INNOVATION

CHALLENGE EVENT OF THE YEAR

Team Aviva and friends fundraising for Rutty and Paula

Aviva

Client: Pancreatic Cancer UK

In the Summer of 2019, our much-loved colleague and Liverpool fan Paul “Rutty” Routledge was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Throughout his illness and ongoing treatment, Rutty showed incredible strength, determination and positivity. An inspiration to us all. This inspired his friends and colleagues to do something tangible and show...

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Pedal for Pounds

Jewson

Client: Barnardo's

In November 2021, colleagues at Jewson, UK's leading chain of builders’ merchants, came together to take part in Jewson’s challenge event- Pedal for Pounds to raise essential funds for their two charity partners Barnardo’s and Band of Builders and help the most vulnerable in the communities.Pedal for Pounds which took place on 16th Nov...

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The Big Ride 2021

Liberty Global

Client: Street Child

2 DAYS – 3 ROUTES – 45,000KM TRAVELLED Against all odds, on the 15th September 2021, Street Child and Liberty Global resurrected and revamped its legacy challenge event – The Big Ride. The event saw 550 participants from over 30 corporations come together to cycle and run for Street Child, covering an enormous 45,000km between them. In...

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Yorkshire Building Society and Age UK YBS Colour Celebration

Yorkshire Building Society

Client: Age UK

Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) and Age UK came together at the start of the pandemic to raise £1 million to help support older people across the UK. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, we have been able to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for Age UK’s vital work, but we wanted to create a fundraising event that worked for a ...

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Bringing Communities together to Improve Mental Wellbeing

Co-operative Group Limited

Client: Mind, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health), and Inspire

Co-op is partnering with Mind, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Inspire to raise £8m to bring communities together to improve mental wellbeing.Co-op colleagues have pulled together showing fantastic engagement with the charity partnership to raise a phenomenal £4m in 2021, bringing the total fundraising for our partner...

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BDO Trustee Network

BDO LLP

Client: Getting on Board

BDO’s core purpose is ‘helping you succeed’ – and there is perhaps no greater proof of that purpose in action than the work being done by the firm’s new Trustee Network. BDO’s Trustee Network is led by our network council and represents trustees, not for profit directors, school governors and PTA representatives from across the firm. T...

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BT Festive Give

BT Group (BT, EE, Plusnet and Openreach)

Client: Home-Start UK

The aim of BT Festive Give was to spread some Christmas magic at a difficult time for parents and to connect for good with families in local communities.It was the first large scale project between BT Group (BT, EE, Plusnet and Openreach) and national family support charity Home-Start UK, to provide BT colleagues with an opportunity fo...

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GAMA Healthcare Charity Partnerships

GAMA Healthcare Ltd

Client: Wateraid

GAMA Healthcare leads the field of infection prevention technology. Its purpose: to help prevent infections, to save and improve lives. We are a values-driven business and live by our purpose. Last year, GAMA Healthcare embarked upon a journey of rapid growth. With an anticipated doubling of our headcount, we recognised the need to par...

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MARKETING PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

Turbo-charging our supporter experience

Salesforce.org

Client: The Brain Tumour Charity

For six months from July 2022, we worked with the Marketing Cloud for Nonprofits professional services team at Salesforce.org to completely change how we understand and talk to our community of supporters, to transform their customer experience and ultimately drive significant income! As the world’s leading brain tumour charity, The Br...

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Break the Mould

B&Q

Client: Shelter

Since launching our partnership in 2017, B&Q colleagues and customers have raised over £2 million for Shelter. These donations fund Shelter’s DIY Skills Advice Service and frontline services, providing advice and practical help to anyone struggling with bad housing or homelessness. One of the biggest housing problems people can face is...

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Omaze Million Pound House Draw, Devon

Omaze

Client: NSPCC

The Omaze Million Pound House Draw, Devon raised £1,000,000 for NSPCC’s Childline in record time and increased awareness. Childline is a counselling service for children across the UK that offers 24/7 support via phone, email or live chat. Glen E. From Walsall entered the draw for £25, hoping he’d win a dream house in Devon, but knowin...

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PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Salesforce and Guide Dogs: Partnering to Build the STEP App

Salesforce

Client: Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs works to support people with sight loss live active independent lives, including through a number of dog services. Guide Dogs uses years of expert knowledge to ensure the dogs they breed and train are happy and comfortable doing the job they’re trained for—which includes a complicated process of tracking 37 behaviors (1800 d...

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Perivoli Schools Trust

The Perivoli Foundation

Client: Perivoli Schools Trust

The Perivoli Schools Trust runs a nursery schoolteacher training programme in five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is funded by the Perivoli Foundation, a UK charity. The Trust employs only local people. Its aim is to reduce dropout rates at primary school by helping nursery schoolteachers to focus on play.The two-year training pro...

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Tesco and British Red Cross: Meeting communities' mobility needs in Tesco car parks

Tesco

Client: British Red Cross

For 15 years, Tesco and British Red Cross have been supporting vulnerable communities. Our partnership has been as vital as ever during the pandemic – and last April, we united once more to help people regain their independence after crisis. We received insight from frontline response teams that mobility needs across the UK were rising...

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UK Year of Service

NCS Trust RCb

Client: Various Charity Partners

UK Year of Service is a pilot project, designed to support the post-pandemic generation of young professionals to become world-ready and work-ready, undertaking 9-12 month paid work placements in organisations that help drive social change in communities. As the National Partner for the pilot, NCS Trust launched the project with 10 del...

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**NEW** Best Digital Innovation

Powering Carefree's booking hub so unpaid carers can take a break

Impala

Client: CAREFREE

Formed separately but with the same ambition to break new ground in the travel industry, Impala and UK charity Carefree have worked side-by-side to create a low-touch, high-impact tech solution for mobilising the distribution of the 1 million hotel rooms left unsold in the UK each week, into short breaks for unpaid carers.With 74% faci...

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Revolutionising Legacy Giving

Farewill

Client: Macmillan Cancer Support

Farewill is on a mission to make everything to do with death simpler, faster and fairer – from wills and probate to cremation and funeral plans. One of the ways we’re doing this is by partnering with charities so they can offer free Farewill wills, giving their supporters an easy, optional way to give a gift to the charity of their cho...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS

CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - AUTOMOTIVE & TRANSPORT

Rough Sleeping on Rail Pilot Outreach

Network Rail

Client: Shelter

Between October 2020 and November 2021, Network Rail and Shelter delivered a project which supported people sleeping rough around Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street stations to access and sustain accommodation, mental health and substance misuse services and help to overcome complex barriers to securing and keeping a home....

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Tiny Forest X MINI UK

MINI UK

Client: Earthwatch Europe

MINI UK has partnered with Earthwatch Europe to bring the benefits of nature connection directly to local communities with Tiny Forest: super tiny, super powerful native forests planted in 200m2 of urban space. The partnership works to address fundamental disparities in public access to green space, aiming to enact social change by cre...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - BANKS & FINANCIAL SERVICES

Yorkshire Building Society and Citizens Advice partnership

Yorkshire Building Society

Client: Citizens Advice

At Yorkshire Building Society, we are committed to supporting people across all ages with their financial wellbeing. That’s because we know building financial wellbeing can be difficult for anyone, in any part of society, and at any stage of life. The pandemic and ongoing economic turbulence has brought into sharp focus the very real c...

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Mind & Allianz charity partnership

Allianz UK

Client: Mind

In the summer of 2019, we asked all Allianz employees to vote for the charity partner that they wanted to support. The clear winner was Mind, and employees committed to raising £1 million between 2019 and 2022.Raising £1 million in three years is no small task, but with the additional challenges that Covid brought, it quickly became mo...

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Applying Corporate Thinking to Drive Charity Resilience Through the Pandemic and Beyond

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Client: Bounce Back Foundation

Columbia Threadneedle Investments (CTI) and Bounce Back have been working in partnership since 2018. The partnership has enabled both organisations to meet our common objectives of driving positive social change and empowering disadvantaged individuals to meet their potential regardless of background or the barriers they may face. We h...

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Connecting Communities

Lloyds Banking Group

Client: WEA

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) and WEA, the leading adult education service in the UK, have worked in partnership for 6 years to improve the lives of socially-disadvantaged communities. These communities were some of the hardest hit during the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020-2021, the partnership refocused to overcome the significant impact cau...

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NatWest Group and the Disasters Emergency Committee

NatWest Group

Client: Disasters Emergency Committee

NatWest Group (NWG) have been a long-standing partner of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) as a flagship banking partner within their Rapid Response Network, which commits to supporting the DEC’s collaborative national appeals for the world’s worst humanitarian disasters. In 2020 we faced a global emergency like no other. Traditi...

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Newcastle Building Society and Newcastle United Foundation

Newcastle Building Society

Client: Newcastle United Foundation

Newcastle Building Society are the North East’s largest building society with 30 branches across the North East, Cumbria and North Yorkshire. They are a purpose-led, member owned organisation and aim to connect communities with a better financial future. Independent charity Newcastle United Foundation was established in 2007 as a respo...

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Invest for Success

Investec

Client: Arrival Education

Invest for Success is delivered in partnership with Investec and education partner Arrival Education.The programme engages 60 students from diverse schools across London, Liverpool and Leeds. Over the course of 5 months students form 12 teams of 5 pupils from the same school and come together to learn about the core principles of tradi...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - CONSUMER GOODS/FOOD & BEVERAGE

Bringing Communities together to Improve Mental Wellbeing

The Co-op

Client: Mind, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Inspire

Co-op is partnering with Mind, SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and Inspire to raise £8m to bring communities together to improve mental wellbeing.Co-op colleagues have raised a phenomenal £4m in 2021, bringing the total fundraising for our partnership to almost £7m since October 2019.Now more than ever, we must support th...

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Quorn Foods and FoodCycle - Building a healthy society

Quorn Foods

Client: FoodCycle

Quorn Foods (Quorn) and FoodCycle partnered in 2021 to focus on ‘Building a Healthy Society’ - tackling food poverty and isolation in communities as well as advocating for community dining and a sustainable food system. Quorn’s funding helped to support FoodCycle’s expansion to reach new communities, including the launch of three new P...

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Reducing Food Waste whilst Transforming Lives with Forgotten Ends

KellyDeli Company Ltd

Client: Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger and KellyDeli have been in partnership since 2020. In that short time, they have reduced 75 tonnes of food waste, which is equivalent to 11 elephants, and saved 210 tonnes of carbon emissions! They have also raised £100,350 which has improved the health and nutrition of 9,400 children under six, in India. The part...

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Tonic water for safe water: Just a Drop & Lixir Drinks Partnership

Lixir Drinks

Client: Just a Drop

The partnership between Lixir Drinks and Just a Drop was established thanks to the visionary young business people behind the Lixir brand, who understand the need for and the value of having charity support and sound ethics at the heart of their business. As a premium tonic water and mixer brand, Lixir Drinks is committed to leaving th...

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Transforming Lives with Safe Water and Sustainable Toilet Rolls

Naked Sprout

Client: Just a Drop

Naked Sprout, the UK's most sustainable toilet roll, partnered with international safe water and hygiene charity Just a Drop at the start of the pandemic in 2020. It's a partnership which not only makes sense and is relevant, but is achieving a huge impact across the world.The company was founded on clear principles, that small changes...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - FASHION & RETAIL

Lifejacket Stories

Helly Hansen

Client: RNLI

Helly Hansen and the RNLI entered a strategic partnership in 2018, with the technical sailing brand committing to supporting the RNLI for the following five years through a variety of life-saving activities. These include delivering drowning prevention messages to their customers, generating income, supporting fundraising and safety ca...

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IKEA & Barnardo's

IKEA

Client: Barnardo's

Over 10,000 young people leave the care system every year, often with little to no family network and in unstable housing situations. •33% of care leavers become homeless within 2 years of leaving care; •40% of care leavers aged 19-21 are not in positive destinations compared to 10% of their peers; •35% of care leavers live on their ow...

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Chelmsford Star Co-op Community Fund

Quadrant Department Stores

Client: Essex Community Foundation

A new grant-giving fund was recently created by Essex-based independent co-operative, Chelmsford Star, with those benefiting chosen by representatives from the members (co-op customers) using its retail businesses.If offers grants of between £1.5k to £5k regularly throughout the year to charitable causes, voluntary groups or neighbourh...

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Dancing Leopard x Railway Children

Dancing Leopard

Client: Railway Children

Dancing Leopard’s partnership with Railway Children has two aims - have a positive impact on the community local to their factory in New Delhi, and raise awareness of the charity to a new, younger audience via the brands platform. Railway Children also wanted to diversify their corporate income to not be so reliant on the UK rail indus...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP – LEGAL

Resilience & Recovery Loan Fund

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Client: Social Investment Business

In April 2020, social sector organisations experienced a sudden surge in demand for their services as COVID-19 exacerbated existing economic and structural inequalities. But just as they were needed most, their traditional sources of income dried up - almost overnight.SIB were quick to react to the emergency that many of their benefici...

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Eversheds Sutherland & WaterAid Partnership

Eversheds Sutherland

Client: WaterAid

Eversheds Sutherland and WaterAid have been in partnership since 2016. Our partnership has raised funds and awareness on a global scale, enabling WaterAid to change thousands of lives around the world with clean water, decent toilets, and good hygiene. Over the past year, we have built upon our previous years of partnership, and togeth...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

Sky-WWF-UK: A partnership inspiring millions to help protect and restore our oceans and tackle climate change

Sky

Client: WWF-UK

Sky and WWF joined forces in 2009 with a mission to tackle some of the world's most pressing environmental issues. From tackling devastating deforestation in the Amazon, to restoring and protecting ocean habitats and fighting the climate emergency. In February 2020, Sky set its ambition to be net zero carbon by 2030, two decades ahead ...

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Media Trust and MG OMD's Climate Charity Challenge

MG OMD

Client: Media Trust

Media Trust’s Weston Communicating Climate Programme, initiated and funded by the Garfield Weston Foundation, was launched to help charities create clear, compelling climate communications ahead of COP26. In 2021, the programme provided 30 environmental charities with expert-led training, peer-networking, resources, and industry suppor...

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#BehindTheMask

Home-Start UK

Client: Bandicoot Scotland

The partnership between Bandicoot Scotland, makers of the Masked Singer UK, with leading family support charity, Home-Start UK, gave the charity a perfect opportunity to launch a social media campaign using characters and catchphrases from a popular, prime-time family entertainment show. #BehindTheMask opened up honest conversations a...

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DAZED LIVE in aid of Centrepoint

Dazed Media

Client: Centrepoint

DAZED LIVE was a unique collaboration that fulfilled the aims of both Dazed Media and Centrepoint. It promoted and celebrated diversity and inclusion of all young people; supported and inspired young people to access education and career opportunities; and raised awareness of youth homelessness and the work Centrepoint is doing to tack...

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The Willows

Rural Studios

Client: Rural Action Derbyshire

The Willows – Dawn’s StoryA film about one woman’s escape from rural domestic abuse.Abuse lasts, on average, 25 times longer in the most rural areas. The sense of isolation, of being alone without support, or ways to travel to a place of safety means the more rural the setting, the higher the risk of harm. Rural Studios partnered with ...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION

Royal Trinity Hospice and Szerelmey partnership

Szerelmey

Client: Royal Trinity Hospice

The partnership between Royal Trinity Hospice and Szerelmey has grown organically from an initial one-off offer of in-kind support from Szerelmey during the first Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020 to encompass fundraising and volunteering.

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Building Futures

Wates Group

Client: Children's Book Project

The Children's Book Project is a grassroots charity that takes donations of pre-loved books, sorts them to ensure their relevance and then gifts them to children living in the most challenging circumstances. In doing so they raise young people's aspirations, build their self esteem and crucially, enable every child to escape into a boo...

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CHARITY PARTNERSHIP – SPORT, TRAVEL & LEISURE

Shortlist: Shortlist to be announced

CHARITY PARTNERSHIP - TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

WINNER: Amazon Future Engineer

Amazon

Client: Teach First

Amazon Future Engineer (AFE) is a comprehensive childhood-to-career programme that aims to inspire, educate and enable children and young adults from lower-income backgrounds to explore computer science, and support diverse talent. AFE offers a variety of benefits, including a fully funded Post-Graduate Diploma in Education and Leaders...

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FINALIST: National Databank

Virgin Media O2

Client: Good Things Foundation

Good Things Foundation - together with founding partner Virgin Media O2 - has developed the UK’s first ever National Databank, to combat the issue of data poverty and help vulnerable people in communities across the UK to get connected. Our ambition is to help 500,000 people who are cut off from the internet with a route out of data po...

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Reactive Response

Cadent Foundation

Client: National Energy Action (NEA)

The need to disconnect or isolate the gas supply to a property because pipework or appliances are unsafe, can be a daily occurrence for gas engineers. Whilst necessary to protect lives, this can be devastating for those who are already struggling to afford heating costs and other essentials.Reactive Response is a pioneering new safegua...

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Vodafone & Barnardo's

Vodafone

Client: Barnardo's

Staying connected to our family, friends, education, work, and support services has never been so vital, yet Barnardo’s estimates that 700,000 children and young people across the UK do not have adequate access to a computing device or internet access at home, making it a struggle to access basic services, study from home, or simply ke...

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COMMUNITY IMPACT

Aico and Willowdene

Aico

Client: Willowdene Rehabilitation

The goal of Aico’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme is to engage with our communities and create sustainable futures. As Willowdene Rehabilitation shares a similar mission, the project involved engaging with the organisation to build a meaningful relationship, identifying what the charity needs most to provide its essential se...

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GfG for Community Development

iResearch Services

Client: Giving for Good Foundation (GfG)

iResearch Services is a global data and insight-driven thought leadership agency. Research is at the heart of everything we do, with evidence-based research knowledge empowering brands to connect with their audiences to build digital trust and be respected as thought leaders. Thought leadership enables brands from all sectors to become...

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Off The Fence: Gateway Women’s Centre

Telefónica Tech UK&I

Client: Off The Fence

Off The Fence is a Homeless & Vulnerable Charity Restoring the lives and hopes of the homeless, women at risk and vulnerable school children in Brighton & Hove.The mission of Off The Fence is to eradicate social and spiritual poverty in Brighton & Hove. The team engage with those who need them and those who want support bringing hope a...

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CONSORTIUM AWARD

KPMG and the National Literacy Trust's 'Vision for Literacy Business Pledge'

KPMG

Client: National Literacy Trust

Literacy is a pressing priority in the UK. 1 in 6 adults have low literacy, and research from KPMG has estimated that literacy failure costs the UK economy £2.5 billion each year . Tackling the nation’s low literacy levels is a cause for business, civil society, government and communities. KPMG and the National Literacy Trust have work...

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The Age UK Walking Football Programme

The Football Association and Sport England

Client: Age UK

In 2019, Age UK, the FA and Sport England came together to form a dream team.United by our shared goal of making football accessible for all, we worked together to set up the Age UK Walking Football programme, bringing the sport into the heart of local communities. We wanted to engage older people, particularly those from underrepresen...

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CORPORATE FOUNDATION AWARD

Making a Difference Locally

Nisa Retail

Client: Various

Nisa’s registered charity, Making a Difference Locally, was established in 2008 to invest in building stronger local communities. It allows Nisa retailers to support local causes with charitable donations and further develop relationships with their local area.MADL has raised over £14m to date with over 16,000 individual donations made...

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OVO Foundation - Giving children and young people a greener, fairer future

OVO Energy

Client: OVO Foundation

We’re OVO’s charity: the OVO Foundation. In 2014, we set out to give children and young people a greener, fairer world to grow up in – all with the help of amazing OVO members and their kind donations. Right now, we’re installing solar panels in Kenya through Project Jua, bringing hundreds of thousands of people clean, green energy to ...

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CareTech Foundation

CareTech Charitable Foundation

Client: Championing Social Care, EY Foundation, British Asian Trust, The Prince's Trust, Barnardo's, Birkbeck University, University of East London

The first corporate foundation in the social care sector, founded in 2017, CareTech Foundation supports and champions the social care sector, care workers and those living in care through four grant streams. Its strategic impact priorities are: supporting people with learning and physical disabilities and mental health issues; skills d...

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GfG for Community Development

iResearch Services

Client: Giving for Good Foundation (GfG)

iResearch Services is a global data and insight-driven thought leadership agency. Research is at the heart of everything we do, with evidence-based research knowledge empowering brands to connect with their audiences to build digital trust and be respected as thought leaders. Thought leadership enables brands from all sectors to become...

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The Assura Community Fund

Assura

Client: Cheshire Community Foundation

The Assura Community Fund has now distributed more than £1.3m to health-improving projects in the communities around Assura's NHS and healthcare buildings across the UK. That funding has helped almost 180,000 people in projects which are reducing isolation, improving mental and physical health, supporting young people, expanding access...

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LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP

Asda Tickled Pink

Asda

Client: Breast Cancer Now & CoppaFeel!

Asda Tickled Pink launched in 1996 after Asda colleagues lobbied the business to support breast cancer charities. 25 years later, the partnership has raised over £76 million and the long-standing support from colleagues and customers is stronger than ever.What makes this partnership outstanding is the way that all three partners have w...

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Doing whatever it takes to help everyone living with cancer

Greene King

Client: Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support and Greene King have worked together in partnership since 2012, raising a wonderful £11m to date. We share the belief that every person diagnosed with cancer should receive the specialised personal nursing care they require. For 10 years Greene King has funded Macmillan healthcare professionals and Macmillan nu...

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Essential Skills for All

UBS

Client: Skills Builder Partnership

Skills Builder, a non-profit social enterprise, and UBS, a global financial services firm, came together in 2009, united by a shared ambition to address one of the biggest problems impacting society - the skills gap. For over a decade, both have supported adults and young people to develop highly transferable skills that will create a ...

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FINALIST: Land Rover and the Red Cross, Disaster Preparedness and Response

Jaguar Land Rover

Client: British Red Cross

Land Rover’s global reach, vehicles and funding help the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement support vulnerable people and communities facing disasters and emergencies.Working together since 1954, the partnership has supported RCRC priorities and, since 2007, directly assisted over 1.7 million people in 32 countries. Since 2019,...

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NIVEA Sun and Cancer Research UK Sun Safety Campaign

Beiersdorf UK (NIVEA Sun)

Client: Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and Beiersdorf UK Ltd (NIVEA Sun) have worked in partnership since 2012 to educate the UK public about being safe in the sun by promoting three vital sun-safety messages: seek shade, cover up and apply sunscreen.Together, the organisations have annually run a fully integrated joint sun-safety campaign across N...

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ReachOut and Macquarie Group: Strategic Partnership

Macquarie Group

Client: ReachOut

The long term and transformational partnership between Macquarie Group and ReachOut began in 2009. Based on a shared vision of helping young people from disadvantaged communities fulfil their potential, our relationship grew organically to become a strategic partnership including multi-year grant funding, pro-bono support, and senior l...

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The Patron Armed Forces Initiative

Patron Capital

Client: The RMA - Royal Marines Charity

Since 2010, the long-term partnership between Patron Capital and RMA - The Royal Marines Charity (RMA-TRMC) has helped those whose life prospects have been impaired due to their military service achieve their potential. Though the Royal Marines comprise just 4.5% of UK defence forces, the elite nature of the force means it suffers disp...

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MID-TERM PARTNERSHIP

The Burberry Foundation, Teach First and the Careers and Enterprise Company

The Burberry Foundation

Client: Teach First and the Careers and Enterprise Company

In a partnership spanning five years, The Burberry Foundation, Teach First and the Careers and Enterprise Company have implemented a programme focused on supporting young people in disadvantaged communities across Yorkshire and the Humber. The programme is part of Burberry’s five-year strategy set in 2017 to “positively impact one mill...

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McKesson UK & Alzheimer’s Society charity partnership

McKesson UK

Client: Alzheimer's Society

McKesson UK and Alzheimer’s Society have been working in partnership since 2015 and have raised over £850,000. Currently the partnership is funding Alzheimer Society’s Dementia Advisers, a service which offers information about all aspects of living with dementia. In 2021, McKesson raised over £125,000 to fully fund two dedicated telep...

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Farewill & Macmillan Cancer Support Partnership

Farewill

Client: Macmillan Cancer Support

Farewill was created to make everything to do with death fairer and easier. From day one, it was obvious we needed the expertise of charities to make that happen.We’ve been on an incredible journey with our charity partners, and Macmillan Cancer Support has been with us right from the start. We’ve tested, developed and optimised valuab...

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Invest for Success

Investec

Client: Arrival Education

Invest for Success is delivered in partnership with Investec and education partner Arrival Education.The programme engages 60 students from diverse schools across London, Liverpool and Leeds. Over the course of 5 months students form 12 teams of 5 pupils from the same school and come together to learn about the core principles of tradi...

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Poundland with Make A Wish UK, Tommy's and Whizz Kidz

Poundland

Client: Make-A-Wish UK, Tommy's and Whizz-Kidz

#Proudland is a partnership between Poundland, and Make-A-WishUK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz. Launched in October 2017, our partnership exceeded its initial aim to change 10,000 families’ lives within three years. £3million was raised in 2.5 years, and our partnership has been extended for two years to September 2022. The current total ra...

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The Blake Foundation

Blake

Client: School in a Bag

Here at Blake, education and literacy, is a cause particularly close to our hearts being closely linked with letter writing and communication. Throughout the world, millions of children suffer lives of poverty, neglect and hardship - something that is largely unrecognised, as they continue to be denied the necessities of life such as a...

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The Sun and Women's Aid

The Sun

Client: Women's Aid

The long term and on-going partnership between The Sun, Britain's number one news brand, and Women’s Aid, a leading charity seeking to end domestic abuse against women and children building, has led to incredibly important and necessary legislative and social change for domestic abuse survivors. The Sun’s readers have been at the foref...

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SHORT-TERM PARTNERSHIP

Five Miles of Children's Shoes

Russell & Bromley

Client: Home-Start UK

This was an exciting, short-term partnership between British shoe retailer Russell & Bromley and national family support charity Home-Start UK.Russell & Bromley donated more than 41,000 pairs of children’s shoes, with very significant retail value, to families supported by Home-Start UK. The majority were delivered to children across t...

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Allen & Overy and Hope and Homes for Children's Global Charity Partnership

Allen & Overy

Client: Hope and Homes for Children

In partnership, Allen & Overy (A&O) and Hope and Homes for Children delivered a truly remarkable Global Charity Partnership that has delivered a step change in our shared ambition to consign orphanages to history. An estimated 5.4million children are confined to orphanages around the world. The majority of children who experience life ...

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Reckitt and the British Red Cross: Helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters

Reckitt

Client: British Red Cross

In February 2021, Reckitt and the British Red Cross joined forces to provide vital health and hygiene support for families facing disasters and emergencies.At Reckitt we believe that access to high quality hygiene, health and nutrition should be a universal right, not a privilege. During crises, access to health and hygiene services is...

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**NEW** Best emergency response project

The Emergency Health Unit: transforming Save the Children’s emergency responses to rapidly deploy teams in humanitarian crises and offer immediate and life-saving treatment for children

GSK

Client: Save the Children UK

GSK and Save the Children joined forces since 2013 to strengthen health systems and respond rapidly to global humanitarian crisis. Together we responded to hundreds of emergencies and helped build the capacity of Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit (EHU), a mechanism that allows to have supplies, logistics experts, skilled surgeo...

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FINALIST: Shortlist To Announced

TALENT

CSR TEAM OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Weil (London) Pro Bono & Corporate Responsibility team

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Client: N/A

Weil’s Corporate Responsibility team have created tangible impact while leveraging from the wide spectrum of skills and resources the London office has to offer. It could be argued one of their greatest achievements was creating the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Practitioner (Level 4) – the UK’s first apprenticeship in CRS ...

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CSR Team

Societe Generale

Client: Shelter, Clubhouse Gibraltar, East London Business Alliance (ELBA), Newham College, Newham Collegiate Sixth Form, St Edward's CoE Academy, Jersey Women's Refuge (JWR), Guernsey's Rural Occupational Workshop Ltd (GROW Ltd)

CSR is a fundamental part of the SG culture. It’s at the heart of our employee engagement programme and embodies our core values ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsibility’, ‘Commitment’ and ‘Team Spirit’. Our belief is that everyone should have equal access to career opportunities and to reach their potential. Recognising this we launched an updat...

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The KPMG Corporate Social Responsibility Team

KPMG

Client: N/A

Our multi-award winning KPMG CSR Team is comprised of 18 individuals who use our skills and expertise to boost social mobility through four key pillars: Education and Lifelong Learning, Environment, Strategic Philanthropy and Place. Covid-19 has had a profound impact on our local communities. In response, we have adapted our focus to e...

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OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE

Richard Marriner

J D Wetherspoon

Client: Young Lives vs Cancer

Richard Marriner has played a part in the partnership between Young Lives vs Cancer and JD Wetherspoon for the full 20 years it has been running. A dedicated and passionate advocate for fundraising, vital to embedding a culture of fundraising within the organisation. He has raised significant sums for Young Lives vs Cancer, conceiving ...

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Paul Taylor

GB Railfreight

Client: Prostate Cancer UK

Since 2020, GB Railfreight employee Paul Taylor has been the driving force behind the Prostate Cancer UK charity partnership. Working closely with employees, the partnership delivered innovative and attention-grabbing partnership moments, such as rebranding a GBRf locomotive with a Prostate Cancer UK livery and hosting a vintage rail t...

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Remy Chaugny

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Client: N/A

Remy Chaugny has been a vibrant, energetic and proficient leader of the front of house team at Weil for the last 10 years. His enthusiasm is a breath of fresh air and the time he dedicates to the religion committee, inclusion committee, fundraising initiatives and charity events is always welcome.During a difficult time in which the de...

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Rhys Dickinson

Telefónica Tech UK&I

Client: Embrace

The theme of the charities Telefónica Tech support is to help the most disadvantaged in society, such as homelessness, abuse and poverty. We have actively been supporting Embrace Child Victims Of Crime for over 2 years. Embrace is the only national charity that is solely focused on supporting children and young people who have been the...

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