Company recognized for collaboration with The Arc of San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — June 23, 2006 — Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that it has received a 2006 Employment Achievement Award from the Mayor's Committee for Employment of Persons with Disabilities. Salesforce.com was chosen for the award based on its collaboration with The Arc of San Francisco, an organization dedicated to serving, supporting and advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities, to employ The Arc clients.
"For more than six years salesforce.com has worked with our organization to offer employment opportunities to persons with disabilities," said Terry Goodwin, job placement services director at The Arc. "Along with competitive salaries and generous benefits, salesforce.com has fostered individual growth with ongoing training and advancement opportunities."
"This recognition from the mayor's committee represents a very special honor for every salesforce.com employee," said Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. "From the beginning, we at salesforce.com have been committed to establishing an active role in our communities, both here in San Francisco and around the globe. As a fourth-generation San Franciscan, I am especially moved by the committee's recognition."
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