Society Program

Corporate Social Responsibility

Society Program

At the AO we want to be good global citizens. So we have created a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy in which we aim to operate all aspects of our daily business in a way that takes into account our impact on people, the environment, and society. There are a number of CSR activities which we are currently involved in. To discover more select one of the three Programs listed on the right.

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​​​​Key activities

AO Alliance Foundation

We invest annually in the developmental nonprofit organization dedicated to improving fracture care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

​Disaster Limb Injuries Project

A field guide and education materials to improve the care of patients with wounds and orthopedic injuries suffered during disasters and complex emergencies.

​Play Safe with Sisimpur

An AO Strategy Fund project to prevent childhood injury in Bangladesh using the vehicle of one of the world's foremost leaders in children's education, Sesame Workshop.

​ARGO sponsorship

ARGO is a foundation with commercial workshops and residential homes for adults with disabilities in Davos and one of the local charities that we support.

​Per diem donation

AO surgeon faculty and board members are able to donate a percentage of their per diems in support of the AO's CSR activities.


The AO in Davos offers four apprenticeship programs to local young people in commercial apprenticeship, poly-technician, laboratory technician and computer specialist.

​HCD sponsorship

We enable comprehensive sports medical care for the HCD Juniors and fosters health management and athletic well-being.


ARI's accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care defines the AO as having the highest possible standards of animal care.

​Schools program

Students from local primary and middle schools in Davos visit us at the AO Center and the Davos Courses to discover the world of AO for themselves.