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Charter Hall Group (Charter Hall or the Group) has donated $279,500 to UNICEF’s Give the World a Shot campaign (the Campaign), funding the vaccination of 55,900 people in underprivileged countries where support is needed the most.
The Campaign is dedicated to ensuring no one is left behind in the race to vaccinate everyone globally against COVID-19. UNICEF aims to deliver two billion vaccines, 5.6 million tests and 5.5 million treatments around the world, with a focus on frontline health and social workers, teachers and those at highest risk of the virus.
Charter Hall Managing Director and Group CEO, David Harrison, said, “We recognise that in Australia we have been fortunate in having fast, easy and free access to multiple COVID-19 vaccines, but that is not the case for all countries. The Delta and Omicron strains have been reminders that until everyone is vaccinated, we all remain at risk. That is why we are so pleased to support the Give the World a Shot campaign and directly contribute to the fight against COVID-19 around the world.”
UNICEF Australia CEO, Tony Stuart said, “Our mission to deliver two billion vaccinations is ambitious and necessary, and it would not be possible without the support of groups like Charter Hall. We have already raised $2 million and counting, as we help struggling health services get back on their feet and millions of children go back to school, all while protecting the most at-risk people. We still have a long way to go, and we are grateful to those who are helping us inch closer toward achieving our goal.”
This donation was made possible by a significant level of participation in Australia’s vaccination program among Charter Hall employees.
Charter Hall invited its employees to share their vaccination status prior to returning to the office, with every individual vaccination declaration translating to $500 donated in support of the Campaign.
Charter Hall Chief Experience Officer, Natalie Devlin, said, “Since the beginning of the pandemic, our people have understood that we must work together as a business and as a community in order to stay well and protect each other. We have a deeply held belief that we are only as strong as our communities, and throughout this experience, our definition of community has taken on a more global context. Our people were motivated to get vaccinated not just to protect themselves, but to ensure that others could get vaccinated too. We are proud of how our people once again rose to the occasion and have come together to pay it forward and contribute to stronger, safer communities across the world.”