INNOVATION

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

MAKE A DIFFERENCE POP-UP EVENT

Barclays

Barclays is committed to helping its customers, clients, colleagues, and the wider community deal with the unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by COVID-19.To support the communities where we live and work, Barclays established a £100m COVID-19 Community Aid Package. Part of this package includes a COVID-19 Colleague Matched...

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GIVING YOUR WAY

Octopus Group

Agency: Charity partner: Octopus Giving

Giving Your Way is our initiative to increase employee engagement in volunteering. It has been designed to facilitate the growth of charitable behaviors as part of our day-to-day culture; something we believe has a mutually positive impact on the causes receiving support and the well-being of our staff.Initially, we set out to encourag...

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GLOBAL GROUP GIVING WEEK

Howden Group Holdings

In September 2020, Howden launched our inaugural Global Group Giving Week (GGGW). Our people around the world came together for 5 days of volunteering and fundraising, to make a huge impact among the communities in which we live and work.We are entering GGGW for Employee Engagement Initiative of the YearGGGW is a perfect example of an ...

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QUADRUPLE MATCHED GIVING

Cadent

Cadent's programme of Matched Giving matches £1 for £1 of employee fundraising for any UK registered charity up to £400 each financial year. It's a historical programme that has benefitted the communities we serve in the North West, West Midlands, North London and East for many years. However, the pandemic dramatically impacted our emp...

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MARKETING PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

CRISIS AT CHRISTMAS 2020

Uprise Up & Catalyst

Agency: Charity partner: Crisis

Crisis provides vital support to homeless people in the UK, with a vision to end homelessness for good. Catalyst and Uprise Up were eager to support Crisis with their 2020 Christmas campaign, as the added risks of the coronavirus pandemic made supporting homeless people through the winter more critical than ever.Catalyst and upriseUP d...

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"POP, SHARE, CHAT" FROM PRINGLES AND MOVEMBER

Pringles

Agency: Charity partner: Movember

Between September and November 2020, a collaborative fundraising, awareness, health promotion and marketing partnership between one the UK's best-loved snack brands, Pringles and the world's leading men's health charity Movember was created to spark meaningful conversations about mental health amongst the British public.Movember is lea...

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CALPOL'S NSPCC HELPLINE CAMPAIGN

Calpol (Johnson & Johnson)

Agency: Charity partner: NSPCC

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, schools and education settings were closed and referrals to children's social services fell dramatically. With millions of children remaining at home, there was a hidden group of children potentially at risk of abuse or neglect who were having much less interaction with statutory services.C...

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CHRISTMAS (SIM) CARD CAMPAIGN

Tesco Mobile

Agency: Charity partner: Crisis

At Tesco Mobile, we're driven by our purpose of caring for human connection: we believe mobile connection brings us closer to other people, to society, and provides access to essential services.Tesco Mobile Reconnects, our purpose in action initiative, will donate over £2.4 million worth of phones, devices and connectivity to help vuln...

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TIDE TRACKS

Ford of Britain

Agency: Charity partner: RNLI

Ford is the official vehicle supplier to the RNLI, which includes the Ford Ranger that supports the RNLI Lifeguard's across UK Beaches. Beyond this relationship Ford were also in a great position to help the RNLI spread their life-saving water safety messages. This was of particular importance in summer 2020 with beaches at bursting po...

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TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE

Comitti Boats UK & Caribbean

Agency: Charity partner: Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust

The partnership between the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust (CAAT) and Comitti Boats UK & Caribbean not only raised awareness this Christmas but a massive £145,000 allowing the charity to buy a new rapid response car, pay for advanced training for 4 paramedics and fund 80 critical care missions.The Twelve Days of Christmas Challenge was t...

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PROJECT OF THE YEAR

WRAP UP LONDON

The gunnercooke foundation

Agency: Charity partner: Hands On London

The gunnercooke foundation works with its charity member, Hands on London, to deliver its annual Wrap Up London project. This year the campaign combined the work of 652 volunteers and 100 community groups to deliver over 20,907 warm coats to those in need, keeping them warm over the cold winter period. 2020 brought the added challenge ...

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#CHARITYFORUM COVID-19 SUPPORT PROGRAMME

Novacroft

Agency: Charity partner: Various Charity Partners

"I have learnt so much from the input from Novacroft. It has influenced my approach to many areas of my work."- Charlotte Fielder, Head of Volunteering, Fostering & Communities, Battersea#CharityForum, launched by Novacroft, comprises 30 diverse minds from the charity and private sector, collaborating to ensure charities avoid extincti...

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MOBILE MINI MEALS

Mobile Mini UK

Agency: Charity partner: Harvey & Hugo Ltd

With the use of foodbanks continuing to rise across the UK, in 2020 we launched our charity pledge Mobile Mini Meals to support those in need in our communities.The aim of the campaign was to fill a storage container at each of our 15 branches, as well as our corporate head office, with essential items to donate to each branch's local ...

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THE TWINNING PROJECT AND HER MAJESTY'S PRISON AND PROBATION SERVICE (HMPPS)

Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service

Agency: Charity partner: Twinning Project

Twinning Project is a partnership between Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and professional football with the objective of twinning every prison in England and Wales with a local professional football club.The aim is to engage approximately 50 prisoners per year in each of the 114 prisons in England and Wales in footb...

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WELL SCHOOLS

Bupa Foundation

Agency: Charity partner: Youth Sport Trust

Well Schools is a growing community of like-minded educators who believe that the wellbeing of staff and pupils should be at the heart of education.Well Schools is driven by schools and powered by a partnership between Youth Sport Trust and Bupa Foundation.There are three pillars to a Well School- Well Led, Well equipped and Well Prepa...

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BEST COVID-19 SUPPORT PROJECT

MAGIC BREAKFAST & AMAZON'S HOME DELIVERY BREAKFAST PACKS

Amazon

Agency: Charity partner: Magic Breakfast

Child poverty levels are the highest they have been since 1999. Even before the pandemic, 1.8 million school children in the UK were at risk of morning hunger. A hungry child cannot learn. Hunger is a barrier to education. Since May 2020, including the school holidays, Amazon has delivered almost 3 million breakfasts to families around...

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PROJECT TEAM DISSEMINATION

RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)

From the start of the coronavirus pandemic, RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) innovated to create new relationships and launch urgent initiatives ensuring blind and partially sighted people could get food and essentials. People with sight loss faced challenges with social distancing and the physical changes made to street...

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CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN THE PANDEMIC

Charity partner: FutureDotNow

Agency: Accenture and Nominet

An estimated 11.9 million people (UK Parliament, 2020) in the UK lack the skills they need to use the internet, and around 17.2 million lack digital skills for work (Lloyds, 2020). Another 2 million households are digitally excluded; meaning they don’t have access to the devices or connectivity needed to access healthcare, education or...

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SANTANDER'S COVID-19 RESPONSE CAMPAIGN (QUARANTEA)

Santander UK and Santander UK Foundation

Agency: Charity partner: Alzheimer's Society/Age UK

The pandemic has hit older, vulnerable people the hardest, with a dramatic impact on their wellbeing. Over six million older people have said they felt lonely. Plus, 78% of people affected by dementia said the pandemic made them feel more isolated than before. Santander UK were determined to help, so teamed up with Alzheimer's Society ...

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TACKLING HUNGER CAMPAIGN

Barclays

Agency: Charity partner: FareShare

Barclays is committed to helping its customers, clients, colleagues, and the wider community deal with the unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by COVID-19. In response to the pandemic, Barclays established a £100m COVID-19 Community Aid Package to support charities working in the communities hardest hit by the pandemic.Food...

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CHALLENGE EVENT OF THE YEAR

#WEARE5110

Schroders

Agency: Accenture and Nominet Charity partner: FutureDotNow

In April 2020, Schroders launched a global charitable campaign in response to the coronavirus called #CollectiveAction. Alongside the payroll-giving programme which underpinned the campaign, we launched a global fundraising challenge called #WeAre5110 and raised money for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). We began the fundraising challen...

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RUN THE RIVER 2020

IG Group & Citi

Agency: Charity partner: Teach First

Run the River is Teach First’s annual flagship mass participation event. Now in its eighth year, the event usually brings together 3,000 runners on the banks of the River Thames, raising vital funds to build a fair education for all.But 2020 was a year like no other. With events of this size off the table, Teach First, Citi and IG Grou...

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STEP-TEMBER CHALLENGE THROUGH THE NEW LOOK GIVES PARTNERSHIP

New Look

Agency: Charity partner: retailTRUST

New Look colleagues across the country took part in a series of fundraising events and activities throughout September 2020 to raise essential funds for retailTRUST, Teenage Cancer Trust and Hospice UK.The team at New Look wanted to raise vital funds for their three charity partners so they could continue to support those in need durin...

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PARTNERSHIPS

CORPORATE FOUNDATION

THE AVIVA FOUNDATION

Charity partner: The Aviva Foundation

Agency: Aviva Group

At the Aviva Foundation (hereafter 'the Foundation'), we are proud to be making best use of unclaimed assets to marry the passion and insight of Aviva's people with the expertise of the charities and social enterprises best placed to meet human needs in the United Kingdom.Launched in 2019, the Aviva Foundation takes a systemic, impact-...

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HOWDEN GROUP FOUNDATION

Howden Group Holdings

Agency: Charity partner: Howden Group Foundation

Founded in 2014, with the objectives to support the relief sickness, poverty, disasters, and unemployment, and to advance education and environmental sustainability. These objectives are coupled with our commitment to keeping employee engagement at our core.To ensure the Foundation is truly global in its reach we formed a Global Founda...

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OCTOPUS GIVING

Octopus Group

Agency: Charity partner: Octopus Giving

We are Octopus Giving: the corporate foundation of the Octopus Group. As well as grant giving, we are passionate about supporting our partner charities with our time and expertise. The challenges of the last year have taught us so much about the value that can be derived from thinking differently about the ways corporates can work with...

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CONSORTIUM AWARD

HYGIENE AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COALITION

Unilever

Full list of charity partners: ActionAid, Aga Khan Foundation, AMREF, BBC Media Action, BRAC, Care International, GIZ, IRC, IRC WASH, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Oxfam, Plan International, PSI, Save the Children, Sesame Workshop, SNV, UNHCR, UNICEF, WaterAid, World Vision and WSUP. The Hygiene and Behaviour Change C...

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ASDA FIGHT HUNGER CREATE CHANGE

Asda

Agency: Charity partner: FareShare and the Trussell Trust

Asda Fight Hunger Create Change is a transformational partnership with FareShare and the Trussell Trust that launched in 2018 and has made a positive and lasting impact to poverty in the UK. The £25 million donation from Asda across three years has enabled both charities to make huge strides in supporting people facing financial hardsh...

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BEYOND WORDS

The Bupa Foundation

Agency: Charity partner: Mind, The National Literacy Trust and Cheltenham Festivals

The language of 2020 was kindness...It said 'I love you' in a bag of shopping left on a doorstepIt said 'we'll get through this' in a pair of smiling eyes behind a maskIt said 'be strong' in a messy rainbow stuck in a windowExert from Grace's poem, Beyond Words participant.Recognising the need to support young people's emotional wellbe...

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NEIGHBOURLY COMMUNITY FUND AND FOUNDATION

Neighbourly and partners (M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Nutricia (Danone), Coca-Cola European Partners, giffgaff, Southern Coop & HEINEKEN)

Agency: Charity partner: The Neighbourly Foundation

The Neighbourly Community Fund was launched in March 2020 as an emergency response to Covid-19, enabling businesses to channel funds to small local charities supporting the most vulnerable groups affected by the pandemic.Partnering with M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Nutricia (Danone), Coca-Cola European Partners, giffgaff, Southern Coop and HEINEKE...

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WICKES & YOUNGMINDS

Wickes

Agency: Charity partner: YoungMinds

2020, the year Wickes initiated their partnership with YoungMinds. Also the year of COVID-19.In a year blighted by the worst odds, Wickes excelled in their promise to YoungMinds to rally behind them, and raise an enormous amount of funds. Revolutionising what YoungMinds once thought possible.With record breaking fundraising, incredible...

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SPORT, TRAVEL & LEISURE

OUTSTANDING PARTNERSHIP

RoadChef Motorways

Agency: Charity partner: Cancer Research UK

Roadchef is one of the UK's largest motorway service area operators, with 30 sites in 21 locations across the country. It employs over 2,500 staff with a vision to make Britain's roads a safer and happier place by de-stressing and delighting the 52million motorists who pass through its doors each year.Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is the w...

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PROMOTING ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN SPORT

Kidderminster Harriers Football Club

Agency: Charity partner: Kaleidoscope Plus Group

Suicide rates in England hit a record high in 2019. Accessing mental health services saves lives.Kidderminster Harriers FC and mental health and wellbeing charity Kaleidoscope Plus Group (KPG) proudly forged the first partnership of its kind in National League football in 2020 to address issues preventing people from accessing mental h...

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TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

LIBERTY GLOBAL AND STREET CHILD

Liberty Global

Agency: Charity partner: Street Child

Liberty Global (LG) is one of the world's largest TV and broadband companies. For eleven years LG provided cornerstone support to Lessons for Life (LfL), an African education charity founded by its former Chief Strategy Officer. Through innovative staff and partner engagement, LG has helped LfL raise £3m a year in unrestricted funds an...

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TESCO MOBILE AND CRISIS

Tesco Mobile

Agency: Charity partner: Crisis

At Tesco Mobile, we're driven by our purpose of caring for human connection. We believe that mobile connection brings us all closerto other people, to society, and provides access to essential services.200,000 families and individuals in England alone are currently without a home. Digital exclusion is one of the biggest challenges faci...

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TIBCO4GOOD - CITY HARVEST LONDON

TIBCO Software

Agency: Charity partner: City Harvest London

City Harvest London is a non-profit that was founded in 2014 by a small group of individuals who were aware that in one of the wealthiest cities in the world, there is also acute hunger. The charity helps feed the hungry by collecting and transporting unused, quality food, and redistributing this massive surplus of uneaten food that wo...

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VODAFONE AND BARNARDO'S: #KEEPCONNECTED

Vodafone UK

Agency: Charity partner: Barnardo's

Being able to stay connected to our family, friends, education and support services has never been so vital.When COVID-19 struck, daily routines and provision of support services dramatically and suddenly changed.For the majority of us face-to-face interactions have been replaced by remote connections, highlighting the essential role o...

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SHORT-TERM PARTNERSHIP

Shortlist: TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THE NIGHT

LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP

M&S AND BREAST CANCER NOW: ACCELERATING PROGRESS FOR EVERYONE AFFECTED BY BREAST CANCER.

Marks and Spencer

Agency: Charity partner: Breast Cancer Now

For 20 years, Breast Cancer Now and Marks and Spencer (M&S) have worked together to create a future where we don't lose another person to breast cancer and everyone diagnosed will live and live well. Over the decades, we've developed a sector leading partnership, that focuses on; preventing breast cancer, supporting women to reduce the...

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ASDA FIGHT HUNGER CREATE CHANGE

Asda

Agency: Charity partner: FareShare and the Trussell Trust

Asda Fight Hunger Create Change is a transformational partnership with FareShare and the Trussell Trust that launched in 2018 and has made a positive and lasting impact to poverty in the UK. The £25 million donation from Asda across three years has enabled both charities to make huge strides in supporting people facing financial hardsh...

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BARCLAYS AND PILOTLIGHT- HARNESSING BUSINESS SKILLS TO HELP TRANSFORM CHARITIES

Barclays

Agency: Charity partner: Pilotlight

Pilotlight and Barclays have a long-standing relationship dating back to 2008. Pilotlight and Barclays work in partnership to support charities across the UK, to enable them to be as effective as they can be. Over the 12-year partnership, in excess of 500 Barclays colleagues have supported 160+ charities that are addressing some of the...

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COACHING FOR LIFE

The Arsenal Foundation

Agency: Charity partner: Save the Children UK

Since 2011, The Arsenal Foundation and Save the Children have been using the power of football to improve children's wellbeing. We're supporting children to build their resilience in the toughest of circumstances, and giving them the tools to influence decisions that affect them.In 2018, we co-created a ground-breaking programme, Coach...

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COMIC RELIEF AND GSK FIGHTING MALARIA, IMPROVING HEALTH PARTNERSHIP

GSK

Agency: Charity partner: Comic Relief

Malaria kills a child every 2 minutes. In 2015, GSK and Comic Relief joined forces to fight malaria, and improve health, in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the Greater Mekong region. Combining the expertise of Comic Relief in grant-making, and of GSK in access to global healthcare, the partnership:- aims to reduce the impact ...

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DHL UK FOUNDATION AND TEACH FIRST - TACKLING EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY

DHL UK Foundation

Agency: Charity partner: Teach First

DHL UK Foundation and Teach First are united in their aim to build a fair education for all. We have worked together in partnership to unlock the potential in young people from disadvantaged backgrounds across England since 2015.DHL UK Foundation's generous donations to Teach First have totalled £1.23 million. This has trained great te...

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SHELTER & NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY PARTNERSHIP. 20 YEARS OF WORKING TOGETHER TO HELP THOSE IN HOUSING NEED

Nationwide Building Society

Agency: Charity partner: Shelter

At Shelter and Nationwide, we both believe everyone deserves a place they can call home. Using Nationwide's leading voice in financial services and Shelter's expertise in providing advice on bad housing and homelessness, we are helping address the UK housing emergency together.This year we celebrate 20 years of the partnership. somethi...

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COMMUNITY IMPACT

GAP HOMES

Saint Gobain

Agency: Charity partner: Barnardo's

Leaving home for the first time can be frightening for any young person. For care leavers it can be overwhelming.Without family support networks, and with the majority having experienced childhood trauma, care leavers perilous situations are compounded by incredibly poor accommodation options.A shortage of housing means 1 in 4 young pe...

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CAPITAL ONE & AGE UK NOTTS

Capital One UK

Agency: Charity partner: Age UK Notts

At Capital One, we believe in 'BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD'. At the start 2020, our CSR team was embarking on an events-based delivery model for our community support and giving strategies. However, in March, COVID-19 arrived, and we needed to pivot, and quickly.Throughout the period, our team has gone the extra mile to help the most ...

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SUPPORTING BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN RAPIDLY MEETING URGENT COMMUNITY NEEDS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

Reckitt Benckiser (RB)

Agency: Charity partner: Berkshire Community Foundation

International health, hygiene and nutrition consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has collaborated with BCF since 2019 to support the most vulnerable in Berkshire, where its Global headquarters are located.With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, RB ramped up its philanthropic response, working with BCF to maximise the ...

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THE ASSURA COMMUNITY FUND

Assura plc

Agency: Charity partner: Cheshire Community Foundation

The Assura Community Fund was launched in 2020 to support health-improving projects by charities and local organisations in the communities around Assura's 600 GP surgery, primary care and treatment centre buildings across the UK. The fund is managed for Assura by Cheshire Community Foundation, in an innovative new partnership to help ...

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AUTOMOTIVE & TRANSPORT

BMW GROUP UK & ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY

BMW Group UK

Agency: Charity partner: Alzheimer's Society

The BMW Group UK + Alzheimer's Society 'Connect to Care' partnership has raised £308,000 to date to fund the charity's support services such as Dementia Advisors as well as helping colleagues to have a better understanding of the condition and become advocates for dementia through the 'Dementia Friends' programme.Connecting people is a...

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RAIL AID

The Rail Industry - lead by Wordline, Porterbrook, HS1, Network Rail, TFL, Rail Delivery Group and HS2

Agency: Charity partner: Railway Children

When the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, Railway Children’s extensive events programme was all but wiped out. This left a huge hole in in the charity’s income that would ultimately mean vulnerable children, who needed more support than ever in the middle of a global crisis, might not get the help they need. One of the key ...

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CONSUMER GOODS / FOOD & BEVERAGE

COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS AND UK YOUTH: REACH UP

Coca-Cola European Partners

Agency: Charity partner: UK Youth

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has been working with leading youth charity UK Youth since 2018 to empower young people with the confidence, skills and experience to help them feel workplace ready.Since 2018, over 260 CCEP volunteers have given more than 1600 hours to support the partnership's flagship employability programme, Reach...

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FINALIST

HEINZ AND MAGIC BREAKFAST WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP TO END HUNGER AS A BARRIER TO EDUCATION AT SCHOOLS IN THE UK

Heinz

Agency: Charity partner: Magic Breakfast

LIDL GB AND NSPCC PARTNERSHIP

Lidl GB

Agency: Charity partner: NSPCC

Lidl GB are working with the NSPCC to help the charity's Childline service to be here for children. In 2020 Lidl renewed their partnership with the NSPCC, pledging to raise £2 million in 2 years to fund the recruitment of Childline volunteers and enable the Childline website to support young people online. When the coronavirus pandemic...

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BANKS & FINANCIAL SERVICES

SHELTER AND HSBC UK

HSBC UK

Agency: Charity partner: Shelter

Shelter and HSBC UK have been working in partnership since 2018, to improve the lives of individuals and families suffering the negative effects of the housing and homelessness emergency. From strategic programmes to volunteering and fundraising, our partnership spans a variety of activities which help us tackle the causes of bad housi...

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ALLIANZ AND MIND CHARITY PARTNERSHIP

Allianz Insurance plc

Agency: Charity partner: Mind

In 2019, Allianz chose Mind - the mental health charity as their charity partner for the next three years. Together we outlined three objectives for our partnership; to raise £1m over three years; to use the partnership to make Allianz a workplace where mental wellness and resilience is championed and to raise awareness of the Mind par...

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AVIVA AND THE BRITISH RED CROSS: MAKING COMMUNITIES SAFER AND STRONGER IN UNCERTAINTY AND CRISIS

Aviva Group

Agency: Charity partner: The British Red Cross

Aviva and the British Red Cross (BRC) have been working together since 2016 with the shared aim of making the world safer and stronger in times of uncertainty and crisis.As our strategic charity partner the BRC was one of the organisations whose insight helped shape the words of our new purpose with you today for a better tomorrow. Wit...

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COVID-19 SUPPORT FUND

Association of British Insurers/Covid-19 Support Fund

Agency: Charity partner: Coalition of 17 Charity Partners

Charity Partners: CAF, NET, BITC, Mind, Rethink Mental Illness, Leonard Cheshire , The Learning and Work Institute, Mencap, Royal Voluntary Service, Shaw Trust, Alzheimer’s Society, Women’s Aid, NSPCC, Victim Support, Carer’s Trust, Action for Children, Age UKIn May 2020, the UK insurance and long-term savings industry - led by the Ass...

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CREDIT SUISSE CHARITY OF THE YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH CANCER RESEARCH UK

Credit Suisse International

Agency: Charity partner: Cancer Research UK

In January 2020, Credit Suisse International chose Cancer Research UK as its UK Charity of the Year. The objective was to fund research into how immunotherapy could become a viable treatment option for more cancer patients. Currently it only benefits 10% of patients.Credit Suisse employees aimed to raise £800,000 to fully fund the proj...

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SANTANDER UK AND ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY: CREATING A DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY BANK

Santander UK

Agency: Charity partner: Alzheimer's Society

One million people will be living with dementia in the UK by 2025, making dementia one of society's greatest challenges. Banking is one of the biggest challenges that people affected by dementia (PABD) face.In 2019 Santander UK and Alzheimer's Society (AS) launched a unique, sector-leading partnership. We're creating the UK's best deme...

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MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

NORDOFF ROBBINS CAROL SERVICE

Hipgnosis Songs Fund, London Stock Exchange Group, OpenExchange, YouTube Music, SSE, Scala Radio, Modern English Digital

Agency: Charity partner: Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy

Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy uses the power of music to enrich the lives of others by delivering music therapy sessions with over 200 partner organisations across the UK. In 2020, their Carol Service partnered with Hipgnosis, London Stock Exchange, OpenExchange, SSE, YouTube, Scala Radio and Modern English to bring the event online fo...

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LEEDS HOSPITALS CHARITY: BUSINESS CHARITY AWARDS

Search Laboratory

Agency: Charity partner: Leeds Hospitals Charity

Leeds Hospitals Charity (formerly Leeds Cares) is a charity which works with local communities, businesses, and schools to provide £5million in funding support for Leeds Teaching Hospitals each year. Search Laboratory and Leeds Hospitals Charity started a charity partnership 2019. The partnership involved fundraising through a series o...

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

#BEMOREINCLUSIVE

urban

Agency: Charity partner: Blueprint for All

Architecture, like so many other chartered professions, is experiencing significant challenges with diversity and inclusion. Blueprint for All, (formerly known as the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust) has developed a flagship programme, ‘Building Futures’ which honours the legacy of Stephen Lawrence, an aspiring Architect at the time ...

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DELOITTE AND TEACH FIRST PARTNERSHIP

Deloitte

Agency: Charity partner: Teach First

The UK has one of the worst rates of social mobility in the developed world. Children from lower socio-economic backgrounds do not have the same access to education and employment as those from more affluent families, and the effects can last a lifetime.Through fundraising, volunteering and pro bono work, Deloitte UK's Responsible Busi...

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KPMG AND NSPCC CHARITY OF THE YEAR PARTNERSHIP

KPMG

Agency: Charity partner: NSPCC

KPMG and the NSPCC share a passionate belief that children and young people from all backgrounds should have a fair start in life and the power to shape their future rather than letting it be determined by circumstances outside their control. KPMG have successfully raised over £1.2 million of their £1.5 million target for the NSPCC's S...

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BEST COVID-19 PARTNERSHIP

EMPOWERING DELIVEROO RIDERS TO SPOT THE SIGNS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT

Deliveroo

Agency: Charity partner: NSPCC

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone's lives and with children in lockdown and out of school, it brought about a whole new host of safeguarding concerns about children. During the first national lockdown, Deliveroo riders utilised their role as key workers out in the community and took NSPCC's 'It's Your Call' training to help th...

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DEVICESDOTNOW

Future Dot Now

Agency: Charity partner: Good Things Foundation

There are currently 1.9 million households in the UK without access to the internet, according to the Office for National Statistics. There has always been a digital divide in this country, but when the UK went into lockdown in March 2020 digitally excluded people were left more vulnerable and isolated than ever before.In a rapid respo...

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NOAH'S ARK CHILDREN'S HOSPICE - COVID RESPONSE

The 10 Group

Agency: Charity partner: Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

In March 2020, as fundraisers were cancelled throughout the country, it seemed that Noah's Ark Children's Hospice would be devastatingly impacted. The charity, which helps support London's most unwell babies and children, projected a loss of over £2million worth of income, from an annual turnover of around £3.5million. Having invested ...

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SPAR'S NURSE PPE CLICK & COLLECT SERVICE

SPAR

Agency: Charity partner: Marie Curie

When coronavirus hit, Marie Curie UK faced immense challenges. Not only were their nurses supporting drastically more terminally ill patients, their safety and protection became even more critical. Yet delivering the vast quantities of PPE to frontline staff was presenting a 'logistical nightmare'- shifts were having to be cancelled, a...

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TESCO AND BRITISH RED CROSS COVID-19 PARTNERSHIP

Tesco

Agency: Charity partner: British Red Cross

Faced with the largest global health emergency of our time, in March 2020 Tesco and British Red Cross built on our long history of supporting people in emergencies by uniting to tackle the coronavirus crisis. Quickly setting up a multi-faceted partnership aimed at supporting vulnerable UK communities, we used our unique position in the...

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FASHION & RETAIL

CLIC SARGENT AND MORRISONS PARTNERSHIP

Morrisons

Agency: Charity partner: CLIC Sargent

Since Morrisons and CLIC Sargent's partnership began in 2017, we have been working together to provide better quality support for young cancer patients and their families.Thanks to the strong engagement of Morrisons colleagues and suppliers, £14 million has been raised in just four years. We are about to enter the fifth and final year ...

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OLIVER BONAS AND UK YOUTH

Oliver Bonas

Agency: Charity partner: UK Youth

In January 2019 UK Youth and Oliver Bonas joined forces to create a unique, youth driven two-year charity partnership.Both organisations passionately share the same core belief: that every young person deserves a safe place to go to in their local community, a trusted adult to support them and positive opportunities to engage in. 2020 ...

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SUPERDRUG AND MARIE CURIE

Superdrug

Agency: Charity partner: Marie Curie

Superdrug and Marie Curie joined forces in 2013 for an initial two-year partnership that has now spanned eight and raised over £6 million. With both organisations sharing the belief that end of life care and bereavement support should be available to all who need it in the UK, the partnership was extended for two extra years in January...

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TK MAXX & CANCER RESEARCH FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE- BEATING CHILDREN'S CANCERS TOGETHER

TK Maxx

Agency: Charity partner: Cancer Research UK

Since 2004, TK Maxx has raised over £40 million for Cancer Research UK (CRUK), which has enabled the charity to make considerable advancements towards helping more children and young people survive cancer with a good quality of life.TK Maxx have looked to grow and expand all aspects of the partnership year on year using their brand pro...

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CSR TEAM OF THE YEAR

DELOITTE UK RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS TEAM - ONE MILLION FUTURES PROGRAMME

Deloitte

Deloitte's purpose is to make an impact that matters. Our UK One Million Futures (OMF) programme has been at the heart of this.Launched in 2016, the ambition was to impact a million futures in five years through volunteering, fundraising, pro-bono support and partnerships with schools, charities and social enterprises. Thanks to our Re...

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COMMUNITY TEAM

Coventry Building Society

Agency: Charity partner: Royal British Legion

The CSR team at Coventry Building Society has grown significantly over the last 5 years, both in terms of the size of the team, but also in the scale and scope of what they have been able to achieve. During this time, what has remained constant is the passion and commitment of the team to always look for new ways to support our local c...

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RECKITT SOCIAL IMPACT TEAM

Reckitt

Agency: Charity partner: Berkshire Community Foundation

Reckitt launched its Fight for Access Fund in 2020 in response to supporting communities during the pandemic. Against a confirmed investment of over £52m, Reckitt reached (directly and indirectly) around half a billion people in over 60 countries with access to health and hygiene products, information and resources.Reckitt provided sup...

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OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE

NATHAN MOORE

Andrews Property Group

Agency: Charity partner: Andrews Charitable Trust

Nathan Moore has been a top performer in the company for the past 7 years. His success belies his struggles as a young person leaving the care system and finding his way in the world without family.Many people would want to leave this behind, but when ACT announced Establish, buying homes for care leavers, Nathan immediately volunteere...

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AARON KIRKHAM

Coventry Building Society

Agency: Charity partner: Royal British Legion

Aaron Kirkham has boundless energy, enthusiasm and commitment to supporting those less fortunate than himself. He manages to not only come up with novel ways to fundraise, but is also inclusive in his approach, reaching out to get others involved. A perfect example was his 'Round the World in 80 Days' Challenge which saw 80 colleagues ...

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LOU WALKER

HSBC UK

Agency: Charity partner: Shelter

Lou Walker is a Customer Experience Manager within HSBC UK's Financial Inclusion and Vulnerability team. She has had an extensive career spanning 21 years with HSBC UK, where she has held a number of roles which have taken her around the world and back. Lou has pioneered some remarkable projects during her time with HSBC UK, including ...

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BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Shortlist: TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE DIGITAL AWARDS CEREMONY