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Corporate Philanthropy

SPOTLIGHT ON RETAIL

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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SPOTLIGHT ON RETAIL

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CASE STUDY

M&S - shopping and giving

When M&S launched their Sparks loyalty card, they were determined to go the extra mile and empower their customers to make a real difference.

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Plastic bag levy - the story so far

CASE STUDY

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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CASE STUDY

Adapting to new expectations of the modern consumer

Brands of the future are built on community engagement. Find out how we can help you add the 'feel good' factor in your buyer experience.

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MAXIMISING THE IMPACT OF THE PLASTIC BAG LEVY

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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GROWING YOUR IMPACT

Our team help responsible business become an invaluable source for social good.

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RETAIL INSIGHT BLOGS

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.