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Building Tomorrow - The Forgotten Hurricane

Rebuilding Panama City

The Forgotten Hurricane

Hurricane Michael reached the Florida Panhandle in the fall of 2018. Panama City was one of the hardest struck cities in the Gulf Coast region, and thousands of families lost their homes. Almost two years later, the reconstruction is still ongoing and helping hands are much needed. Volunteer work plays an important role in getting the community back on its feet again.

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Each year, approximately 2 million people — individuals and families — spend time homeless or houseless in the United States. Lack of employment or income is only a fraction of the overall...

John Edwards from Volvo CE dealer Cowin Equipment is on-site in Panama City to contribute to home builds after Hurricane Michael.

Hurricane Michael hit Panama City, Florida, in October 2018. Almost two years later, the recovery work is still ongoing and helping hands are much-needed.

After Hurricane Michael, Janeen from Panama City had lost everything. Now she will soon move into a new home built partly by volunteer hands.

The covid-19 pandemic sees no national borders. Luiz Vieira works at Volvo CE in Brazil and quickly decided that he wanted to lend a helping hand in both Brazil and Mozambique.

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Throughout the corona pandemic, Volvo CE China has supported both the country’s employees, customers and the society as a whole.

Volvo CE dealer Redhead Equipment supports Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing emergency services throughout Western Canada.

During spring, Volvo CE employees around the world have helped producing important personal protective equipment (PPE) in order to fight the corona virus.

Volvo CE India regularly holds free junior excavator operator courses for the underprivileged youth. Meet participant Rajshekhar.

Volvo CE North America employee Rhys Eastham also volunteers time to his local fire department in Pennsylvania.

Volvo CE South Korea employees and customers helped the Goseong community recover from a devastating wildfire using excavators and trucks.

Volvo CE Hameln contributed to the project, called BuS (“Ohne Bewegung keine Sprache” meaning “Without motion, no language).

Meet Volvo CE dealer Pat Charron, who volunteers at an annual fundraising event to combat hunger and homelessness in his area.

A Volvo CE India dealer and customer worked with townspeople to dig a new water source for an area severely affected by drought.

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To build the world we want to live in

What is Building Tomorrow?

  What world will we inhabit  tomorrow? It all depends on the choices we make today. This is why we passionately contribute to society’s prosperity and sustainable development, reducing the climate footprint and use of resources – always with people’s health, safety and wellbeing at the center of our actions. It’s why we drive innovation. It’s why we, together with our partners, always do our utmost to deliver on our promises to our customers and strive to earn their trust. Because we believe in working together to create a world that is cleaner, safer and more connected. Every day. Our purpose is clear: we’re here to build the world we want to live in.

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Sameer Manna is operating a Volvo excavator at one of the world’s most unique construction sites - the Sundarbans delta in India. His work will save lives.

Sustainability is a word that is closely linked to the famous ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. With the help of fuel-efficient Volvo machines, the hotel has used and fine-tuned a natural...

By 2030 the renewable energy sector is targeted to provide 42% of South Africa's energy requirements. Kouga Wind Farm, located on the Eastern Cape, is one of the country's many wind farms....