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Promotion of education

Promotion of education

thyssenkrupp sees education as an essential key to social progress and prosperity. Our aim is therefore to steadily improve the availability and quality of education. With our extensive projects we facilitate access to education, improve the general education infrastructure, and promote the opportunities for advancement of talented young people.

Erich Walter Heine School (Brazil)

Erich Walter Heine School (Brazil)

Modern learning and sustainability: The Colégio Estadual Erich Walter Heine in Santa Cruz (Brazil) is not only an integrated center of learning which is also aimed at male and female pupils with disabilities. With its own recycling center, the economical use of water and electricity, and large-scale planting, it is also an outstanding example of sustainable construction. The school is a joint project between thyssenkrupp, the Ministry of Education of the State of Rio de Janeiro, and the Rio de Janeiro city council. The high school is the first public secondary school in the municipality. The educational institution is also characterized by state-of-the-art learning concepts, classrooms, and sports facilities. A total of 500 male and female pupils can be taught here and obtain a polytechnic degree.

Centro Cultural de Campo Limpo Paulista

Centro Cultural de Campo Limpo Paulista

The Campo Limpo Paulista Cultural Center is the result of a partnership between thyssenkrupp and the Municipality of Campo Limpo Paulista (São Paulo State), and was founded in 1989 by the company's employees. The initial goal was to install a library for serving not only the thyssenkrupp employees, but also the community living in the region.

The Campo Limpo Cultural Center is the city’s most important social and cultural space and, in addition to the library with a collection of over 17,000 books, it offers courses, workshops, exhibitions, events, and recreational activities for children, youth and adults.

Fundação “O Pão dos Pobres”

Fundação “O Pão dos Pobres”

Through its Elevator Technology business area, thyssenkrupp also invests in inclusion and professional training projects. The Electromechanical Course in elevators is offered in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul State), in partnership with the Fundação O Pão dos Pobres, focused on training young people in situations of social vulnerability. The initiative's goal is to offer the opportunity to walk a different path, bringing out in the participants the desire to grow and plan a better future.

we - Social Responsability 2016

  • corporate social responsability education culture

    Learn more about thyssenkrupp's social initiatives in this publication.

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