Symantec Does Good in Sweden

Symantec Does Good in Sweden

By Carolina Schattauer Ramnö, Symantec's Nordic PR Manager
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Employee #volunteers at @Symantec do good in Sweden: #STEM #CSR #Cyberbullying

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 8:00am

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When we first embarked on our corporate responsibility journey here in Sweden, we were looking to develop a true sustainability plan, from beginning to end, but also wanted to uncover opportunities that would make business sense. We decided that the family sector would be a great area for us to engage with, especially considering Symantec’s position on online safety. We established a partnership with Friends, a well-known non-profit in Sweden dedicated to the prevention and education of bullying. The organization travels all over Sweden to classrooms and sports clubs teaching students, teachers, and parents how to prevent and deal with bullying.

As the information security leader, Symantec’s mission is to make the online world a safer place. The increasing connected world has opened up new risks and challenges and our business’ goal is to help our customers manage and protect their information. For this reason, one of Symantec’s philanthropic initiatives focuses on online safety. Our internet safety experience is a great complement to Friends’ expertise in anti-bullying. We became a national sponsor for Friends in 2012 and aid their work by funding a full-time staff member dedicated to online safety and cyberbullying. Thereby, several events have been supported, they have been able to increase the amount of training sessions in schools, and introduce a yearly online report on cyberbullying...

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CATEGORY: Education