San Francisco, California, December 1, 2009 — Levi Strauss & Co. continued more than 25 years of pioneering leadership on HIV/AIDS by commemorating World AIDS Day 2009 with support from pioneering artists around the world. The company launched a global web site that spotlights work of global artists’ interpretation of World AIDS Day and encourages consumers to “know your status” in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Levi Strauss Foundation also announced $2 million in grants in 2009 for organizations engaging in groundbreaking work on the pandemic.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2009 — On May 1, “501 Day,” more than 800 Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&CO.) employees in San Francisco will step away from their computers and workstations to spread out across the city and spend the day providing volunteer work at 27 local nonprofit organizations. Employees will be busy with a variety of labor-intensive activities, including painting, cleaning, gardening and other much-needed tasks to help local organizations that focus on health issues; the homeless; HIV/AIDS; the Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender community; youth and schools; and the environment.