CALGARY - SUNCOR ENERGY invested $11.1 million in more than 900 charitable and non-profit groups during 2007.
The company focused on four priority areas:
1) $5.4 million for community projects, including programs that support aboriginal initiatives.
2) $2.7 million for educational programs, specifically in skilled trades, science and technology.
3) $2.4 million for environmental initiatives including conservation projects and community education initiatives.
4) $600,000 on behalf of employees who volunteer and raise funds in their communities.
The Suncor Energy Foundation celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2008. Over the past decade, Suncor and the Foundation have invested more than $57.5 million in charitable and non-profit organizations. See the Community Investment section at www.Suncor.com.