Our Pro Bono Work
We believe in using our professional skills and leverage to help community organisations and causes. Each partner gets six days of volunteering a year to pursue such activities. In return, we develop new insights and skills that often inform our day-to-day work with clients.
Age UK is the UK’s largest charity dedicated to helping people make the most of later life. It provides services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people, as well as protect the long-term interests of future generations. Its UK national campaigns such as Care in Crisis help raise awareness and financial support for the cause. Age UK also provides advice and training, and conducts research in the area of ageing. Their 500 charity shops are present on most high streets in the UK, and they have an extensive network of volunteers providing support and care.
Alzheimer’s Society is a members society operating in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia, both sufferers themselves and those close to them. The Society provides services, training and resources for its 20,000 members to help them better cope with and understand the symptoms of dementia. They also organise an extensive number of local campaigns and fundraising events for members to get involved with.
Eco-Schools is an international programme of the Foundation for Environmental Education. Schools signed up to the programme adopt the Eco-School seven step process. Through the process, schools commit to an education centred around sustainable development; demonstrated by the topics taught at school as well as how they are run. Upon completion of the process, schools can be awarded Green Flag status. The programme runs projects that schools can take part in, such as the Litter Less Campaign, and engages with corporate partners such as Wrigleys to help provide these projects.
Migrant Help is a UK based charity committed to providing support and guidance to migrants in distress and victims of Human Trafficking. It also works to increase the public’s understanding of migrants and the challenges they face. Through a network of volunteers and staff, the organisation offers support, guidance and safe accommodation across the UK, as well as access to advice and information through the website.
RNLI's Tower Lifeboat Station
The RNLI is a UK based charity that provides 24 hour lifeboat search and rescue and seasonal lifeguard services for the UK. Run mostly by volunteers, the lifeboats and lifeguards operate through local teams, run centrally. The RNLI’s Tower Lifeboat Station is located on the River Thames in London. It is one of four stations on the Thames, the first stations to cover river as opposed to coastal waters. The crew provide assistance to any vessels or individuals in distress on the Thames River.
Sky Rainforest Rescue
The Sky Rainforest Rescue campaign aims to save 1 billion trees in the Amazon rainforest. Sky and WWF launched the campaign three years ago, dedicated to protecting trees in the area of Acre, north west Brazil. The campaign is focused on raising awareness of deforestation in the Amazon, and raising funds to help local people make a fair living from the forest without cutting down the trees. The campaign features on Sky TV, and advice and tips on how to get involved locally is provided on the website.
The Connection at St Martins
The Connection at St Martin's helps homeless people by providing specialist services – including a day and night centre, outreach for rough sleepers, skills training and career advice, activity programmes and specialist support for complex needs – to over 200 people in central London every day. The Connection offers advice, care and support in a welcoming and friendly environment. By encouraging each person to address the issues which caused their homelessness, The Connection helps them to gain the skills and confidence to make lasting changes in their lives.
The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association is the membership association for sustainable and responsible financial services. It promotes responsible investment and finance that supports sustainable economic development, enhances quality of life and safeguards the environment. It also seeks to ensure individuals and institutions can reflect their values in their investments. Through events, networking and member support, UKSIF helps convene members to better understand and influence government, NGOs, regulators and stakeholders on this agenda.
Yeldall Manor is a residential rehabilitation centre, set in 38 acres of Berkshire countryside near Reading. For nearly 40 years, the organisation has been helping men to overcome serious drug or alcohol addictions and return to society to live new lives, drug, alcohol and crime free.