DEERFIELD, Ill., March 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic organization of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), today announced Asha Varghese as its new president.
Varghese brings more than 15 years of experience at General Electric (GE) to her new role, most recently leading GE’s Foundation as director of global portfolio. In that role, she set the global strategy for the GE Foundation with an emphasis on improving access to quality healthcare for underserved communities in the developing world.
Earlier this month, employees from Caterpillar’s Building Construction Division (BCP) based in North Carolina and Cat dealer Gregory Poole Equipment Company gathered with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County to raise the walls on a home for a deserving family in Southeast Raleigh. Caterpillar BCP has partnered with Habitat Wake for the last ten years on various projects and builds, but this marks BCP’s first whole-house sponsorship, making them a Platinum Hammer sponsor.
Our success contributes to the social stability of regions around the world. Caterpillar and our employees focus on contributing time and resources to promoting the health and welfare of communities in which we work and live. We conduct our business in a manner that respects human rights individually.
Caterpillar and its customers help build a better world with sustainability as the core.
DEERFIELD, Ill. September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/— Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 19th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI.
For more than 90 years, Caterpillar’s business has been about building better — better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world. Click here to learn more in the 2016 Sustainability Report.
Caterpillar leads global peers in Innovation Management and other key indicators
PEORIA, Ill., September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North American indices. Marking the 17th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI, Caterpillar leads its global peers in the Capital Goods sector in the areas of innovation management, risk and crisis management, labor practices and human rights, and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.
There’s nobody at the wheel at Fortescue Metals Group. And it’s paying dividends. ... The 47 Caterpillar 793 trucks which Fortescue obtained from WesTrac are robotic — steadily plodding their way around mine sites as sensors send information to powerful computers for processing and new instructions for the 240-tonne workhorse.
Three Caterpillar Initiatives Included in Private Sector Examples Toward Achieving the Global Goals
By 2030, the United Nations wants to accomplish three extraordinary things: end poverty, combat climate change and fight injustice and inequality. The UN also has a blueprint to achieve that vision. The plan is called UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – 17 global goals to make our world more prosperous, inclusive, sustainable and resilient.
Since our first days as a company, Caterpillar has designed and built the world’s most powerful, innovative and durable machines and engines. Our customers put them to work on projects that help the world grow and develop, supporting sustainable progress and improved living standards for people everywhere.
An army of volunteers clad in Caterpillar Inc.-yellow T-shirts clipped, hacked, chopped and dragged the groundcover foliage from the track of timber as part of a Summer of Service organized by the company's Global Supply Network Division.