Sustainable Development Award aims to encourage university students to conceive solutions to the main sustainable development challenges from the perspectives of engineering, architecture, and agronomy. In its ninth edition, in 2016, the award was held in eight countries: Angola, Argentina, Brazil, United States, Mexico, Panama, Dominican Republic, and Venezuela.
In 2016, in the eight countries, 1,716 students from 261 universities were enrolled, who presented 443 works competing for the award. Of these, 28 works were won in the eight countries. The students responsible for the winning projects, guiding teachers, and universities are given a cash prize.
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At the center, students from the Mauá Institute of Technology Suzana Yamaguchi, Viviane Sanchez, Mônica Martins and Bárbara Mente and the researcher on the production of green ethene, Luiz Alberto Jermolovicius, winners of the 8th edition of the Odebrecht Prize for Sustainable Development

Adult and Youth Training


At the Punta Catalina Thermoelectric Power Plant in the Dominican Republic, Creer participants


The Acreditar Continued Vocational Training Program was created in 2008 to empower people and promote inclusion in the job market, even outside Odebrecht. Currently, it is carried out in 13 Brazilian states and 12 other countries in Latin America and Africa. Since its inception, Acreditar has trained 96,500 people, 59,000 of whom were hired.

As part of the Acreditar Program, Acreditar Jr. is intended for young people between the ages of 14 and 17 who are attending elementary school. Students are prepared in basic and practical activities, to be hired as young apprentices. The companies in Brazil comply with the law regarding young apprentices and are committed to offering technical and vocational training to young people. Odebrecht’s investments in the Acreditar Program totaled R$52 million in Brazil in eight years and $22 million in other countries.

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Trained in the basic module

56,025 (Brazil)

40,524 (abroad)


Trained in the technical module

19,568 (Brazil)

7,863 (abroad)


Hired

35,884 (Brazil)

23,158 (abroad)

Young people from the Acreditar Junior Program receive technical and professional training to enter the labor market

Acreditar Jr.1


Interested

5,943


Hired as young
apprentices

3,612


Graduates

2,262


1 Data gathered from the creation of the program in 2008 to the end of 2016.