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Levi Strauss & Co. & the Levi Strauss Foundation: Pioneers in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS for 30 years

Posted 20 juillet 2012, 10:09 , by Guest

By Paurvi Bhatt, Senior Director of Strategic Health Initiatives at Levi Strauss & Co.

Thirty years ago, leaders and employees at Levi Strauss & Co., facing the loss of colleagues and friends, came together to support each other and raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. We were one of the first companies to do so. A few years later, in 1987, our employees joined others in remembering our affected colleagues by creating an AIDS Memorial Quilt panel. It was a small step in the wake of tremendous loss, but it symbolized our commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS. 

Now, after three decades of leading the business response to HIV/AIDS, Levi Strauss & Co. is proud to present our new panel for the AIDS Memorial Quilt. This time, the panel represents our commitment to end HIV/AIDS in our lifetime. It captures the voice of this generation of Levi Strauss & Co. employees – committed and ready to create an HIV-free future.  More...