RBS and The Prince's Trust win five awards at Corporate Engagement Awards


RBS and The Prince's Trust win five awards at Corporate Engagement Awards

RBS, in partnership with The Prince's Trust, beat off tough competition to win an unprecedented five awards at the Corporate Engagement Awards this week.

These were:

  • Grand Prix for Best Corporate Partnership or Sponsorship
  • Best charity-centred corporate sponsorship activity - GOLD
  • Best ongoing corporate sponsorship programme - GOLD
  • Best partnership between sponsoring company and sponsored organisation - GOLD
  • Best communication of a corporate sponsorship activity - BRONZE

In their summary, the judges concluded that the partnership between RBS and The Prince's Trust "is not only the benchmark for corporate organisations supporting charitable enterprise, but provides a blueprint for long term, successful corporate sponsorship across sectors".

Hosted by Communicate Magazine, the Corporate Engagement Awards are Europe's only dedicated celebration of corporate partnerships, corporate sponsorship and corporate philanthropy.

RBS have been partners with The Prince's Trust for ten years and put their success at the Corporate Engagement Awards down to combining the resources, skills and networks of RBS and The Trust to give practical and financial support to young people across the UK.

Martina Milburn, Chief Executive, The Prince's Trust: "We are thrilled to receive this recognition of the great work that RBS and The Prince's Trust do together to support the UK's next generation of entrepreneurs. RBS is the largest corporate supporter of our Enterprise Programme: its involvement is invaluable to our success."

Andrew Cave, Head of Group Sustainability, RBS: "We are delighted to win these awards and be recognised by our peers. They are a testament to the value of our relationship and the great work The Prince's Trust does every day to help young people."

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