GOSH Charity & Sparks announce merger

Sparks initially joined GOSH Charity as a partner in 2017 to share resources and expertise. Below is a letter posted on both charities’ websites, from Chief Executive Louise Parkes: “In 2017 Sparks approached GOSH Charity about working in partnership. By coming together and sharing our resources and expertise, we aimed to make more money available to researchers from across the country who were trying to find treatments and cures for children with rare diseases. “Since Sparks joined us in 2017, it has contributed £2.2million to our fantastic joint National Call,…

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Standard Life Aberdeen Join Pawprint Pioneer Program To Take Action On ‘At Home’ Carbon Footprint

With the ongoing pandemic, how people currently work and live has changed dramatically and therefore so has their carbon footprint. Whilst the emissions from offices and, more importantly, business travel have reduced, the majority of people are now working from home and creating emissions from increased energy use there. Standard Life Aberdeen has estimated that their employees carbon emissions from working at home could represent up to 60% of their overall 2020 carbon footprint.  That is why the global investment firm has partnered with eco-tech business Pawprint, a company set…

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Tesco to donate an additional £4m of food to FareShare

FareShare’s longstanding retail partner, Tesco, is set to donate an additional £4m of food to help the charity continue its support of frontline organisations feeding people in need. The generous donation will be used to purchase high quality cheese and meats with a mixture of ambient food in the New Year to help FareShare continue providing food to frontline organisations feeding those in need across the UK. Earlier this year, the supermarket provided £15m of food to FareShare and the Trussell Trust to support those who needed help at the…

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Pampers® Donates More Than 200,000 Preemie Diapers to Canadian Families for Prematurity Awareness Month

Each year in Canada more than 30,000 babies are born prematurely, spending their first weeks in the NICU and as a result, needing extra care. In honour of November’s Prematurity Awareness Month, Pampers is donating more than 200,000 diapers via the Canadian Premature Babies Foundation (CPBF) and invites Canadians to join the conversation by sharing words of encouragement using hashtag #PampersForPreemies. For every hashtag used in November and December, Pampers® will donate one extra diaper to Canadian NICUs via the CPBF on their behalf. During the first three years of…

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Northern Trust Releases Latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Northern Trust Corporation announced today it has released its latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The report details progress toward enhancing our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy, reducing our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), and launching client-focused Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) tools and investment vehicles. “This report reflects Northern Trust’s ongoing commitment to our stakeholders,” Northern Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Grady said. “While the report covers 2019, the challenges and uncertainty of 2020 have transformed the ways we work with one another, our clients, and our communities.…

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