RBS receives awards for community work


RBS receives awards for community work

The bank won awards for its efforts to improve local communities and the workplace.

NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund winners

The bank’s Skills & Opportunities Fund won a bronze award in the ‘best execution’ category.

 

The Corporate Engagement Awards recognise and celebrate the best corporate partnerships and Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, with a focus on how companies involve their employees.

At a recent awards ceremony in London, RBS collected a number of awards for its work in this area. Among these awards were:

  • A silver award in the ‘most effective long-term charity programme’ category for the bank’s 40-year partnership with The Prince’s Trust.
  • A silver award for our partnership with The Prince’s Trust’s Enterprise programme in the ‘best charity programme’ category.  The Enterprise programme helps disadvantaged young people forge new skills and start their own business.
  • The relationship between RBS and Sport Relief was Highly Commended in the ‘best collaboration for a single event’ category.
  • NatWest and London’s Southbank Centre, with support from M&C Saatchi, won a bronze ‘best arts and culture programme’ award for their work to create a Family Fun Zone for the Southbank’s winter season.
  • The bank’s Skills & Opportunities Fund won a bronze award in the ‘best execution’ category. The Fund supports projects run by charities, social enterprises and community groups to help people develop the skills they need to get into work or start a business.

 

Kirsty Britz, Director of Sustainability commented:

“We are becoming a more sustainable bank; a more responsible company, doing business in a sustainable way. We are proud that our programmes show the difference we’re making for our customers and communities. Continuing to live our values and providing simple and fair banking will help us to build trust for the long term.”

Related articles

London organisations supported by Skills and Opportunities Fund

London Skills and Opportunities Fund winners explain how the funding will support their organisations in the future.

Supporting communities
Leading the pack on financial education

Following the release of our Sustainability Report 2015, our Director of Sustainability, Kirsty Britz explains how supporting financial education is helping today’s customers and those of tomorrow.

Blog

Latest news

Q4 2016 RBS postcode lending

Lending data published today shows that RBS is a major supporter of the British economy.

Female entrepreneurs in South of England most likely to be labelled as ‘overbearing’, a ‘working mum’ or ‘ruthless’

NatWest research reveals 59 percent of female entrepreneurs in London have been branded with stereotypical gender labels when running their business.

The Start-up Loans Company joins forces with NatWest & Royal Bank of Scotland to fund British businesses

The Start Up Loans Company will join a handful of leading alternative finance firms in an exclusive partnership with a NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland programme designed to help businesses access alternative sources of finance.

Set Tab for lightbox