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3M is helping to improve lives through science.

3Mgives promotes stronger and more sustainable communities through financial investments, product donations and our most impactful resource, our people.

  • Investing our resources. Investing ourselves.

    3Mgives improves lives and builds sustainable communities through social investments and thoughtful engagement of 3Mers worldwide. 3M was one of the first companies to establish a foundation in 1953. Our commitment to the community continues today. 3M harnesses financial investments, business expertise and our people to maximize impact in 3M communities.

    3Mgives continues to support initiatives that have a real impact in communities and that provide solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges. Our investments are more impactful as a result of partnerships with organizations with a proven track record for delivering results.

    2020 Year in Review (PDF, 104 KB)

3Mgives makes a positive impact in our three focus areas.

  • 3M Gives - Education

    3Mgives supports initiatives that increase student interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and innovation to help build a diverse pipeline of future leaders.

    For example, the Singapore 3M Science Outreach Program shares the magic of science with students through interactive workshops, visits to 3M and science-based innovation talks. Since 2007, 7,000+ students have seen how science comes to life under this program.

  • 3M Gives - Community

    3Mgives enhances community vibrancy and improves lives in Singapore through sustained and inclusive programs.

    For example, since 2013, we have organized the annual 3M Step-Up Challenge at South East (now known as 3M Moves @ South East) in collaboration with the South East Community Development Council. This fitness-and-charity program rallies people from all walks of life to exercise to raise useful 3M products for those in need.

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    3Mgives invests in programs that help foster a more sustainable world.

    In one example, 3M supported the 2016 Singapore Sustainable Built Environment Conference organized by the Building & Construction Authority.

Building community through the time and talent of our people.

3Mers love making a difference—especially when they can apply science and innovation to change lives. We’re proud of their efforts and encourage them to improve lives in their communities.

  • 3M Global Volunteer Day

    Every year, 3Mers in global locations come together to to improve lives as part of our annual Global Volunteer Day. And that’s just one of the ways 3Mers work to make our communities better places to live.