We have a busy few days ahead as we get ready for our very first Charity Day
Corporate Social Responsibility is one of the most dynamic, exciting and enjoyable parts of working in a large organisation.
CSR projects give our colleagues the opportunity to take part some in extraordinary projects and gain experience that wouldn’t typically be available to them in their day-to-day roles. These projects range from student mentoring to adventurous fundraising activities, and they all play a part in creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and kindness in the workplace.
At our first Capital Markets Day in March, I talked about CSR and the efforts we would be making to give back to our local communities. I’m pleased to say that we’ve made great strides over the past few weeks. In fact, on Friday 2 June we’ll be celebrating Utilitywise’s first ever Charity Day – a whole day of fundraising across the whole Utilitywise Group.
Giving back to our communities
On Friday 2 June, Utilitywise will be raising money for a number of different charities, with each one nominated by a different colleague.
- We’ll be supporting WaterAid, our Group charity
- In Newcastle, we’ll be raising money for the Children’s Heart Unit Fund, nominated by energy consultants Sean Gleeson and Kerryn Allan
- In Redditch, we’re raising money for the Acorn Children’s Hospice, nominated by carbon analyst Victoria Pollard
- Our team in Portsmouth will be supporting Second Chance, nominated by administrator Warren Lodder
- At our Bury office, bill validation analyst Sarah Burns nominated The Willow Foundation
- In Chesterfield, we’re raising money for St Luke’s Hospice, nominated by Simon Wilson
- In Prague, we’re supporting our Prague office’s annual charity, Klokanek Children’s Home
Over the next few days we’ll be sharing more information about our Charity Day and the kind of activities that will be taking place. You can stay up to date with our activities on social media, but particularly on Twitter – just follow @utilitywiseplc and @AdrienneMcFar15.