Auxis 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy Execution

Taking Responsibility Beyond Words: Auxis plan for economic, environmental and social advancement for sustainable business

 

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At Auxis, our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility is fundamental to who we are as an organization. We take social, economic, and environmental challenges seriously – and we recognize the responsibility and opportunity we possess to have a positive impact. We also realize actions speak louder than words. Read on to learn how we translate our commitment to better the communities we serve into practical solutions, programs, and progress.

Worked with over 30 non-profit organizations

Allocated 2 tons of food

Donated over 1,000 hours

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Our People

Volunteering

We partner with multiple non-profits to participate in local volunteer programs:

    • Hospital Nacional de Niños
    • Banco de Alimentos de Costa Rica
    • Municipalidad de Belén
    • Greenheart
    • Green Wolf Costa Rica
    • Fundación Chumi

Well-being

The Auxis Wellness Committee is responsible for assessing, planning, and implementing activities that give employees the awareness, motivation, and skills they need to make life decisions that can increase their own and others' wellbeing. The committee also is responsible for helping to build a workplace environment that supports employees' health and wellness.

    • Zumba, Yoga & Gym Classes
    • Gym Equipment & Running Track Onsite
    • Offsite Social Events & Activities
    • Nutrition Counseling
    • Sports Tournaments
    • Healthy Work/Life Balance Programs (Work from home, flexible work hours, and more)

Having a healthy and happy workplace is a priority for us at Auxis. We promote the well-being of our employees by offering multiple activities and benefits that help them engage in healthier living."

Case Studies


Banco de Alimentos de Costa Rica

11 Auxis volunteers donated over 120 hours of work to allocate 2 tons of food for families in need.


Municipalidad de Belén, Greenheart and Green Wolf Costa Rica

Auxis volunteers worked with these associations to clean beaches and rivers.


Hospital Nacional de Niños

10 Auxis volunteers worked together to create gifts for hospitalized kids.

Our Response to COVID-19

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our Social Responsibility Committee engaged in multiple activities aimed at helping the community and promoting employees' well-being:

Grocery Shopping
and Delivery

Bought and delivered groceries for a month to families affected by client furloughs

Bingo Tournaments

Organized Bingo tournaments to raise money to purchase protective masks and basic supplies for 2 non-profit organizations:
  • Auxilio Animal Cartago
  • Hospicio Santiago Crespo

Activities to Ensure Mental Health

Hosted employee events to help promote mental health during pandemic lockdowns:
    • Wellness activities
    • Virtual happy hours
    • Virtual board game tournaments

Strategic Partnerships

Auxis partners with the office building management company of our South Florida Headquarters, Vanderbilt Properties to participate in events that help our community. Events include Holiday toy drives through Toys for Tots, hurricane relief drives, blood donation events, and more.

Our Communities

Philanthropy & Supporting the Global Community

As a proud member of the Costa Rican community as well, we partner with many local non-profit organizations that provide support, including:

    • Hogar de Ancianos Santiago Crespo
    • Territorio de Zaguates
    • Auxilio Animal Cartago
    • Fundación Yeyo Wonderful Years
    • Escuela de Gaurari

Case Studies


Club Morado Amputee Soccer Team

With the help of our client, Shoes for Crews, we were able to donate 100 pairs of shoes to the Club Morado Amputee Soccer Team.


Territorio Zaguates

We promoted the responsible adoption of 24 dogs.


Fundación Yeyo Wonderful Years

We donated toys to 150 kids in need.


Perchero Solidario

We collected and donated clothes to immigrants in need.


Escuela de Guarari

We collected and donated clothes to immigrants in need.

Our Environment

Green Spaces

At Auxis, we promote the inclusion of environmentally responsible practices, led by our employee Wellness Committee that manages campaigns, training, recycling spaces, volunteering programs to clean-up schools, beaches, and rivers, and more.

We also join efforts with the American Free Zone for its monthly Recycle Zone event, which grants exchangeable points to companies and employees for recycling material. The Auxis building is properly equipped with disposal areas assigned to collect specific recyclable materials. We also reduced our need to print and purchase plastic and other materials that do not decompose easily.

    At Auxis, we take our responsibility to protect the environment seriously. Our office recycling program is a critical way we reduce our ecological footprint, recycling paper, aluminum, and plastics."

    Healthier, happier employees

    We offer multiple green spaces that promote the well-being of employees by creating green environments, such as:

      • Parks
      • Sports Zones
      • Gyms
      • Outdoor Picnic Areas
      • Walking Trails

    Our Commitment to Equality

    Inclusion & Diversity

    In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Auxis are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Auxis does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state and federal laws.

    Auxis makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. Any employees with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their immediate supervisor or the Human Resource Manager.

    Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Within our hiring process we follow processes that focus on promoting inclusiveness. Our recruiting team is trained to follow and enforce our Equal Employment Opportunity policy. They enforce this policy with our hiring managers to ensure that they are making hiring decisions based on skillset, experience and cultural fit.

    Auxis has hosted programs to incorporate and promote the development of woman in technology and leadership roles. Auxis also participates in job fairs in universities targeted for certain groups, such as woman and other minority organizations. We conduct an annual training to enforce our diversity and harassment policies. We also regularly send reading material related to these areas. Our values reflect an inclusive culture and all employees are reminded of these values in all our internal communication. All our employees must acknowledge our written harassment and diversity policies every year.

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