DISH Releases 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report
Report showcases community engagement, philanthropy, sustainability,
employee opportunity, workplace safety and other programs
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
DISH published its 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report today, highlighting
the achievements of DISH Cares, the company's corporate social
responsibility program. Consistent with the company's pledge to put
customers first, the report highlights how DISH is tuned into the needs
of local communities.
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"DISH team members come to work each day to serve our customers. This
commitment to service extends into the communities where we live and
work as team members invest time to better the lives of our neighbors,"
says Erik Carlson, President & Chief Operating Officer. "I am proud of
our team members' contributions and of our shared cultural values -
Curiosity, Pride, Adventure and Winning - that bring corporate
citizenship at DISH to life."
The DISH Corporate Citizenship Report is available online at http://about.dish.com/dish-cares.
It outlines achievements in each of the DISH Cares pillars - Our People,
Our Communities and Our Planet - including the below highlights:
Our People: We maintain a safe, healthy, and productive
workplace, and provide training and development opportunities to
ensure that all of our team members have the opportunity to reach
their full potential.
3,241 DISH team members completed 30,000 hours of LEAD training,
DISH's flagship leadership development program.
18 events were hosted by the DISH Women's Network, including the
Leader Series, which invites female executives to speak about
their career journeys and leadership experiences.
Our Communities: We leverage our technology and our talented
workforce to make a positive impact in the communities where we live
33,400 hours of internet & TV service was provided to disaster
relief organizations and their workers at relief sites.
6,756 hours of service to nonprofits by DISH Cares teams.
Our Planet: We understand our role as stewards of the
environment, and strive to reduce our footprint across the entire
78,000 trees planted across Colorado, Texas and Virginia in
partnership with our customers and American
3 million pounds of cardboard waste eliminated annually by the
implementation of a new, reusable packaging material and process
To learn more about DISH's commitment to corporate citizenship, visit: http://about.dish.com/dish-cares.
DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), through its subsidiaries, provides
approximately 13.528 million pay-TV subscribers, as of March 31, 2017,
with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most
choices at the best value. DISH offers a high definition line-up with
more than 200 national HD channels, the most international channels and
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a
Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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