In many ways, both big or small, UNICOR and its people give time and effort to support communities and the environment.
UNICOR is more than a business; we are part of society. As a group, we contribute to developing opportunities that improve life in the communities where we are active.
UNICOR's sponsorship of cultural and sporting activities is diverse and global.
UNICOR supports a range of charitable social programmes and events. In general, our focus is on projects that help children and contribute to building a better future for communities.
UNICOR believes it is essential to maintain close links between academia and industry. We work actively to make this happen.
Cristo Rey Jesuit UNICOR sponsors students from the Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School for the Corporate Work-Study Program. UNICOR empowers participating students with valuable professional experience throughout the course of the hands-on work program. Cristo Rey Jesuit program offer college prep education to students from low-income families in the Houston, Texas area.
Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA) UNICOR is a founding member of the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association that was established to represent the local trading community. STSA, in collaboration with the University of Geneva and other institutions, develops and runs specific training programmes in which senior UNICOR personnel participate as visiting lecturers.
Industry and academic forums UNICOR's managers regularly speak at universities, including EPFL at Lausanne, HEG at Geneva, or conferences such as the 2010 & 2013 Oxford Energy Market roundtable. UNICOR also sponsors the Master of Management des Opérations de Marchés (MOM) at Lyon University. We also welcome students from the London Business School during their Commodity Treck in Geneva.
Apprentice Program UNICOR believes that paths to success don't all start with a college degree. One of those key other paths is that of Apprenticeship, an age old, but newly refreshed way to gain knowledge and skills through practical experience and learning that puts people into the positions rather than taking a theoretical approach.