• An Amped Innovation staff member carrying one of its solar generators on his shoulder—smiling, wearing black Amped Innovation t-shirt.

    The Autodesk Foundation celebrates a successful 2022 E4C Summer Fellowship

    Following the success of its inaugural Engineering for Change (E4C) Summer Fellowship in 2021, the Autodesk Foundation supported another 25 E4C Summer Fellows in 2022 who worked on engineering projects spanning 15 countries and five continents, advancing 12 of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Graphic lockup of three new Autodesk Foundation Board members: Trenton Arthur, Vice President, Product Management, Autodesk, Inc.; Haresh Khoobchandani, Vice President, Sales, APAC, Autodesk, Inc.; and Dara Treseder, Chief Marketing Officer, Autodesk, Inc.

    The Autodesk Foundation expands its board of directors

    The Autodesk Foundation welcomes three new members to its board of directors: Trenton Arthur, Vice President, Product Management, Autodesk, Inc.; Haresh Khoobchandani, Vice President, Sales, APAC, Autodesk, Inc.; and Dara Treseder, Chief Marketing Officer, Autodesk, Inc.

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    FY22 impact report

    Image courtesy of Bridges to Prosperity By Christine Stoner, Executive Director, Autodesk Foundation and Jean Shia, Managing Director, Impact Investment and Management, Autodesk Foundation At a time when humanity is reeling—from the pandemic and its aftershocks to the scorching effects of climate change —we find reason to hope in the vision, tenacity, and innovation of […]

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    Our investment in Pallet

    By Beth Foster and Kate McElligott 1.6 billion lack adequate shelter There are currently 1.6 billion people worldwide who lack adequate shelter, and more than half a million people in the United States experiencing homelessness. And as climate change accelerates, homelessness due to sudden-onset natural disasters will increase. Since 2008, an average of 25 million […]

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    2022 Tech Lead Development Program

    Autodesk Foundation’s first Tech Lead Development Program is designed to facilitate learning for the most in-demand nontechnical skills.

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    Autodesk Barcelona’s culture of giving

    For the past two years in Autodesk’s Barcelona Office, the Giving Back Committee has kept up a steady drumbeat of pro bono and volunteer opportunities for nearly 600 Autodeskers in Barcelona. Year-round work culminates in an annual auction raising 15,000 euros The December Holiday Auction, where employees bid on items like restaurant vouchers and personal […]

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    Customizing pro bono for legal expertise

    Attorneys Susie Berg and Jeff Kaban were still relatively new to Autodesk when they volunteered to develop a pro bono program for the Autodesk Legal Department in 2020. With pandemic lockdowns in full effect and racial justice protests nationwide, it was a tumultuous but opportune time to create the program. “A lot of issues that […]

  • Autodesk employees’ connection to giving and community

    Global Month of Giving at Autodesk kicks off on Giving Tuesday, November 30th, a time to foster and celebrate the generosity, hope, and connection created through charitable giving. Each year, Autodesk employees are eligible for up to $5,000 in matching funds from the Autodesk Foundation, doubling the impact of their charitable giving to communities and […]

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    Meet five organizations leveraging Engineering for Change Fellows for impact

    Fellows apply architecture, engineering, and design expertise to solutions to climate change and inequality alongside nonprofits and startups.

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    Employees support innovative housing solutions through pro bono consulting

    More than 1.6 billion people around the world lack adequate and decent shelter. In 2017, Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter launched ShelterTech, a platform for affordable housing innovation, including regional accelerators to provide shelter-focused startups with business support and mentorship. Through a customized pro bono mentorship program, Autodesk employees are using […]