Corporate Philanthropy


The retail industry is increasingly having a positive impact on civil society. From plastic bag levy funded charitable schemes to peace keeping in Cambodia, we explore retail and philanthropy.

Plastic bag levy raises almost £10million for charities via CAF

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How do we work with retail companies?

We work with some of the leading retail companies in the world including Sainsbury's, H & M and ASOS and are committed to providing leading, trusted expertise to our retail clients including:

  • Disbursing £10 million worth of carrier bag levy funds through new and existing community programs for supermarkets
  • Providing grants for local communities on behalf of high street retailers and supermarkets
  • Establishing payroll giving and matching schemes for supermarkets, luxury retailers and high street retailers
  • Supporting with employee and customer fundraising as well as assisting with charity partnerships, providing advice led support for retailers
  • Supporting retailers to make international donations to charities

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Beyond Integrity

In Cambodia, clothes retailers intervened to stop violent repression of protests for better labour conditions in factories.

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Plastic bag levy - the story so far

Almost 18 months on from the levy being introduced, we are starting to see the positive impact retailers are creating.

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Sainsbury's does good stuff!

Sainsbury’s will be using #givingtuesday as an opportunity to highlight all the ways they support their communities.

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We partner with major retailers to manage the funds generated by the plastic bag levy.

We work with major retailers such as Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury's and Aldi to help them establish new and build on existing community programmes from funds generated by the plastic bag levy.

If you would like to find out more about how we could work with your company, please contact us or visit our plastic bag levy page.   

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Payroll Giver from ASOS

Taylor, a Delivery Resolutions Specialist at ASOS, has a very personal motivation behind his Payroll Giving. He gives to 14 different causes through CAF Give As You Earn.

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Payroll Giver from GAP

“I started contributing £5 a month to Mencap which seemed a small amount for me to be able to give monthly but would add up over time and support the charity.”

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Payroll Giver from Tesco

"I'm part of this wonderful scheme! I give to a charity that supports people that suffer from MS as unfortunately my granny had it. I give through payroll as it's just so handy.”

Why is Payroll Giving important

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Importance of Payroll Giving

Find out how retailers like Tesco, who engages almost 16,000 employees to donate monthly through CAF Give As You Earn, are using Payroll Giving to make a real impact.

8 steps towards localism

The increasing cultural shift towards localism and how businesses can build a stronger connection within the communities they operate in is explored.

The power of people in purpose

Janek, CAF Senior Corporate Advisor, explains how essential people are in developing an authentic, compelling sense of brand purpose.