We’re determined to make a positive difference both in our workplaces and in our local communities. Ensuring our people’s and our communities’ wellbeing and safety is our priority.
Many of our communities face significant social challenges, including high levels of youth unemployment and social exclusion. We are proud to have been an integral part of our communities for generations and in 2020, we’ve been using our strong local links to help communities and vulnerable groups – especially people from disadvantaged backgrounds – who have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supporting our communities has never been so important. We want to act as a force for good by supporting local community partnerships and by helping disadvantaged young people gain the employability, skills and confidence they need to succeed.
As part of our work to support local communities, we encourage our employees to take part in a wide range of volunteering activities connected to our sustainability commitments.
Our actions in our communities helps to support UN Sustainability Development Goal 1, UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 and UN Sustainable Development Goal 11.