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Through corporate contributions, Visteon demonstrates to its neighbors in communities where it operates that the company cares about them, their families and their future. Visteon supports the belief that a cohesive society is an essential foundation for business success, and that companies thrive with healthier, better-educated and more productive people. Visteon's contributions are concentrated in two focus areas: youth and the environment.

Visteon has funded programs around the world that improve the lives of children by providing food, shelter, health care and mentoring activities. Funding has also been provided for environmental programs that preserve and protect the environment, including the establishment of parks and the protection of wildlife.

Examples of Community Success – 2015
Employees in China Donate School Supplies for Students in Need
Visteon employees in China participated in an initiative to support underprivileged students, organized by Shanghai Sunrise, a charitable program under the umbrella of the Shanghai Charity Foundation. Employees provided 20 gift bags of school supplies, books and sporting goods for the students, who attended the 20th Annual Shanghai Sunrise Pairing Ceremony at the Jing'an Hilton in Shanghai on Nov. 22, 2015.

Visteon has sponsored the program since 2005, donating a total of RMB 345,250 (USD 53,000) to 31 underprivileged students in 10th grade and above. Shanghai Sunrise and the students expressed appreciation for Visteon’s long-term partnership and employee generosity.
Christmas Bazaar in Bulgaria Benefits Youth Development
Visteon employees organized a traditional Christmas bazaar to benefit physically impaired children. The children joined employees at the technical center in Sofia to sell handcrafted gifts created during art classes. The money raised is used for new materials that benefit the children’s mental and social development. Visteon team members also helped organize donations of clothes and food to the “Detchitsa” foundation, which helps physically impaired and orphaned children.
Refugee Camp in Cologne Receives Donations from Visteon Employees
Visteon employees in Karslruhe and Kerpen, Germany, donated toiletries, clothing, boots and shoes for residents of a refugee camp in Cologne. The donation was arranged through Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V., a national organization supporting the disadvantaged and homeless. Founded in 1952, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V., commonly referred to as Die Johanniter, is a voluntary humanitarian organization affiliated with the Brandenburg Bailiwick of the Order of St. John.

Visteon Contributes to India Flood Relief Efforts
Visteon donated funds to the non-profit organization Aid India to support relief efforts related to devastating flooding in the region around Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where the company has manufacturing and technical operations.

Aid India, founded in 1996, has historically supported education quality improvement initiatives and organized massive relief and rehabilitation operations in the flood-affected areas of Chennai. Its efforts include sourcing, sorting, packing and distributing food, water and materials to those who required help. Hundreds of relief trucks reached out to nearly 83,500 people affected by the disaster.

VTCM Volunteers Show Commitment to Community
Visteon employees at the Mexico Technical Center Office (VTCM) in Chihuahua volunteered to collect donations for San Antonio Nursing Home, a local facility run by Franciscan Missionaries of Poor Christ Sisters, which houses senior citizens in need. Visteon volunteers also spent considerable time with residents, interacting over games and conversation.
Life Remodeled Volunteers Clean Up In Detroit
More than 50 volunteers from Visteon’s corporate offices and innovation center in Van Buren Township, Michigan, cleared nearly two blocks of blight in the area surrounding a Detroit high school in the summer of 2015. Armed with work gloves and power tools, volunteers mowed lawns, cut down trees and shrubs, cleared garbage and created safe and inspirational pathways to Osborn High School, as part of the Life Remodeled cleanup.

Visteon also donated to Life Remodeled as part of a larger effort to clean up and maintain the Osborn community. Osborn High School received a new roof and gymnasium bleachers, and many classrooms were remodeled. The Visteon team members were among some 12,000 volunteers who removed blight in a 300-block area of Detroit.
$200,000 Donation Underscores Visteon’s Support for Math, Science Education
Through the non-profit Visteon Fund, Visteon contributed $200,000 over four years to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci), a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-focused museum in Detroit. MiSci will put the Visteon Fund donation toward its many engaging activities, community outreach programs, traveling exhibits and more.

MiSci offers an interactive approach to science, with hands-on exhibits, live shows, theaters and more. The Visteon Fund is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization that has funded programs around the world, primarily aimed at improving the lives of children by providing food, shelter, health care and mentoring activities.

Students Blossom under Engineering Mentorship Program
Visteon was recognized with a special award for its involvement in the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) academy mentorship program at Canton (Michigan) High School in the U.S. The Plymouth-Canton Board of Education acknowledged Visteon’s outstanding efforts in introducing high school students to engineering.

The overall initiative is aimed at 8th to 12th grade students (ages 13-17) who have an interest in science. Visteon participates in the "pathway to engineering track," which provides, among other topics, an opportunity for students to get a hands-on introduction to the principles of engineering and engineering design and development.
Visteon Launches Student Academy Program in Bulgaria
Visteon’s technical center in Sofia, Bulgaria, initiated a pioneering academy program, offering engineering students a unique opportunity to develop their software development and validation skills in a dynamic work environment. Taught by a group of Visteon technical experts, the three-month course offered the graduates an accelerated learning program, focusing on best practices in software development.
Employees in Chelmsford, UK, Support Cancer Awareness Week
Employees at Visteon’s European Corporate Office (VECO) in Chelmsford, UK, supported a nationwide cancer awareness week, raising funds and participating in weekly events. For the first time, multiple organizations – including the Teenage Cancer Trust and Cancer Research UK – were chosen as beneficiaries of the week’s events, each targeting a different area of cancer support and research.

The week started with a bike ride – as a group of 20 VECO employees and friends cycled 25 miles on an assortment of two-wheelers including traditional British bicycles such as the penny farthing and a tandem. Office-based events during the week included a cake sale, raffle, silent auction and a donation station. Fundraising culminated with a “loud shirt day,” which produced a variety of interesting and colorful items of clothing from employees throughout VECO.
UK Employees Volunteer at Children’s Center
A facility in Chelmsford, UK, which offers support to families in need, benefited from a volunteer effort by employees at the European Corporate Office (VECO) in Chelmsford. Employees volunteered at the Chelmsford West children’s center, which provides counseling and outreach services to families with children under 5 years old.

The main aim of the day was to help renovate the outdoor areas of the center – clearing up the garden and adding extra features to the landscape. Before the volunteers arrived, it was difficult for the center to use the outdoor space with young children. By the end of the day, the area was ideal for children to play in and explore.
Carolinas Plant Celebrates National Children’s Day
Visteon’s Carolinas plant in Chihuahua, Mexico, hosted employees’ children to celebrate the national Children’s Day – making the day entertaining with a movie theater matinee. Young visitors were treated to soda, popcorn and other treats to enjoy three movies during the event. Cinderella and Captain America characters welcomed guests, and face painting was offered.
Visteon Recognized for “Active Workplace” in UK
Visteon was named a 2015 "active workplace of the year" by an organization in the UK that supports physical activity and fitness. Visteon accepted the award from Active Essex at a ceremony in Colchester, UK. The achievement recognizes Visteon's efforts to encourage a healthy and active workplace for employees.