ConocoPhillips is dedicated to providing urgent support to communities hit by natural disasters. Support comes from direct company gifts and employee donations alike. Employees who donate to these causes may also receive matching funds from the company's generous Matching Gifts program. Through 2017, ConocoPhillips has donated over RMB 6.23 million for earthquake and related disaster relief in China. One of our most important contributions has been to the development of a Disaster Assessment System, which is the matrix with different dimension and criteria that assists industry peers in providing a quick assessment to the damage level of unpredictable disasters.
Sichuan Ya’an Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction
ConocoPhillips committed RMB 1.5 million to support recovery efforts following the earthquake that struck Ya’an in Sichuan Province in April, 2013. We donated the money to relevant qualified organizations, in coordination with the Sichuan Department of Commerce, to reach and support impacted communities in Sichuan.
Qinghai Yushu Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction
ConocoPhillips donated RMB 500,000 to the Red Cross Society of China for disaster relief efforts following the earthquake that occurred in Qinghai Yushu in April of 2010.
Sichuan Wenchuan Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction
ConocoPhillips donated RMB 2 million in the aftermath of the earthquake that occurred in Sichuan in May of 2008. In addition, special efforts were made for ConocoPhillips employees and contractors inside and outside of China to make donations, which were matched by the company. A total of RMB 246,736 was donated by ConocoPhillips employees and an additional RMB 559,740 through the ConocoPhillips Matching program. All the donations are made through the China Red Cross Society.
In addition, RMB 100,000 was also raised through employee donations and the funds were given to the China Children and Teenagers' Fund in order to construct the Ankang Library in Sichuan.