Carlos Slim Foundation Company Profile
The Foundation was incorporated in 1986 as Asociación Carso A.C., changed its name in February 2006 to Fundación Carso, A.C. In May 24, to Fundación Carlos Slim, with the mission to establish a range of non-lucrative projects in education, health, justice and personal and community development by contributing human and financial resources to equip Mexican society with the necessary tools to succeed professionally and socially. Fundación Carlos Slim, has an endowment of US$3.5 billion. The objectives of the organization have been strengthened and developed over time, based primarily on the following principles: Promote education, sports, cultural and artistic activities; provide aid to hospitals, orphanages, disadvantaged people and social welfare institutions. Establish good faith as a business standard and in the professions; foster appreciation of all civil service occupations and respect for our own service to society. Grant scholarships to students, professionals, teachers and emissaries of culture at large, in order to begin, continue and apply their learning to all fields of knowledge at domestic and international centers of higher education. Assist in opening, promoting, fostering, sponsoring, subsidizing, funding and supporting libraries, newspaper archives, museums and exhibits. Create and support printers and publishing companies that publish bulletins, books and all kinds of printed works. Organize programs to promote, foster, sponsor and subsidize seminars, presentations, meetings and conferences with renowned pedagogical and scientific experts. Acquire or build all types of urban property and real estate in order to achieve the desired goals.