S otheby’s is honored to be selected as a City & State Corporate Social Responsibility Award honoree for outstanding work facilitating Corporate-Community Partnerships. City & State CSR showcases outstanding New York business leaders and corporations for their work in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility. The Corporate-Community Partnership awards recognizes individuals and organizations that play a key role in initiatives that strengthen our city and revitalize communities such as providing local jobs, giving to local nonprofits and encouraging employees to volunteer in the community.
Sotheby’s “Bid for Better” Corporate Social Responsibility program focuses on promoting art and education, community, and the environment through a coordinated, global approach that includes volunteering, fundraising, and community engagement. Sotheby’s New York partners with a number of non-profit organizations, including Urban Arts Partnership, Free Arts NYC, and Prep for Prep to provide access to the arts and art professionals. We regularly host students for a variety of programs including gallery tours, mock auctions, art-making, internships, and career exploration. Sotheby’s encourages our employees to be engaged in their communities by hosting fundraisers, drives, and providing volunteer opportunities with local organizations.
LEAD IMAGE: ANNUAL UPPER EAST SIDE NYCDOE PUBLIC SCHOOL ART SHOW AT SOTHEBY’S, HOSTED BY COUNCIL MEMBER BEN KALLOS AND ORGANIZED BY WAN LING FAHRER, UNIVERSITY COUNCIL FOR ART EDUCATION AND PATRICIA CORREGE, PS 183.
For further information on Sotheby's "Bid For Better" Corporate Social Responsibility Program, please contact CSR@SOTHEBYS.COM.