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Manfrotto ™
A Vitec Group brand

Social Responsibility

We comply with the laws and regulations of each country in which we do business.

We always aim to compete fairly and honestly, observing all applicable anti-trust and competition laws.

While we believe our operations have only limited environmental effect, we work to minimize the impact of our products and operations on the environment and on the communities in which we operate.

We support the giving of time and money to a variety of local and international causes that fall within the themes of: Children, Personal Development and Media-related. At the discretion of the local management we will give a matching payment to causes for which employees have volunteered their time, to the value of that time.

Vitec does not make donations to political parties nor to any cause that might bring either local business units or any part of the Group into disrepute.

Click here to see our entire Code of Business Conduct.

 

Some of the more recent projects we have supported:



Wells Bring Hope
Partnering with Gil Garcetti, former LA District Attorney and photographer, Wells Bring Hope raises money to bring safe water to the villages of West Africa. Drilling wells transforms the lives of the people instantly and dramatically by reducing childhood mortality signficantly, eliminating water-borne diseases and making education possible for girls.

www.wellsbringhope.org


Save the Children
Working in part with Michael Zide, Save the Children's mission is to create positive change for children in the U.S. and around the world by ensuring children are healthy, educated, protected and safe growing up.

www.savethechildren.org



Triple Knot Productions
By capturing truly inspirational stories on film, Triple Knot Productions aims to share the struggles, perseverace and unbelievable accomplishments of people faced with adversity.

www.tripleknotproductions.org



Antarctic Expedition
Led by Sir Robert Swan, this project seeks to protect and preserve the beautiful environment of Antartica and promote awareness of the upcoming expiration in 2041 of the treaty which protects Antartica from drilling and mining.

www.2041.com



Portraits of Love Project
This project aims to send 10,000 free family portraits to deployed soldiers this holiday season. Designed to bring a piece of home to soldiers around the world, Portraits of Love has utilized the talents of volunteer photographers across the country to offer free family portraits to military family members who have a soldier deployed overseas.

www.pmdaportraitsoflove.com



Arise & Walk Ministries Foundation – Haiti Earthquake Relief Effort
Arise & Walk delivered ongoing emergency health care to the people of Haiti impacted by the earthquake through initiatives like a self-established mobile hospital and ongoing medical care.

www.awmfoundation.org



Global Warming: Extreme Ice Survey
Established by wildlife photographer James Balog, image makers and scientists are working together with cameras at 15 glaciers worldwide to produce a video showing glacial retreat and to raise awareness of climate change.

www.extremeicesurvey.org