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CAF Corporate Advisory


Our advisory team can help you with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, sustainability and community investment programmes

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We work with businesses to integrate social purpose through high impact strategies and programmes

Working closely with the corporate and charity sectors, we help you choose the right approach for your business. We bring:

  • an expert team with backgrounds in consulting and social change
  • a values-led, pragmatic approach, that focuses on impact
  • a global perspective, based on 90 years of managing philanthropy at scale

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We have a strong track record of providing strategic corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and community investment advice

Our services are tailored to your needs but often cover the following areas:

Maximising impact

We help articulate the impact you want to make, maximise the effect you have and communicate the difference you've made.

Corporate foundations

If you want to set up a corporate foundation, we can help to design it and ensure that it reflects your strategic goals and achieves your sustainable and measurable impact.

Charity partnerships

We facilitate business-charity collaborations that achieve a socially-responsible change.

The value of partnerships
Help with corporate grantmaking

Corporate grant making

We'll design a programme to meet your needs, and run it while you get on with business.

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Manage your CSR budget with the CAF Company Account

By giving through a CAF Company Account, you can make the way you give money to charity simple, safe and strategic. Protect your corporate giving with a versatile solution, donate to charity tax-effectively and give globally with assurance.


We are a trusted partner of 70% of FTSE 100 companies

We support 70% of FTSE100 companies and many more businesses to achieve their corporate responsibility and sustainability goals by providing:

  • Insight: Understanding you, your purpose, context and positioning through research, benchmarking and workshops.
  • Analysis: Creating new solutions, designing options to build social purpose, and making the business case.
  • Strategy: Designing a roadmap to integrate social purpose, ensuring stakeholder buy-in and building high impact programmes.
  • Implementation: Supporting you to succeed, providing critical friend advice and supporting you to review, learn and improve your impact.

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Find out how our team help responsible businesses become an invaluable source for social good.

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Warburtons wanted a charity partner for an exciting new partnership to improve healthy lifestyles across Great Britain.

Partnering parkrun with Warburtons
npower fuel charitable work


npower wanted to end the fuel crisis and give everyone access to energy for the basics: heating, cooking and keeping the lights on.

How we found a solution for npower
Asos clothing charitable work


Growing strongly in the UK and overseas, ASOS wished to develop local communities that reflected the ASOS Africa brand.

How we helped ASOS

We've found CAF’s independent constructive challenge invaluable. They took care to understand our corporate objectives, challenges and charitable aspirations.

Matthew Cole, Head of Policy and Social Energy, npower

Employees meet about growing social impact

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Call us on 03000 123 207 or email

Meet the advisory team


Are you up to the challenge of impact thinking?

Our Corporate Client Advisor, Janek, explores three truths about social impact and the need to start thinking about outcomes rather than outputs.

The case for integrating social purpose

We look at why businesses are increasingly focussing on social purpose and what this means for those that aren’t.

Inside the CR team

CAF and our colleagues at Acre discuss how the way in which business values its CR function is changing.