Corporate Collaborative: Parks for People-SF
Each of the following corporate community leaders contributed $1 million to help make San Francisco a better place to live, work, and play.
Banana Republic is a global accessible luxury brand that delivers the best in city style. Characterized by elevated design and luxurious fabrications, the Banana Republic lifestyle collections include apparel, handbags, jewelry, fragrance and eyewear. Banana Republic, a division of San Francisco-based Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS), can be found at over 500 retail locations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Japan, BananaRepublic.com, or (888) BR-STYLE.
Levi Strauss Foundation
The Levi Strauss Foundation was founded in 1952 to lead Levi Strauss and Co.’s charitable giving. Today the foundation works to advance the human rights and well being of underserved people touched by the company’s business by taking courageous risks and supporting innovative community partnerships. Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&CO.) is one of the world’s leading branded apparel companies, marketing its products in more than 110 countries worldwide. www.levistrauss.com
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 18th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes, and improving the quality and safety of patient care. McKesson is the longest-operating company in healthcare, marking its 175th anniversary this year. www.mckesson.com
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation, is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to 15 million people in northern and central California. www.pge.com/about/
Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation
The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation builds strong and vibrant communities, improves quality of life, and makes a positive difference. With headquarters in San Francisco, Wells Fargo is the top corporate giver among financial services companies to local nonprofits. Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance through more than 10,000 stores and 12,000 ATMs and the internet. www.wellsfargo.com