Caterpillar Invests $2.5 Million to End Extreme Poverty

The Global Poverty Project will help bring access to sanitation and education to millions of people

SOURCE: Caterpillar


September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Continuing its efforts to alleviate poverty worldwide, Caterpillar Inc. and the Caterpillar Foundation are making a $2.5 million investment in The Global Poverty Project (GPP). The investment will support growing the Global Citizen grassroots movement around the world to end extreme poverty by 2030.

“When we can put people on the path to prosperity, it gives them opportunities for education, jobs and ultimately economic growth,” said Caterpillar Foundation President Michele Sullivan. “Our investment with The Global Poverty Project will help people fulfill their potential, lifting themselves and their communities out of poverty. I’ve seen firsthand how these investments can impact lives and really make a difference. This investment will help change lives.”

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KEYWORDS: Philanthropy, Socially Responsible Investing, Caterpillar, Caterpillar Foundation, global poverty project, Investment, sanitation, Education

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