Enhancing Communities We aspire to leverage our one-of-a-kind skills to be a significant force for good. At Fossil Group, making a positive impact has always been central to who we are. Our employees are changemakers who share their time, voice, and authentic selves to make a difference in the global communities where we live and work. We are humbled by how much our employees have embraced our purpose, and are inspired to make even more time for good. Empowering Women and Girls We aspire to amplify the power of women and girls through education and mentorship. With a workforce that is more than 65% female, Fossil Group recognizes the power of investing in women and girls to ignite social change. We’re committed to elevating the voices of women, not just in our workplace, but also in our communities around the globe. We believe by tapping into our diverse workforce and expanding opportunities for women and girls, we will drive even more innovation and impact.

Our Strategy

We’re engaging our global workforce with as many local community engagement opportunities as possible. Our foundation focuses on unleashing the power of underserved youth around the world.

2020 Goal

Positively impact 1 million underserved young lives

2025 Goal

Provide community engagement opportunities to all employees

2025 Goal

Empower 5 million young changemakers

Our goal is to provide community engagement opportunities to all employees.

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Our Make Time for Good Tours dedicate time in the spring and fall of each year for employees around the world to participate in volunteerism. This company-sponsored time supports the communities where we live and work, impacting more than 200 global charities across 15 countries to date.
We are humbled by our employees’ generosity with causes they care about. To honor the diversity of employee giving, we match charitable donations to nonprofit organizations in local and global communities.
Make Time For Good Tours Matching Gift Program Volunteer Time Off
Our employees share their time and talent with causes and charitable organizations of their choice, making a difference in the global communities where we live and work. We support volunteerism by offering employees up to 16 hours of paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO) per year.
Social Impact Collective
We are passionate about supporting social impact programs in our communities. Through the Social Impact Collective, we welcome community partners to utilize our Fossil office as their own – with access to wifi, conference rooms, and printers, as well as cross-collaboration with Fossil Group employees. We currently partner with Step Up in the U.S. and Rock Your Life Mentoring in Switzerland.
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Make Time for Good Tours

Our Make Time for Good tours dedicate time in the Spring and Fall of each year for employees around the world to participate in volunteerism. This company-sponsored time supports the communities where we live and work, impacting more than 200 global charities across 15 countries to date.


Matching Gift Program

We are humbled by our employees’ generosity with causes they care about. To honor the diversity of employee giving, we match charitable donations to nonprofit organizations in local and global communities.


Volunteer Time Off

Our employees share their time and talent with causes and charitable organizations of their choice, making a difference in the global communities where we live and work. We support volunteerism by offering employees up to 16 hours of paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO) per year.


Social Impact Collective

We are passionate about supporting social impact programs in our communities. Through a Social Impact Collective, we welcome community partners to utilize our Fossil office as their own—with access to wifi, conference rooms, and printers, as well as cross-collaboration with Fossil Group employees. We currently partner with Step Up in the U.S. and Rock Your Life Mentoring in Switzerland.


Disruptive technologies like automation and AI will make millions of jobs obsolete, disproportionately affecting youth who lack access to education and skills training. Fossil Foundation has teamed up with Unreasonable Group, Accenture, and Pearson to ensure underserved youth find new pathways to thrive. It’s up to us to help prepare young people for a changing world of work. How We'll Get There Reshaping how underserved youth succeed How We'll Get There Reshaping how underserved youth succeed Disruptive technologies like automation and AI will make millions of jobs obsolete, disproportionately affecting youth who lack access to education and skills training. Fossil Foundation has teamed up with Unreasonable Group, Accenture, and Pearson to ensure underserved youth find new pathways to thrive. It’s up to us to help prepare young people for a changing world of work. Photo Via Unreasonable Our onsite community garden empowers employees to participate in the research and cultivation of organic gardening while supporting a local food pantry that serves over 2,100 households with donated produce. In 2019, the garden’s four plots produced nearly 400 pounds of fresh produce that was donated to our pantry partner, NETWORK. How We'll Get There Growing food for our communities How We'll Get There Growing food for our communities Our onsite community garden empowers employees to participate in the research and cultivation of organic gardening while supporting a local food pantry that serves over 2,100 households with donated produce. In 2019, the garden’s four plots produced nearly 400 pounds of fresh produce that was donated to our pantry partner, NETWORK. Works of HeART started eight years ago as an opportunity for our employees to showcase their creative talent outside of work and support a local nonprofit, Big Thought. It has evolved into something much bigger—a highly anticipated annual art auction, a collaboration between Fossil Group and Big Thought, and an opportunity for community engagement. How We'll Get There Art for good How We'll Get There Art for good Works of HeART started eight years ago as an opportunity for our employees to showcase their creative talent outside of work and support a local nonprofit, Big Thought. It has evolved into something much bigger—a highly anticipated annual art auction, a collaboration between Fossil Group and Big Thought, and an opportunity for community engagement.

Unleashing the power of underserved youth around the world

Nearly 90% of today’s 1.8 billion youth face significant challenges to accessing quality education and meaningful work. By helping underserved youth achieve their dreams, we enable a world of unlimited possibilities.

Supported by Fossil Group, Fossil Foundation invests in solutions that help underserved youth overcome the opportunity gap.


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“Young people are our most important asset, they are the future of our country. Despite this, they face high rates of unemployment. We must chart a brighter future, together with young people, where they can live their full potential. We thank Fossil Foundation for joining us on this journey.”

Kennedy Odede,
Social Entrepreneur and Co-founder, SHOFCO


$130K donated
by employees to more than 200 organizations annually around the world

900k underserved youth empowered to develop life skills with Fossil Foundation support

16 hours of Volunteer Time Off for employees per year in addition to corporate sponsored service projects in the Fall and Spring

This commitment aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

E_SDG goals_icons-individual-rgb-01Goal 3: Good Health and Well-beingGoal 4: Quality EducationSDG Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGoal 10: Reduced InequalitiesGoal 17: Partnerships for the Goals


Our Stories

From enhancing communities to empowering others, our people show up for good. (And we love it.)


We’re inspiring our global employees to positively impact our communities in an authentic way.

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