Results 2018

Partnerships

Axis Foundation

Axis care about the communities and people in the areas that they work and set up the Axis Foundation with the aim to support small, local and impactful causes. Their focus is on offering the charities and the people in their care a hand-up rather than a hand-out, to ensure that benefits are sustainable and long lasting. To date they have s...

PwC Foundation

The PwC Foundation supports PwC people to have a bigger collective impact together than they could individually. The PwC Foundation was set up in 2011 to promote social inclusion and sustainable development in the UK, and our first fundraising initiative, the Race for £3m, raised over £3.3m, supporting over 23,000 be...

Unite Foundation

Unite Students

Unite are passionate about the transformative power of university and are 100% committed to supporting young people on their university journey, regardless of background, lifestyle or ambitions. There’s no better expression of this purpose than the Foundation and the scholarships it provides. Over our 27-year history, we’ve ...

The Credit Suisse EMEA Foundation

This year, the Credit Suisse EMEA Foundation celebrates its ten-year anniversary. Since inception, the Foundation has been dedicated to improving the educational attainment, aspirations and employability of disadvantaged young people across the region. Central to our ethos is our commitment to funding multi-year partnerships that bring ...

Tesco National Charity Partnership with British Heart Foundation & Diabetes UK

In the UK today, 4 million people are living with Type 2 diabetes and around 7 million people have cardiovascular disease. Millions more are at risk. This is why Diabetes UK, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Tesco joined forces to raise millions and to help young families take small steps to better health. Our ground-breaking three-ye...

Digital Parenting Magazine

Vodafone UK & The Vodafone Foundation with Parent Zone

Parenting in the digital age is becoming increasingly challenging for many families in the UK. At a time when one in three[1] children have experienced cyberbullying , it’s all the more important that parents equip young people with the skills they need to stay safe online. That’s why in 2009 Vodafone’s CSR team launched Digit...

Art Outreach Programme

The Credit Suisse EMEA Foundation with City Year UK & the National Gallery

The Credit Suisse EMEA Foundation, City Year UK and the National Gallery currently deliver an innovative education programme for disadvantaged young people attending inner-city schools in London and the West Midlands. The programme was designed to address barriers which exclude disadvantaged young people from the Arts, and demonstrates meth...

Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society and Little Havens Children's Hospice

Chelmsford Star is a small independent co-op society working from the centre of Essex, where it has been quietly supporting local people and communities for over 150 years.

Operating a range of businesses, including convenience stores, travel agents, funeral homes and department stores, the society has calculated that 33p in ...

Working Together to Connect Children to Nature

Aldi and RSPB

Aldi’s partnership with the RSPB encourages young people to get into nature and build their understanding and love of the great outdoors.

Following research which highlighted the decline in British children spending time outdoors, the RSPB built on its experience working with children to create a programme connecting them with nature a...

PruGOals

Prudential and Greenhouse Sports

Prudential plc, as sponsors of the iconic RideLondon event, decided to focus their support around the event on charity and community engagement. Working with two charity partners, Greenhouse Sports and Teach First, Prudential developed the PruGOals programme to help young people achieve their goals, regardless of social or econo...

'Splashathon' Charity Days

First Choice Holiday Villages and Tommy's

First Choice Holiday Villages were seeking a charity fitting with their goal of delivering the ultimate family holiday. It was clear that they and baby charity Tommy’s had a shared focus on helping more families to create special family moments.

In 2008, they launched their joint fortnightly “Splashathon” charity days, ...

Creating inspiring gardens for seriously ill children spending time in hospices

Kew Green Owned Hotels and Greenfingers Charity

 

Kew Green Hotels felt that the work of Greenfingers Charity was innovative and creative and would capture the imagination of and engage both staff and customers and formed a charity partnership in 2016. Greenfingers Charity is dedicated to enhancing wellbeing for seriously ill children in hospices UK-wide, creating inspiring, inte...

Improving the Journey of Young People Facing Cancer

P&O Cruises and Teenage Cancer Trust

Teenage Cancer Trust and P&O Cruises are celebrating being on their way to achieving their mission of improving the health and well-being of staff, customers and communities. 2017 highlights include; raising enough to fund 2,878 hours of nursing care, 36,000 passengers participating in fundraising activities, a family day fo...

Bellway Homes and Cancer Research UK

Bellway Homes is one of the most successful house builders in the UK. Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Their partnership was established in August 2016 and was to run for 12 months.

There were two key objectives:
– To raise £100,000 to help 3 in 4 people s...

CALA Homes and The Prince's Trust

CALA Homes is now two years into a four-year partnership with The Prince’s Trust. The collaboration is about more than donations and fundraising, it allows CALA and its employees to make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people, giving them the chance to develop their careers through a number of Prince’s...

Thames River Watch Programme

Tideway and Thames21

Tideway, the company building London’s ‘super sewer’ to clean up the River Thames, partnered with environmental charity Thames21 on a community programme to help tackle the scourge of plastic waste. Thames River Watch involves volunteers collecting data about the river’s litter pollution and its water quality. The pl...

The Berkeley Foundation in partnership with The Lord's Taverners Disability Cricket Championships

The Berkeley Group builds homes and neighbourhoods and is a publicly owned company listed on the London Stock Exchange as a FTSE 100 company. In 2014 the Berkeley Group won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development, and it was voted Britain’s second Most Admired Company across all industries in 2017 by Management ...

KPMG and The City Academy Hackney

KPMG has co-sponsored The City Academy, Hackney (TCAH), along with City of London Corporation since its inception in 2009. KPMG provides a holistic programme of support to the school. This includes five positions on the Board of Governors, pro-bono support on financial management and a wide range of academic and employability support...

Together we make a Difference!

Sheffield Hallam University Facilities Directorate and Cavendish Cancer Care

Sheffield Hallam University Facilities Directorate is proud to have raised over £37,000 for Cavendish Cancer Care. A volunteer led Charitable Giving board engaged nearly 600 colleagues and delivered 57 events. We wanted to make the biggest impact possible on the community within which our staff live and work. The charity board’s goa...

Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk

Entertainment One (Peppa Pig) and Save The Children

Save the Children and Peppa Pig embarked on an innovative partnership in January 2016. Save the Children offered Peppa Pig fans the opportunity to deeply engage in a rich and wholesome way with the best-loved brand, whilst Peppa Pig offered Save the Children a new way to raise money and reach new audiences. As part of the partnership, the o...

No Time For Losers

Champion UK with Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People

There’s no time for losers, ’cause we are the Champions. Not just by being the best at what we do – but by being Champions of the work of Rainbows Hospice, our chosen charity we’ve been proud to work with for over 10 years. 2017 was another successful year, raising just over £230,000 – a fantastic...

Home from Home

Weil, Gotshal & Manges with The Sick Children's Trust

A two-year partnership between Weil London, the London office of international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, and The Sick Children’s Trust resulted in more than £145,000 being raised to support families with seriously ill children in hospital in the UK. The partnership included pro bono work and innovative inc...

Charles Russell Speechlys Charity of the Year 2017

Charles Russell Speechlys and Carers Trust

Charles Russell Speechlys and Carers Trust formed a high-impact partnership that was built on collaboration and communication, enabling both parties to reach their shared goals. Charles Russell Speechlys achieved their highest ever fundraising total of £130,000 (73% over target) which supported 1,558 carers in communities local to...

GSK and Save the Children UK

Save the Children and GSK joined forces in 2013, combining our global expertise, skills and energy to help save one million children’s lives by reducing preventable deaths of children under 5. •The partnership supports programme work in 41 countries. We have two multi-million-pound flagship programmes, in the Democratic Repub...

A partnership changing diabetes care for the better

Novo Nordisk and Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity for people affected by diabetes. Novo Nordisk has international experience innovating diabetes care. We are trailblazing experts, with unrivalled ability to tackle the diabetes crisis. Together we are creating leaders and revolutionising diabetes care. We combined our resources and expertise aiming to build th...

Simplyhealth and Royal Voluntary Services

A purpose-driven impact-led partnership. Breaking the revolving door between hospital and home for the isolated elderly. An ageing population is creating considerable challenges for the NHS and Social Care. On returning home after a hospital stay, the isolated elderly can find themselves being readmitted to hospital for no other reason than bec...

Simply Business and Whizz-Kidz

Simply Business partnered with Whizz-Kidz to build a brighter future for young disabled people by raising £150,000 within three years (the equivalent cost of clearing the mobility equipment waiting list where the company is based), and are committed to working together for at least the next ten years. Charitable activity is part of th...

Barclays Round Britain Voyage 2017

Barclays Bank and Jubilee Sailing Trust

In 2017, Barclays employees sailed around the country with the Jubilee Sailing Trust, to engage with communities across the UK and raise awareness of JST’s mission of social inclusion and diversity. This challenge involved 750 Barclays staff, 50 charity partners, JST and small businesses across the country, with Barclays s...

Investec/Arrival partnership and Invest for Success

Investec and Arrival Education

Investec recognises that to be sustainable in the long-term it needs to have a positive impact on our local communities. For the last ten years we have partnered with social mobility social enterprise Arrival Education, helping to create and deliver their flagship youth talent development programme. Arrival works to equip young people from dive...

Inspiring Generations

HSBC with Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

WWT and HSBC’s ‘Inspiring Generations’ programme has given thousands of school children from disadvantaged backgrounds the chance to experience and be inspired by nature. Free school visits, new school resources, and building the infrastructure around school visits are at the core of the programme. Over the past five years...

Volunteer Africa

Citi with VSO & Balloon Ventures

Citi, a global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions, including across Africa. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, co...

The Team Challenge 2017

NatWest Bank and The Conservation Volunteers

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone, communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places. TCV and NatWest Bank celebrated the 10th year of our Team Challenge community partnership in 2017. By partnering with T...

Hobbycraft and Together for Short Lives

In 2017 Hobbycraft and Together for Short Lives celebrated their fifth year in partnership and will soon reach a huge fundraising milestone - £1,000,000. Hobbycraft is the UK’s number one arts and crafts retailer. Together for Short Lives is the UK charity for children’s hospices. Together they raise vital funds and awaren...

Christmas Jumper Collaboration

Selfish Mother and Save the Children

For two consecutive years Selfish Mother, the blogzine platform for parents, and international children’s charity, Save the Children, joined forces to engage high profile celebrities and create a range of slogan sweatshirts that not only look good, but do good too. In support of Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper D...

Amazon and In Kind Direct

In Kind Direct, a charity founded by HRH Prince of Wales, inspires product giving for social good. We work with over 9,000 not-for-profit organisations and 1,000 companies to help ensure that everyone has access to life's essentials and that no usable product goes to waste.
 

ShoeShare

Clarks and Unicef UK

Clarks has been working in partnership with UNICEF since 2008 to deliver ShoeShare, an initiative which helps children around the world access their right to education. To date, the partnership has raised over £1m to support the education of vulnerable children. ShoeShare works by allowing the public to donate old or unwanted shoes vi...

Co-op and British Red Cross

Together, Co-op and British Red Cross are tackling loneliness and social isolation across the UK. We have changed perceptions that loneliness is an issue only affecting those in later life. We have reduced stigma around admitting feelings of loneliness; raised £6.5million; introduced innovative new services; inspired hundreds to volunteer...

Mentor Scheme

Dulux UK and Outward Bound Trust

Dulux has been delivering pro-bono support for The Outward Bound Trust charity (OBT) for over 13 years. This charity makes a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people. It gives them a chance to go on a journey of self-discovery through powerful, challenging, outdoor adventure courses. By taking on and overcoming these chall...

#NotWhaleFood

BRITA UK and Whale and Dolphin Conservation UK

Single-use plastics are causing major damage to marine life. BRITA UK joined forces with Whale and Dolphin Conservation UK to raise awareness of the threat from the 13m tonnes of plastic that leak into our seas annually, and empower individuals to make positive choices, such as using refillable bottles. #NotWhaleFood brings together WDC&rsq...

Iceland Charity of the Year Partnership

Iceland with Alzheimer's Society & Alzheimer Scotland

Iceland’s charity partnership with Alzheimer’s Society is the latest phase in the company’s long-running campaign to beat dementia. The partnership motivated Iceland colleagues to raise more than £500,000 in their annual Charity Week in 2017, as part of a year-long fundraising drive that raised a total of £944&...

Jardine Motors Group and Whizz-Kidz

Jardine Motors Group (JMG) is an automotive retail group, representing 20 iconic manufacturers from our 70 UK dealerships, including Aston Martin, Porsche, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Whizz-Kidz, a charity supporting disabled children through mobility equipment and support services, is a natural fit as charity partners; we both ...

Hyundai Motor UK and Stand Up To Cancer

Hyundai Motor UK and Cancer Research UK

In 2017 Hyundai Motor UK entered its first official charity partnership, supporting Cancer Research UK’s Stand Up To Cancer campaign. To date the partnership has raised more than £235,000 to fund research. This was the first time Hyundai’s UK employees had been tasked to fundraise for a charity partner and really rose to t...

CarShop Cares Programme

CarShop and Global's Make Some Noise

CarShop has formed a formidable relationship with Global's Make Some Noise under the CarShop Cares Charity Programme, following a company-wide vote to select a national charity partner.

CarShop has raised an amazing £89,000 for Global’s Make Some Noise through a number of initiatives. Employees have contributed hugely tow...

Innovation

First Time for Everything

Prudential UK and Royal Voluntary Service

Prudential UK and RVS are working in partnership to encourage thousands of older people across the UK to stay active, engaged and connected to their communities. Staying connected is a key driver to ageing well, with social connection being as important as health and financial security, but our research shows that one in eight over 60s ...

Connect with Work

Barclays with Catch22 & The Prince’s Trust

Connect with Work is Barclays’ innovative employability programme aimed at people with the aptitude and attitude to enter work, but who face barriers such as lack of qualifications, experience or confidence.

In partnership with The Prince’s Trust and Catch22, Connect with Work supports the development of work skills and c...

Bekaa Valley Humanitarian Effectiveness Project

Qlik and Medair

We (Medair) are an international aid agency working in 13 countries. Our corporate partner, Qlik, is an international Business Intelligence software company. Qlik provides us with free use of their world class suite of Business Intelligence software, technical consulting and financial donations. The reach and impact of our work has incr...

Developing the UK's first safe-house for LGBTI refugees

Weil, Gotshal & Manges with Micro Rainbow International

Weil London aided Micro Rainbow International (MRI) in a series of matters that has resulted in the successful opening of the first safe house for LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees in the U.K.

MRI is a social enterprise that tackles poverty and discrimination of LGBTI refugees through enterprise, training and housing. Each year, 1,30...

By Your Side

Lloyds Bank and Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support and Lloyds Bank have developed a dedicated Cancer Support Service (CSS) which provides specialist advice for customers affected by cancer. To promote the service, Lloyds Bank launched an integrated, multi-channel brand campaign ‘By Your Side’, featuring Macmillan and the CSS, which focused on rai...

Christmas Jumper Day

Arsenal & The Arsenal Foundation with Save the Children

We all know December is the most magical time of year, and Save the Children wanted it to be our biggest December yet for Christmas Jumper Day – engaging millions across the UK to don their daftest, most wonderful woollies – all for a great cause. We turned to our longstanding partner, The Arsenal Foundation, whose like-...

#GiveAMemory

HSBC UK with Alzheimer's Society & Alzheimer Scotland

In 2016, HSBC launched a strategic partnership with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland. Together, we hope to make a positive difference to the lives of people affected by dementia. The partnership funds key support services, enabling people affected by dementia to live well and be a part of their community for as long as p...

Vision Van

Vision Express and International Glaucoma Association

Vision Express commissioned its sophisticated mobile eye testing unit, the Vision Van, as part of a healthcare initiative to drive awareness of glaucoma, during World Glaucoma Week 2017. Targeting areas with suspected high prevalence of the condition, Vision Express worked with the International Glaucoma Association - one of its cha...

All Worth It

L'Oréal Paris and The Prince's Trust

In February 2017, L’Oréal Paris and The Prince’s Trust announced a new three-year collaboration and the launch of the ‘All Worth It’ confidence training programme, delivered in centres and online, to help 10,000 young people across the UK turn their self-doubt into self-worth.

The partnership addres...

The Great Tesco Walk

Tesco National Charity Partnership and British Heart Foundation & Diabetes UK

The Great Tesco Walk was one of the biggest fundraising events in Tesco’s history and formed part of its commitment to helping colleagues and customers live healthier lives. Funds were being raised for the Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation, through the National Charity Partnership (NCP). The NCP aimed to help colleagues and cus...

Pedometer Challenge 2017

ISS UK and The Prince's Trust

The ISS UK Pedometer Challenge is our most successful annual fundraising event, supporting our partnership with The Prince’s Trust raising over £30,000. In 2017 630 employees virtually walked 800 miles from Vienna to Bucharest raising over £10,000 to support our bespoke employability programmes delivered with The Princ...

Barclays Round Britain Voyage 2017

Barclays Bank and Jubilee Sailing Trust

In 2017, Barclays employees sailed around the country with the Jubilee Sailing Trust, to engage with communities across the UK and raise awareness of JST’s mission of social inclusion and diversity. This challenge involved 750 Barclays staff, 50 charity partners, JST and small businesses across the country, with Barclays s...

Macmillan Mighty Hikes

Sainsbury's Argos and Macmillan Cancer Support

Argos has supported Macmillan since March 2015 when 40% of Argos colleagues voted to support the charity over 4 other worthy causes. Since 2015, the partnership has had a direct impact on people living with cancer raising over £2.5m. Originally a two-year partnership, Argos extended the partnership by a further year, with a commit...

The Four Oarsmen - The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Taylor Wessing

Dicky Taylor, George Biggar, Peter Robinson and Stuart Watts –The Four Oarsmen – crossed the finish line of The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on Saturday 13 January 2018, rowing into English Bay, Antigua, after 29 days at sea setting a new world record: six days faster than the previous world record holders. The...

Heathrow

Heathrow has a long history of working in partnership with charities and of employees engaging in activities and campaigns to support them. Our partnerships with Oxfam, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and the Heathrow Community Fund increase employee mojo, make Heathrow a great place to work and enable us to give something back to local com...

Brew and Bake

FirstGroup

With almost 30,000 employees, many working shifts across different businesses and locations, FirstGroup and Prostate Cancer UK faced a challenge communicating and organising fundraising activities. Working in partnership, we rebranded a simple bake sale event and created a set of bespoke supporting materials, allowing local team...

Talent

GSK

What is the project?
GSK’s partnership with Save the Children supports work to save children’s lives in 41 different
countries.Two multi-million-pound flagship programmes, in the Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC) and Kenya, tackle severe challenges in the supply of and demand for effective healthcare for
mothers and their b...

Susan Barrowman, Charity Partnerships Manager (Harrods)

Harrods with NSPCC

Susan Barrowman was instrumental in pushing Harrod's to go beyond employee donations, and in December 2017 she helped to spearhead the negotiations for a partnership extension between Harrods and the NSPCC that will see the business give £1.3m over 4 years, more than tripling their support for vulnerable children. Susan committed ...

Yorkshire Building Society

Yorkshire Building Society has assets of £42.0 billion and has more than 3 million customers.

The Society’s CSR team is made up of eight dedicated experts.

The Society launched its corporate responsibility strategy, Society Matters, in 2017 to make a lasting, positive impact on society.

The Society Matters strategy ...

Amey Kent Highways

We’re proud to be creating better places to live, work and travel. Our core set of values of putting people first, delivering great service and creating better solutions are the building blocks of how we do things and what’s important to us. They help us forge strong relationships with our customers, partners and supply chai...

Corporate Responsibility

Prudential UK

The Prudential UK CR team are a small team making a big impact, committed to accelerating the CR journey of the business and its employees. Leading a step change in awareness levels and understanding of community investment across Prudential UK has encouraged more employees to undertake volunteering that positively impacts their skills and our ...
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