Support for high impact community investment
“Three Hands challenged us to engage our team in non-traditional ways. Their thoughtfulness in the creation of a community engagement initiative resulted in an incredibly valuable experience for us and our charity partners.”
Skills-based volunteering that brings business expertise to charities is a great thing in its own right, but when it also results in valuable learning for the volunteers, it is even better.
Education and employability are major features of the ‘Thriving Communities’ agenda at RSA, one of the UK's leading insurers. Youth unemployment and the need to better prepare students for the job market constitute both a moral concern and a material issue to the business.
Triodos Bank is a pioneer in ethical banking – only lending to organisations that benefit people and the environment – and this sense of purpose is a key driver for people working at the bank.
The Global Partnerships team at Unilever was keen to capture the best practice that had arisen from the Unilever Enterprise and Technology Solutions (ETS) team’s partnership with the Foodbanks movement.
Employee volunteering has gone from strength to strength in recent years with more companies reporting higher numbers of staff involved in community projects every year.
Community Day is an ambitious annual event which aims to drive employee engagement and understanding of the business’ community investment, by sending over 200 staff out volunteering on one day.