Recently, Chevron Bangladesh President and Managing Director, Mr. Eric M Walkervisited Sylhet and Habiganj where he attended events to support the local community as part of its Social Investment Initiatives.
Ambulance handover to Sylhet City Corporation, Sylhet
Mr Eric M Walker handed over an ambulance to Sylhet City Corporation at our Jalalabad Gas Field Office, Sylhet. When the country needs reliable, affordable energy to run its hospitals and emergency facilities, Chevron Bangladesh has been able to step in. The ambulance will help Sylhet City Corporation in providing healthcare for the people in Sylhet.
Integrated Support for Children with Disabilities (ISCwD) Project, Habiganj
Mr. Eric M Walker visitedthe Integrated Support for Children with Disabilities (ISCwD) Project at SSKS Clinic, ¬Karimpur, Bibiyana, Habiganj to provide assistive devicesamong children with disabilityin our one-year program to support children with disabilities aged between 0-18 years and their families and community members living in the project locations. This initiative started in collaboration with Save the Children in March 2022 to support children with disabilities and their parents to get accessible basic services like health, education, and development from mainstream service providers.The ISCwDproject aims to benefit 300 Children with Disabilities, 300 Parents and caregivers, 200 School teachers, and 20 local schools.
Chevron Bangladesh has been managing social investment programs since 2006. From the very initiation, Chevron Bangladesh invests in activities and programs that focuses primarily on livelihood support, access to education, primary health care facilities, skills development, and entrepreneurship support. Chevron Bangladesh carries out most of these projects in partnership with leading nongovernmental organizations.
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, involved in virtually every aspect of the energy industry. Chevron Bangladesh operates three gas fields in the northeast of the country. Chevron Bangladesh Block Twelve, Ltd. and Chevron Bangladesh Blocks Thirteen & Fourteen, Ltd. (“Chevron Bangladesh”) is the largest producer of natural gas in Bangladesh, accounting for over 60% of total domestic natural gas production and over 80% of the domestic condensate production. Chevron Bangladesh works with communities across its operations, building long-term partnerships that foster economic development and lasting benefits to them. Social investments in communities are one of the core values of Chevron’s global business practice.