As a corporate citizen and the leader in the airline industry in Taiwan, CAL has committed itself to fulfilling its corporate responsibility for the community based on the belief of contributing to the society and creating social value. In 2017, under the idea of giving back to the society and the mission of creating society value, according to one of CAL Sustainability Strategy “Brand Awareness”, through “Improve the International Development of High Education” and “Elevate the Visibility of Local Brands of Taiwan” based on Social Sustainability Strategy, CAL hopes to enhance the overall quality of national education and raise the Taiwan's visibility in the world, more importantly, to create a positive cycle of social investment and corporate development. CAL will achieve sustainability with the society.
In 2017, CAL continued to deliver relief supplies to Myanmar where Influenza A (H1N1) broke out and Texas, United States, where Hurricane Harvey struck, utilizing its resources to save people in need of relief from hunger and ensure illness.
Influenza A (H1N1) CAL supported prevention and delivered relief supplies to Myanmar.Hurricane Harvey CAL delivered relief supplies to Texas in the United States
Donated 1,059 (boxes) and 559,076 TWD.
Tainan Earthquake Donations
Donated TWD 10 million to relief the victims for the emergency usages and rehabilitate their community as early as possible.
Typhoon Nepartak Revitalization in Taitung
In collaboration with Taitung County Government's "Supporting Taitung United Charity Auction", CAL donated passenger sales revenue to the revitalization from the disaster recovery.
Kumamoto Earthquake Relief
In collaboration with Fo Guang Shan Monastery, CAL delivered relief supplies to affected areas in Kumamoto, Japan.
Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief
In collaboration with the Tzu Chi Foundation, CAL delivered relief supplies to affected areas in Alberta, Canada.
Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
In collaboration with the Tzu Chi Foundation, CAL delivered supplies and aids to affected areas.
Tigerair Taiwan's "More Aso!" Project in Kumamoto, Japan
Tigerair Taiwan collaborated with Aso City Office, and related institutions in Taiwan to sponsor six Taiwanese students to visit Japan and learn about its post-earthquake revitalization project to revitalize the local tourism industry.
Caring for the Disadvantaged
As a corporate citizen in Taiwan, the Group has endeavored to promote social development by caring for the disadvantaged and fulfill social equality through its resources and specialty, in hopes of helping more people pursue happiness and achievement at work.
Disadvantaged Students and Communities
CAL's Love All Around team consists of volunteers caring for the socially disadvantaged. The volunteers use their available time to host events at remote rural schools in Taiwan during their vocation. Since 2014, they have visited 11 counties/cities, 20 townships, and offered their support to approximately 2,306 students; bringing hope to every corner in Taiwan.
Mandarin Airlines employees donated their second-hand apparel, toys, and furniture to the charity auction event organized by Environmental Protection Department, Taipei City Government (Taiwan). As of 2014, Mandarin Airlines has donated approximately TWD 100,000 per year to the disadvantaged. In 2017,Mandarin Airlines made a donation to Nantou County Life Restoration Association (Taiwan) and Pingtung Emergency Relief Association (Taiwan); in addition, the one-day bus tour from the charity event was provided by Mandarin Airlines in order to bring happiness and make cherish memories for the children with development delays.
Through the CAL anniversary carnival in December, CAL Group invited 24 students from Feng Nian Elementary School, Taitung County, to participate in this carnival and perform music on the CAL anniversary carnival by taking the flight of Mandarin Airlines. Before returning to Taitung, employees from Mandarin Airlines took the students to tour the Songshan Airport Observation Deck (Taiwan).
The Disadvantaged Seniors
In 2017, CAL organized the "7th Year-end Hot Pot Banquet" for 80 disadvantaged elders from Chang Ching Senior Care Center (Taiwan) and Dayuan Senior Care Center (Taiwan), and offered meals and blankets to make them feel at home. In the same year, CAL and Huashan Social Welfare Foundation organized 2 events for 400 seniors,showing that CAL constantly serves in a people-oriented manner based on the spirit of provision for seniors. By organizing these events, CAL expects to arouse more sympathy and attention to the elderly from the society.
Victims in Taitung of Taiwan
Mandarin Airlines donated all revenue from the “Dawn of Happiness Flight“ (Around TWD 800,000) to the victims of typhoon in Hungyeh Village, Yanping Township and Tjukuvulj Village, Dawu Township, Taitung County, helping them rehabilitate their communities.