Fluor’s Greenville, S.C., Office Receives Inaugural Spirit Award for Outstanding Leadership from United Way
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was recently honored by the United Way of Greenville County with the organization’s inaugural Spirit Award for Corporate Leadership in community service. Presented at a special ceremony on July 12, 2012, the Spirit Award is given to companies and individuals that create a positive impact with United Way’s work through volunteerism, advocacy and philanthropic support.
“Being recognized by the United Way with the Spirit Award is a tremendous honor for all of our employees. Fluor has been an active corporate citizen in the Upstate community for more than 75 years and we truly value our long-standing relationship with the United Way,” said Annette Allen, vice president and general manager of Fluor’s Greenville operations. “Our employees here in Greenville County as well as across South Carolina are proud to participate in volunteer efforts in the areas in which we live and work.”
The Spirit Award for Corporate Leadership celebrates those businesses that are leading and creating impact around United Way’s work through volunteerism, advocacy and an outstanding record of philanthropic support.
“I'm proud to say that our inaugural winners met all of those criteria, and represent the gold standard in community involvement,” said Ted Hendry, president of United Way of Greenville County. “Fluor has set a very high bar for all future nominees.”
The United Way of Greenville County singled out Fluor’s contributions in the areas of education, social services, community and economic development and the environment. The company’s employee volunteer program Fluor Cares provides more than 10,000 volunteer hours annually in the greater Greenville area.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Founded in 1912, the company was started by John Simon Fluor Sr. with a modest investment of $100. Since those humble beginnings, the company has grown into one of the largest engineering & construction companies in the world. Fluor is celebrating its 100th anniversary during 2012.
Today, through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenue of $23.4 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.fluor100.com and www.fluor.com.