With over 15,500 associates across 26 countries, RPM has many opportunities to make a positive impact on communities worldwide. A drive to support our associates and our communities is rooted deep in RPM's culture and The Values & Expectations of 168 - which is a continuing reminder to make the most of our time with our families, at work and in our charitable endeavors. Our desire to help others demonstrates the passion and beliefs of our associates.
Tremco CPG’s Vietnam office team members collectively raised 30,000,000 Dong (USD 1,400), donating it in the name of the company to help restore a local school affected by floods following a typhoon.
The contribution of personal donations made by Tremco CPG staff from the Vietnam office helped to provide nutritional meals for the students, as well as school supplies such as textbooks and writing materials. The money also allowed the school to purchase tables and chairs so that lessons could resume as early as possible.
In 2020, Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. (WTI) was recognized with a Community Involvement Award by the National Roofing Contractors Association for its charitable efforts to support WomenSafe Inc., a domestic violence shelter serving Northeast Ohio, through financial giving, sponsorships and in-kind donations.
Viapol was able to produce approximately 500 liters of hand sanitizer that were all donated to an institution called FUSAM, which helps the population of Caçapava with a public health system for all.
RPM Corporate collected used eyeglasses to recycle or repurpose. This campaign aims at reusing eyeglasses to help those without access to eyeglasses and those less fortunate not able to afford new eyeglasses. Additionally, any remaining eyeglasses that were collected will be recycled.