Oracle Volunteers never miss an opportunity to protect the environment, whether that means getting their hands dirty or applying their most sophisticated professional skills. Below are just a few examples of how employees teamed up with environmental nonprofits on projects to restore habitats, plant trees, clean up beaches and parklands, protect wildlife, and more.
In Sausalito, California, Oracle Volunteers organized the fish kitchen and cleaned pinniped pools at The Marine Mammal Center, a nonprofit advancing global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education. In San Mateo and Half Moon Bay, California, Oracle Volunteers tackled the urgent problem of marine debris head-on, cleaning beaches with the California Coastal Commission and Pacific Beach Coalition.
In Tokyo, Japan, Oracle Volunteers spent time outdoors tending to community flowerbeds outside our office with the Aoyama Town Association. In Bangalore, India, more than 130 new hires planted trees with the Rotary Bangalore, while in Mumbai, Oracle Volunteers participated in a massive beach cleanup with WWF India.
Europe, Middle East and Africa
In Busteni, Romania, Oracle Volunteers got out into nature and cleaned up Bucegi Natural Park with SinVi. In Dublin, Ireland, Oracle Volunteers supported the Department of Culture, Recreation and Economic Services, by collecting loads of rubbish from Fairview Park. In Lagos, Nigeria, employees celebrated World Oceans Day by participating in a beach cleanup with Mental and Environmental Development Initiative for Children (MEDIC).
In Santiago, Chile, Oracle Volunteers teamed up with Fundacion Inspira to build out a healing garden for patients of a local hospital. On the coast, in Puchuncaví, employees rallied together to clean the beach with Sea Shepard Chile.
In Santa Monica, California, more than 175 Oracle Volunteers headed to the beach to remove plastic and other debris with Heal the Bay. In Austin, Texas, employees got busy in Pease Park removing litter and cleaning up the shores of Shoal Creek. In Boulder, Colorado, Oracle Volunteers maintained and reconstructed trails with Open Space and Mountain Parks Department.