Below please find a list of organizations focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Dominican Republic.

Entity Name About Us
ALIANZA ONG

Alianza ONG is a network of Non-Profit Organizations, founded on April 27, 1995, by seven organizations: Eduardo Latorre, Fundación Dominicana de Desarrollo (FDD); Mary Pérez de Maranzini, Asociaci . . .ón Dominicana de Rehabilitación (ADR); Magaly Caram, Asociación Dominicana Pro-Bienestar de la Familia (PROFAMILIA); Mercedes de Canalda, Asociación Dominicana para el Desarrollo de la Mujer (ADOPEM-ONG); Rosa Tavares, Liga Dominicana Contra el Cáncer (LDCC); Rosa Rita Álvarez, Mujeres en Desarrollo Dominicana (MUDE); David Luther, Instituto Dominicano de Desarrollo Integral (IDDI) y Horacio Ornes, Fundación para el Desarrollo Comunitario (FUDECO-Save the Children). It is constituted by twenty-five well known organizations in the Dominican Republic. Today it has 26 member organizations within the network.

ASOCIACIÓN PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA MICROEMPRESA

ADEMI is a private non-profit institution, that is neither political nor religious, which was created by Presidential Decree No. 745 of February 11, 1983, by virtue of Law 520 of July 26, 1920, relat . . .ing to organizations with a social interest.
It was founded by Mr. Camilo Lluberes H., together with the national private sector, as a response to the need to address the prevailing problems of unemployment and underemployment in the country.
It started its operations in 1983 in the marginalized neighborhoods of the city of Santo Domingo, with the principal objective to create and strengthen employment through financial and managerial assistance to micro and small enterprises that operate in this urban area. Afterwards, on the initiative of groups and provincial organizations from different regions of the country, it began to extend its program throughout the entire national territory.
In 1988, the Monetary Board approved a license to carry out banking operations as Banco de Desarrollo at the same time that it opened its doors as Banco Ademi. At this moment, ADEMI because the social arm of Banco Ademi.

Cámara Americana de Comercio de la República Dominicana

The American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic) (AMCHAMDR) (La Cámara Americana de Comercio de la República Dominicana) is a non-profit organization comprised of 2,100 companies . . ., both Dominican and American, that seeks to empower its members to maximize the development of their potential based on three pillars – economic, professional and social – through the facilitation of access to information, opportunities, a best practices culture, respect for the rule of law and corporate social responsibility.
AMCHAMDR is the only institution of its kind with a true presence at the national level through 9 offices throughout the country: Santiago, Moca, San Francisco, La Vega, Puerto Plata, San Pedro, La Romana, Higüey y Baní.
The activities organized by AMCHAMDR are specifically designed to keep its members informed of the most important business world trends, both nationally and internationally. Through its offering of services it strives to, in addition, offer them concrete solutions and opportunities for business and professional growth that succeed in having a positive impact on the economic development of their companies and, as a consequence, of the country.

Chispa Emprendedora

CHISPA EMPRENDEDORA is an organization that is led by a group of young people. The organization Chispa Emprendedora arose out of the necessity of creating social conscience regarding the value added . . . by the entrepreneur, at the individual as well as societal level, transforming dreamers into doers who adopt a culture of entrepreneurism as their life’s work.

Consejo Internacional para la Promoción de la Libertad y el Desarrollo Humano Sostenible (PROLIDER)

We are a non profit organization from the Dominican Republic and registered in Mexico and Colombia. In the Dominican Republic we work with education and communication for development. We have a lit . . .eracy program in 23 regions across the country that benefits 5000 students, and more than 200 professors.

EMPRENDIMIENTO SOSTENIBLE

Emprendimiento Sostenible (ES) is a company dedicated to constant innovation in strategies, projects and services that are profitable and socially and environmentally responsible. Assuring improveme . . .nt in the differentiation and competitiveness of our clients and favoring at the same time Sustainable Development through the creation of solutions tailored to their Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Innovation needs. One of our mottos is, “Values, to create Values.”

Fundación ANSPAC

The Asociación Nacional Pro Superación Personal (ANSPAC) is a non-profit organization organized in accordance with the laws of the Dominican Republic. It was started on February 14, 2000 and was i . . .ncorporated by Presidential Decree No. 949-02 on December 16, 2002. ANSPAC is an education and community-oriented foundation which seeks to empower women as the pillars of their families. It is affiliated with ANSPAC International, based in Mexico.

Fundación La Merced

La Fundación La Merced was born 7 years ago with the goal of providing a more dignified life to children and adolescents, freeing them from child labor and teaching them about their rights. La Fund . . .ación was born from the raising of consciousness among a group of people from the community who were worried about the extremely dangerous situation of shoeshine boys of the area. In a spontaneous manner they organized to provide assistance. Little by little, a team of volunteers started forming and began organizing activities according to the observed needs. Since then, the team has strengthened and formalized, explanding the areas of intervention in order to offer a systemic response to these problems. The activities are based on a rights-focused community work. The interventions are made in the following areas: Education, Recreation, Nutrition, Health, Social Work, Legal Assistance, Raising Awareness and in response to Incidents .

Fundación para el Desarrollo Comunitario, Save the Children Dominicana, Inc.

Save the Children is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children’s rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. Established in the United King . . .dom in 1919, Save the Children seeks to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts. Save the Children began its work in the Dominican Republic in 1972, in the Community of Loma de Cabrera near the Haitian border. In 1976, Fundación para el Desarrollo Comunitario (FUDECO), also known as Save the Children Dominicana, Inc., was established, and today has projects in eight Dominican provinces.

Fundación Popular, Inc.

Fundación Popular, Inc. is the social agenda arm of Grupo Popular and its affiliates and works in the area of economic, social and environmental sustainability policies. It also strengthens other f . . .oundations and social organizations in the Dominican Republic which promote sustainability initiatives in favor of the social, economic and environmental growth of the nation.
As a corporate foundation, Fundación Popular operates as a guarantor of the other social responsibility actions of Grupo Popular and its affiliates, through Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), as a fundamental part of the Sustainable Action Model.