Corporate responsibility advisory services


We partner with businesses who want to maximise their potential to create a better society.

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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 responsibility, 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.

Grow your strategic corporate giving

Corporate foundations

We design corporate foundations to reflect your strategic goals and achieve sustainable impact.

Deliver positive change

Charity partnerships

We facilitate business-charity collaborations that achieve real social change.

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 your giving count in a simple, safe and strategic way. Protect your corporate giving with a versatile solution, donate 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.

How we found parkrun for Warburtons


SITA wanted to increase their commitment to social responsibility when the air transport industry expanded significantly in Africa.

How we found a solution for SITA
CAF working with clients: ASOS


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 pains to understand our corporate objectives, challenges and charitable aspirations.

Matthew Cole, Head of Policy & Social Energy npower

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