One of the oldest business foundations in Brazil, created in 1965, the Odebrecht Foundation is a private non-profit institution whose mission is “to educate for life, for work, for values, and overcoming limits”.
Its area of activity is the region of Southern Bahia Lowlands, with the primary aim of supporting initiatives that prepare people to be agents of positive social transformation.
In 2016, together alongside 50 partners social investors, it allocated R$24 million to social and environmental initiatives. The Odebrecht Foundation coordinates three programs - Program for Development and Integrated Sustainable Growth (PDCIS), Tribute to the Future – New Generations Program and Editorial Program - and dozens of projects in the fields of education, work & income, citizenship, and the environment. During the year, 20,000 people and 390 communities benefited directly, in addition to 285,000 people favored indirectly.
R$ 24 million
invested in socio-environmental initiatives
attentions of citizenship (since 2002)
students benefited by the Family Houses
people benefited in 2016