Pembina Staff Raise the Bar on United Way Contributions
CALGARY, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Pembina Pipeline Corporation's ("Pembina" or the "Company") (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) 2016 Calgary United Way campaign reached new heights this year, raising a grand total of $2.89 million, making it the most successful United Way campaign in the Company's history. This year's campaign will support a network of United Way agencies that provide vital social services across the city.
"Pembina has been a strong supporter of United Way for nearly 30 years and their generosity and commitment continue to be inspiring," said Lucy Miller, President and CEO of United Way of Calgary and Area. "Leadership from companies like Pembina help us to invest in essential community programs and services that create a better future for all Calgarians."
Pembina is committed to supporting the communities it serves by working with organizations like United Way. Each year, Pembina strives to exceed its participation and fundraising goal from the previous year. Campaign highlights include a dollar-for-dollar corporate match for employee pledges, workplace fundraising events, and company volunteer opportunities. In addition to this being a record-setting year for financial contributions, 91 percent of Pembina staff participated in the campaign and volunteered over 232 hours.
Each of Pembina's field offices also run fundraising campaigns that have surpassed their contribution and volunteering goals, and so far in 2016 Pembina staff have raised a total of $3.2 million across the Company's operations in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario for local United Ways and charitable organizations.
"It's easy to give when times are good, but it demonstrates real care and commitment to give when times are tough," said Mick Dilger, Pembina's President and CEO and the Co-Chair of the 2016 Calgary United Way Campaign. "The fact that so many Pembina employees, contractors, retirees and members of the Board of Directors are dedicated to keeping the community strong and giving back to those less fortunate really speaks volumes about the people who work at this company. Their generosity comes at a critical time for our city and will have a tremendous impact."
Pembina is proud to be one of Calgary's largest supporters of the United Way.
View the Calgary United Way annual report to learn more about how its efforts impact our community.
Pembina's Commitment to Investing in Communities
Pembina's community investment program supports non-profit and charitable organizations that are based in, or support, the communities where it operates. Within this framework, Pembina's investment decisions and partnerships are focused on initiatives that improve access to education, protect or preserve the environment, promote safety, create community space, and encourage recreation and a healthy lifestyle. To learn more about our community investment initiatives, please visit our website at www.pembina.com/our-responsibility/community-investment/.
Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corporation is a leading transportation and midstream service provider that has been serving North America's energy industry for over 60 years. Pembina owns and operates pipelines that transport various hydrocarbon liquids including conventional and synthetic crude oil, heavy oil and oil sands products, condensate (diluent) and natural gas liquids produced in western Canada and ethane produced in North Dakota. The Company also owns and operates gas gathering and processing facilities and an oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure and logistics business. With facilities strategically located in western Canada and in natural gas liquids markets in eastern Canada and the U.S., Pembina also offers a full spectrum of midstream and marketing services that spans across its operations. Pembina's integrated assets and commercial operations enable it to offer services needed by the energy sector along the hydrocarbon value chain.