Making a difference to our communities

Our community activity is a core part of who we are. It is engaging for our people and is often called out as one of the things that makes BGL Group a great place to work.

From volunteering to match funding, by 2020 we aim to achieve..

250,000
lives impacted
£3 million
in donations
75,000
hours of volunteering

How we'll achieve these goals

Together with our colleagues, we strive to impact community and social development, not only within our own locations but around the world. Aligning our CSR strategy with the overall Group purpose ensures we continuously operate responsibly and create long-term positive value for society.

As a Group, our CSR strategy operates in three main areas, Partnerships, Community and Personal.

Making a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities

Our purpose and values are core to our success. 

Could the BGL Make a Difference Fund help your charity? Through the BGL Make a Difference fund, each of our business locations will fund a key project or initiative to benefit people in the local area, working in partnership with a locally based charity. Find out more

Our CSR champions

The satisfaction I get from being able to impact people's lives is amazing

I have met and established great partnerships with those volunteers who work tirelessly and passionately for the charities that are close to their own hearts. It's a pleasure to be involved in making a difference through BGL's donations and fundraising processes.

Samantha Ronnay, Customer Services

We have made such a difference in Sunderland, I'm proud to be a part of BGL's CSR programme

I had a clear vision of how we could maximise our impact on the community by making the most of the funds provided by BGL. It’s not an exaggeration to say that some of our local charities wouldn’t have been able to continue with the great work they are doing if it wasn’t for the Community team here in Sunderland, supported by BGL.

Dave Clarke, Customer Experience Manager
Sponsorship
Corporate Citizenship
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