The Institute of International Education - a provider of scholarship and education initiatives throughout the world - has named ExxonMobil as the winner of its 2009 Opening Minds Corporate Leadership Award.
The award is said to recognise ExxonMobil's outstanding global philanthropy, including initiatives that improve the teaching and learning of engineering, technology, maths and science, and the company's support for organisations that seek to improve career opportunities for minorities and women.
Rex Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, accepted the award on September 23 at the 90th Anniversary International Awards Gala in New York, US.
"ExxonMobil is proud of its partnership with the Institute of International Education, and we are honoured to receive this award," he said.
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