Valero Energy

Énergie Valero Inc.

Valero Energy, winner of the 2019 Solidaires Corporate Commitment (999 employees or less)

A committed Centraide partner for over 20 years, Valero Energy has implemented innovative strategies to encourage employees to donate, such as:

  • Giving employees “activity passports” when they donate through payroll deduction.
  • Providing $0.75 for every dollar donated to Centraide, up to a maximum of $1,000.
  • Creating the “Leaders of Tomorrow” category to encourage employees to make Leadership donations ($1,200 or more), with a participation rate of 100%.
  • Canvassing retired staff for the first time. • Organizing an activity to raise awareness about academic perseverance.
  • Organizing a recognition and awareness dinner about the importance of Leadership donations ($1,200 or more).

Valero Energy also did not hesitate to show its commitment to Centraide by:

  • Displaying the Generosity Revealed photo exhibition at different locations of the company.
  • Asking suppliers to donate prizes for drawings.
  • Sharing their campaign successes on social media.

All of these actions show that improving quality of life in the community is a priority for Valero Energy. 

The Solidaires Corporate Commitment is awarded to a company that has run an exceptional campaign supported by upper management and that has shown exemplary partnership and commitment to Centraide.