The Business Charity Awards 2011 shortlist

The Business Charity Awards 2011
The Business Charity Awards 2011

Business charity champion

Awarded to the business leader who has done the most to harness or increase corporate support for charities across the private sector.

- Winner to be announced on the night

Business of the year

Awarded to the business that has done the most to help the voluntary sector and the wider community.

- Centrica

- Ethicall

- Hilton Worldwide

- Hogan Lovells LLP

- Nomura

Social investment

For the business that has most effectively or innovatively supported social enterprise or self-sustaining voluntary sector projects in the UK.

- Winner to be announced on the night

Charity partnership: short-term

Awarded to the best partnership between a company and a charity or charities that has lasted up to a year and a half.

- British Telecom/Young Enterprise and Career Academies UK

- Centrica/Make-A-Wish Foundation UK

- Deloitte/Help for Heroes

- Simplyhealth/VoiceAbility

- Tesco Stores/Clic Sargent

Charity partnership: long-term (finance and professional)

Awarded to the best partnership between a company and a charity or charities that has lasted or will last more than a year and a half.

- Barclays/Unicef

- BNY Mellon/Community Links

- First Direct/ChildLine

- Lloyds Banking Group/Opportunity International

- Nomura/Teenage Cancer Trust

- Royal Bank of Scotland/The Prince’s Trust

Charity partnership: long-term

Awarded to the best partnership between a company and a charity or charities that has lasted or will last more than a year and a half.

- Brakes Group/Fareshare

- Keyline Builders Merchants/The Prostate Cancer Charity

- Land Rover/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

- Musgrave Retail Partners NI/Action Cancer

- Starbucks Coffee Company/ National Literacy Trust

- Wessex Water Services/WaterAid

Affinity marketing

Awarded for the use of a company’s products or services to help a charity provide benefits to its donors, beneficiaries or members.

- Coventry Building Society/The Royal British Legion

- NFU Mutual/Garden Organic

- Virgin Trains/Clic Sargent

Cause-related marketing

Awarded to a marketing partnership between a business and a charity that uses the company’s products to promote the charity’s cause or brand, or helps raise funds for the charity.

- All for Eve/The Eve Appeal

- Fine Foods International/Save the Children

- People’s Postcode Lottery/Missing People

- Pizza Express/Oxfam

- Sovereign Health Care/ Heart Research UK

- Topshop/Teenage Cancer Trust

Corporate foundation

Awarded to a philanthropic foundation set up by a business that has supported the charity sector.

- Greggs Foundation

- The Nationwide Foundation

- Wates Giving

Employment scheme

Awarded to the company that has aided a charity or charities by offering work, training, work experience or similar support to beneficiaries.

- Barclays/Business in the Community

- Lancaster Cleaning and Support Services/Tomorrow’s People

- Morgan Hunt/Dame Kelly Holmes Trust

Employee engagement

Awarded to the company that has made the most difference to the voluntary sector by engaging its workforce in charitable activities.

- Bibby Line Group/Fairbridge UK & Charities Trust, plus 271 chosen causes

- Cambridge University Press/Wildlife Trust

- First Direct/ChildLine

- Hilton Worldwide

- MEM Consumer Finance/Helen & Douglas House

- Royal Bank of Scotland/Charities Trust

Outstanding team

Awarded to the team in a business that has most successfully worked to improve its support for corporate social responsibility or charity.

- Legal & General/Shelter

- Lloyds Banking Group/British Heart Foundation

Challenge team

Awarded to a team of employees from any part of the business who took part in a successful fundraising challenge for a UK charity.

- Centrica/Camfed

- Deloitte/Children with Leukaemia, Cancer Research UK, Help for Heroes & African Rainforest Trust

- Lombard/Mary’s Meals

UK project

Awarded to the company that has made the biggest difference to charity beneficiaries through its involvement in a project run by a UK-based charity in the UK.

- First Group/Save the Children

- Keyline Builders Merchants/The Prostate Cancer Charity

- Nationwide Building Society/Shelter

Overseas project

Awarded to the company that has made the biggest difference to charity beneficiaries through its involvement in a project run by a UK charity outside the UK.

- Barclays/Unicef

- E.ON AG/Global Action Plan

- Lloyds Banking Group/Opportunity International

- Openwork/The Philippine Community Fund

- Reckitt Benckiser/Save the Children

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