CAF CONGRATULATES WINNERS OF 2012 BUSINESS CHARITY AWARDS

17 May 2012

A glittering Business Charity Awards ceremony, attended by nearly 500 people representing successful UK business and charity partnerships, took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Tuesday evening (15 May).

CAF, the headline sponsor  for the third year running, congratulated the shortlisted finalists and the eventual winners for their achievements in bringing together a wide range of corporates and charities to benefit local and overseas communities.  

Jeremy Bliss, Head of Company Relations at CAF, said:

“A fantastic night was had by everyone who attended the awards, and we thank compere Huw Edwards for his continued support.

CAF is committed to working with Third Sector to ensure the Business Charity Awards continue to go from strength to strength. We believe the Awards remain a core part of the growing impact of corporate charity partnerships and we are really proud to support this.

Many congratulations to the winners, and to those who made the shortlist. Your inclusion in the awards is well deserved and reflects your achievements and commitment to the sector.”

THE WINNERS

  • Business Charity Champion: Ian Church
  • Business of the Year: Travis Perkins
  • Charity Partnership: Network Rail with Samaritans
  • Charity Partnership: Retail and Leisure Tesco with the Alzheimer’s Society
  • Charity Partnership: Finance and Professional HSBC with WWF, Earthwatch, the Smithsonian and The Climate Group
  • Charity Partnership: Short Term The Co-operative Group with Mencap and Enable Scotland
  • Charity Partnership: Small Businesses Quality Solicitors with Barnardo’s
  • Affinity Marketing: The Gro Company with the Foundation for the Study of Infant Death
  • Cause-related Marketing: Miko Coffee with the World Land Trust
  • Corporate Foundation: The Co-operative Foundation
  • Challenge Team: British Gas with the Make-A-Wish Foundation: Kilimanjaro Climb
  • CSR Team: Barclays
  • Employee Engagement: Barclays
  • Employment Scheme: Pret A Manger - The Simon Hargraves Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Outstanding Employee: Kate Neville
  • Single Project: Sainsbury’s with FareShare - 1 Million Meal Appeal
  • Overseas Project: Barclays with Care International and Plan UK: Banking on Change
  • Community Impact: Investec Bank with the Bromley by Bow Centre

Find out more about the winners on the Third Sector website.