Dish Network released its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report Wednesday (June 6), and employees across the country showed their commitment to community by supporting disaster relief efforts, planting trees and helping the environment.
“Dish team members have been dedicated to customer service since day one, and Dish Cares is a natural extension of that mindset, connecting communities together through positive change,” said Dish CEO Erik Carlson in a statement. “As Dish TV and Sling TV continue to grow, we remain committed to improving the local communities our customers and our team members call home.”
Among the highlights from 2017, Dish employees:
- Provided 110,000 hours of internet & TV service to disaster relief organizations and their workers at relief sites across the nation including Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
- Logged 7,023 hours of service to nonprofits by Dish Cares teams.
- Planted 50,000 trees in partnership with customers and American Forests.
- Drove 2,220,468 alternative fuel miles in Dish tech vans.
- Donated 21,550 pounds of food to 35 communities.
The full report is available here.