Y‑12 releases 2011 Community Investment Report

Posted: March 19, 2012 - 3:34am

B&W Y‑12, the managing contractor at the Y‑12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., recently released its 2011 Community Investment Report, published annually to summarize corporate and employee philanthropic activities. The report is distributed to several hundred stakeholders, from the local community up to Congress and the Department of Energy.

B&W Y‑12 is the second-largest manufacturing facility in East Tennessee, employing 4,600 people directly, in addition to subcontractors, and 2011 highlights include:

  • The Y‑12 site’s highest and one of the region’s largest United Way contributions ($967,000).
  • Two new major community commitments-a total of $400,000 over four years to Knoxville’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy and $250,000 over four years to Emory Valley Center.
  • Support for a wide variety of educational, charitable and cultural initiatives throughout East Tennessee.

The report is online at http://www.y12.doe.gov/community/. If you would like a copy mailed to you, or would like to discuss our community involvement further, please contact Y‑12 Public Affairs at 865.574.1640.
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B&W Y-12, a limited liability enterprise of The Babcock and Wilcox Company and Bechtel National Inc., operates the Y-12 National Security Complex for the National Nuclear Security Administration.

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