InitiativesCorporate Social Responsibility
Through our philanthropic activities, Wafra is committed to having a positive impact on the communities in which it operates.
The firm’s CSR program focuses on community engagement and is focused on building and implementing a program consistent with our firm’s culture and values.
As part of its community engagement program, Wafra partners with a number of nonprofits to support local communities. In addition to providing financial support, Wafra seeks to engage its employees by facilitating opportunities for meaningful charitable giving and hands-on volunteering. Wafra’s community engagement platform seeks to support organizations primarily focused on healthcare and education.
The firm financially supports causes and charities important to its employees. The program funds non-profit initiatives that address and provide solutions to issues principally in the areas of healthcare and education. Through Wafra’s Corporate Sponsorship program, eligible employees may request financial contributions and support for nonprofit fundraisers, galas, conferences and other similar events to assist in taking an active role in the firm’s philanthropic initiatives.
Employee Gift Matching
The firm may match employee contributions dollar-for-dollar to support our employees and nonprofit organizations by enhancing their level of impact.
Through Wafra’s volunteer program, employees are eligible for up to 20 hours of paid time to volunteer. The firm also organizes annual campaigns such as Winter Wishes, where we partner with New York Cares to provide personalized gifts to the city’s most vulnerable children during the holiday season.