As a way of ensuring that MBSA’s talent pipeline is both skilled and adaptable to the market, more than R 9 million was invested in three universities for young, disadvantaged black women with excellent academic results. The universities; Rhodes University, the University of Fort Hare, and Wits University each received an equal share of the R 9.5 million, intended to cover tuition costs across three academic streams: engineering, commerce and information technology.
Employees of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil (MBBras) establish sponsorships, donations and support proposals that aim at contributing with the neighboring populations. This group of employees, called Social Responsibiliy Committee, was founded in 2003. The supporting project has to fit in one of the four columns of the Social Responsibility strategy of MBdB: Social, Education & Sports, Arts & Culture and Environment. Furthermore a social, scientific, cultural or public benefit has to be gained.
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) participates in "Beautiful News", a project of the news channel News24. Each day at 16:14 pm - the exact time that former president Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Verster prison - films, photographs or articles that portrays positive stories about South Africa and its people will be published. Visit the website beautifulnews.news24.com.