b'INVESTING INLOCAL COMMUNITIES Employees from CMCs corporate office working on landscaping at Gary Sinise Foundation Smart Home.GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITIESHELPING BUILD HOUSES FOR VETERANSOver the last 5All CMC locations operate communityWe proudly continued our corporate partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundations R.I.S.E. years, CMC hasinvestment and engagement initiatives, andprogram to build highly automated smart homes that allow severely wounded veterans to regain invested close toeach location is empowered to select theself-reliance and mobility. A partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation is a natural fit for CMC $3 million in ourorganizations they would like to support,as we employ many veterans at our steel making facilities. in close collaboration with employees. InIn 2017, CMC partnered with the Foundation to build a home for veteran U.S. Air Force Senior local communities. FY17 and 18, we gave a total of $567,620 Airman Byers (Ret.) and his family, and 2018 marked the fifth year that CMC has contributed and $594,230, respectively, to organizationsfinancially and employees volunteered time to build five homes in communities near CMC such as: facilities. We also conduct an annual fundraising campaign, donating a percentage of sales Being an active, contributing member of the communities where we operate is paramountAmerican Cancer Society during the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. to CMCs values. We operate in many smallAmerican Heart Association towns and are proud that the culture ofGary Sinise Foundationcaring and sense of family that we fosterHabitat for Humanity internally extends to these communitiesRelay for Life as well. We align our social outreach withUnited Way initiatives and causes that resonate most withZawiercie Fire Brigade (Poland)our employees. Our approach to giving backZawiercie Brass Band (Poland)to our communities encompasses financialZawiercie Noble Gift initiative (Poland) support through dollars given, in-kind gifts of steel and other construction products, as well as employee volunteerism for causes they care about. The completed Byers home awaits the dedication to the family.24 COMMERCIAL METALS COMPANY252017-2018 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT'