A core value of Kem Krest is IMPACT. Through volunteer committees, Kem Krest employees have spearheaded initiatives and made great progress on areas we are passionate about.
We feel that it is our obligation to service our local community through outreach and focus. Members of our staff are encouraged to join boards or committees in efforts to support organizations we care about, including:
Our staff donates over 700 volunteer hours a year to these and other great organizations.
Since 2007, Kem Krest has been proud to underwrite the IUSB Business plan competition. In efforts to help promote the entrepreneurial spirit for students of Indiana University South Bend, Kem Krest has collaboratively worked with IUSB’s School of Business to develop a program that allows students to develop and present business ideas. Since its inception winners have received over $20,000 in startup capital and mentoring for their business launch. To find out more: https://www.iusb.edu/buse/docs/2012KemKrest_Insert.pdf
Our wellness committee is tasked with bringing education, programming, and awareness to a healthy lifestyle. Wellness events have included fun runs, walking programs, healthy eating programs, “the biggest loser” competitions, stress management, lunch & learn trainings and wellness fairs. A healthy workforce is a happy workforce and at Kem Krest wellness is becoming integral to our way of life.
Through our Green Committee we have brought additional focus and attention to eliminating recyclables from our waste stream and looking for environmentally friendly options in the materials we use and an overall commitment to sustainability. Through our green team efforts we have diverted 69.63 tons of material from the landfill in 2012 and we continue to find better ways to preserve our environment.