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.
Chesham Environmental Group is an independent community organisation working on environmental projects across Chesham. Twice a month volunteers come together to protect and improve the biodiversity of the town and it's environs, with a particular focus on Chesham's River Chess, a rare chalk stream. Supported by Hattie Godber.
Diversity in Sustainability is a membership organisation aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the field of sustainability. It equips current and future Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour sustainability leaders with the skills, networks and resources to accelerate the transition to a sustainable and just future, and works to make the profession more inclusive. Supported by Rosie Towe
HOBY UK’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. They achieve this through delivering residential and one-day leadership workshops for 14-18 year olds across the UK, delivered by volunteers and focused on developing leadership skills, building confidence, and engaging in community volunteering projects. Supported by Regan Leahy
The Literacy pirates are an educational charity working to develop the literacy, confidence and perseverance of children who are falling behind in class and have fewer opportunities, so they can achieve both at school and beyond. They run weekly sessions with primary school aged children in North East London, led by qualified teachers and supported by volunteers. Supported by Valentina Okolo.
The real Living Wage is voluntarily paid by businesses that believes their staff deserve a wage which meets everyday needs. Carnstone is a Living Wage employer, and have committed to ensuring that the Living Wage is paid to those who supply us and our offices. We also provide pro bono support to the Living Wage Foundation. Supported by Paul Burke
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.
On any given day Refuge supports more than 6,000 people, helping them rebuild their lives and overcome many different forms of violence and abuse; for example, domestic violence, sexual violence, so-called ‘honour’-based violence, human trafficking and modern slavery, and female genital mutilation. UK National Domestic Abuse Helpline volunteers answer calls and provide support to women experiencing domestic abuse and sexual violence. Supported by Catherine Van Loo
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.