- Challenging inequality
- Inspiring and educating young people about careers in the built environment
- Supporting and scaling the social enterprise sector
people supported by pre-employment programmes
spent with social enterprises in 2020
young people engaged with in 2020
OUR SOCIAL VALUE STRATEGY
The Group has launched a five-year social value strategy with a Group-wide commitment to the real Living Wage.
Our social value strategy to 2025 focuses on the three strategic themes:
THE IMPACT OF OUR WORK ON SOCIETY
Delivering social value is intrinsic to our purpose and our goals of being a progressive and responsible employer. By considering social value in our business decisions, including the way we employ staff, engage with communities and buy products and services, we can cultivate a more sustainable and inclusive society, and demonstrate that business done well can be a force for good.
Our approach to social value is rooted in our belief that how we do business, is as important as what we do. Our programmes and activities are focused on creating work and training opportunities; building sustainable communities through employment, skills and awareness , and advocacy of trade with the social enterprise sector.
ARMED FORCES COVENANT
Pledging our support to current and former members of the armed forces, their families and reservists.
CARE LEAVER COVENANT
A promise to provide support for those who have been ‘looked after children’ aged 16-25, to help them to live independently.
INSTITUTE OF CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Our Group is a patron of the UK’s professional body for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, promoting brilliance in CRS, by individuals and organisations.