CENTENNIAL, Colo., February 21, 2020 /3BL Media/– Employees in Arrow Electronics’ Guadalajara, Mexico operations sponsored a donation drive for the REMAR Occidente Shelter that provides essential services for women and children.
About 25 Arrow employees organized and supported the drive, which resulted in the donation of food, clothing and four laptops, benefitting 60 children. The employees delivered the supplies, installed the computers and hosted a party for the shelter’s residents.
CENTENIAL, Colo., February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics has achieved a 100 percent score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. It marks the second consecutive year that Arrow has received a perfect score on the annual survey by the Human Rights Campaign.
Saipan is one of the most remote destinations for U.S. travelers – 30 hours of travel from North America, and that’s one way. A Colorado high school with support from Arrow Electronics has developed a virtual reality shortcut to the U.S. commonwealth’s rich culture and history.
The VR system has helped to generate a wider educational exchange program between mainland students and Saipan and other, even more remote islands in the Northern Mariana region of the South Pacific.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., January 22, 2020 /3BLMedia/ - Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has again been named to FORTUNE’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list, topping the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category for the seventh consecutive year.
While many high school students likely spent last fall playing video games and making TikTok videos, a group of teenagers in rural Colorado learned to use technology provided by Arrow Electronics to improve local ranching operations. The project, based in Eads, Colo., is a joint effort by Arrow and the Nathan Yip Foundation to fund technology investments designed to help make agricultural work safer and more efficient.
On Jan. 6, 2000, a racing accident left IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt paralyzed from the shoulders down.
Twenty years later, Schmidt is driving again at speeds up to 192 mph. To help Schmidt reclaim his independence and drive again, engineers at Arrow Electronics modified a Chevrolet Corvette to create a smart, connected vehicle that he can operate safely and independently.
Technology companies Arrow Electronics and Analog Devices Inc. launched a mission to Kenya this fall to help social enterprise Close the Gap train a new generation of IT workers and support young tech entrepreneurs.
The program, known as Silicon Savanna, reflects Kenya’s promise as a new technology hub.
CENTENIAL Colo., December 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – This holiday season, Arrow Electronics employees in the Americas purchased more than 100 tote bags handcrafted by women in rural Tanzania to support NEEMA International and its DigiTruck classroom for orphaned students in the country’s Kilimanjaro region. With company-matched funds, employees donated enough to cover the cost of five school scholarships for DigiTruck students in 2020.
Centennial, Colo., December 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – From a fire-breathing dragon to a vintage video arcade, Denver-area students showcased their imaginative and innovative creations at the Cherry Creek Schools Foundation’s annual Cardboard Challenge, sponsored by Arrow Electronics.
Arrow employees supported 165 charities in 2018 and donated nearly 6,000 volunteer hours
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While charitable contributions typically rise during the holidays, Arrow Electronics encourages year-round giving through its Arrow Charitable platform. The platform, which was expanded in 2018 to all employees in the Americas, makes it easy for employees to give time and money, and receive related financial donations from Arrow for the causes they support.