Committed to our communities
We believe that being a good corporate citizen is vital to our success. And we work hard to be a positive social force in the communities where we live and work.
Our people are extremely active in these communities, both in terms of charitable giving and outreach efforts. Since 2007, KBR has contributed nearly $20 million to benefit charitable causes around the globe, including our charity golf tournament, held annually in Houston, which has raised more than $7.4 million since 2007 for local and national nonprofit organizations.
KBR is a lead sponsor of the Army Ten-Miler (ATM) race held annually in Washington, D.C. Attracting over 35,000 runners and 900 teams from around the world, participants include military, civilians, wheelchair athletes and wounded warrior athletes with all proceeds benefitting the Army’s Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) program. KBR has been a major sponsor of the ATM for more than a decade and takes great pride in supporting soldiers, veterans and their families across the military.
Each year the KBR Charity Golf Tournament, held at Kingwood Country Club in Houston, TX, raises funds to support charities that are making a real impact in the communities in which KBR employees live and work.
As one of many sustainable initiatives at KBR’s India Technology Center in Gurgaon, employees celebrated World Environment Day by planting new plants outside the office in support of the environment.
In September 2018, the company launched “KBR One Ocean,” an initiative aimed at collaborating with local schools throughout KBR’s global footprint to find an engineering solution to one of the greatest challenges facing the world – plastic pollution in our oceans. Pictured above, KBR employees in Singapore partnered with a local school and held a beach clean-up to teach students proper methods of disposing and recycling single-use plastics.
Each holiday season, KBR employees support the Houston Fire Department’s annual toy drive, Operation Stocking Stuffer. Employees collect and donate new, unwrapped toys to the toy drive, which serves more than 4,000 children and their families throughout the Houston community.
KBR young professionals in Perth, Australia, held their Make-a-Wheel IMPACT wheelchair basketball tournament benefitting Rebound WA, a local charity that helps Western Australians living with disabilities lead more active and connected lives.
KBR has been a major sponsor of the Army Ten-Miler for 15 years. In 2019, KBR sponsored the famous Hooah Tent Zone where attendees interacted with soldiers while enjoying Wisconsin bratwursts and taking pictures in a photo booth.
Additionally, we’re dedicated to improving social mobility for local people in many of the areas where we operate. For years, we’ve provided access to apprenticeships, training, education and development opportunities, creating a career advantage that can have a lasting positive impact.