Spain headquartered leading technology supplier Russula has launched a corporate social responsibility initiative in Brazil and reached an agreement with the Gerdau Charqueada plant in Brazil to donate a percentage of the project revenues to the social charity of their choice that will directly benefit the local community. Russula said “Russula is committed to strengthening the communities in which we operate, as well as those in which our customers operate. The contribution will be used to enhance community wellbeing in low-income areas.”Driven by employee volunteers, Gerdau has an extensive social responsibility program supporting food banks, shelters research organizations and educational institutions.1 In 2020, the Gerdau Charqueada mill produced approximately 400,000 liters of 70% alcohol, subsequently donated to the public health system, benefiting 200 families in the region at the height of the COVID pandemic.2 In 2021, Gerdau launched another CSR initiative called ‘Reforma que transforma’ , which has the ten year aim to help 13,000 families improve their housing, creating dignified, safe residences that will have a broad and positive impact on society, improving health, education, food, security and social and family relationships. 3Since 1999, Russula has had an established presence in São Paulo that offers sales, engineering, project execution, administration, and training for the South America region. In response to market demand, Russula has opened a second office in Volta Redonda. The office is operational and allows Russula to work closely alongside its customers to offer world-class technical support.