KIRCHHEIMBOLANDEN, Germany, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping children and teenagers along on their individual life's journey – with this goal in mind, BorgWarner, a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, is entering an extensive partnership with the international charity SOS Children's Villages. The company's Turbo Systems business has developed several ways for its employees to support SOS Children's Villages globally by participating in worldwide fundraiser campaigns and organizing local or global projects. In addition, BorgWarner Turbo Systems matches its employees' private donations to the charity organization.
"BorgWarner Turbo Systems and SOS Children's Villages are ideal partners, as nearly every one of our 15 facilities around the globe is conveniently located near a village. This way, the vast majority of our employees can have the opportunity to support their local SOS Children's Villages in a variety of ways," said Frédéric Lissalde, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems. "This partnership is very important to us, and we look forward to a successful, long-term cooperation with SOS Children's Villages."
SOS Children's Villages is also eagerly anticipating the partnership. "I am thrilled by BorgWarner Turbo Systems' generous support. Around the world, employees support our SOS facilities. The company's active leadership presence on site is most exciting to me. It motivates all of us to live up to our social commitment," said Sabine Fuchs, CEO, SOS Children's Villages Global Partner GmbH.
About SOS Children's Villages
SOS Children's Villages was founded in Austria in 1949. The organization has developed into a comprehensive global support network, offering help for children and teenagers and running 571 villages around the world.
BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. With manufacturing and technical facilities in 62 locations in 17 countries, the company employs approximately 27,000 worldwide. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.
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