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Our Partners

Our Partners

Our vision is to set the standard for social responsibility and to ensure this is key to drive successful and resilient business.

In true spirit of collaboration and partnership CSR-A partner with organisations to support our vision.

“Business partnering is the development of successful, long term, strategic relationships between customers and suppliers, based on achieving best practice and sustainable competitive advantage”

Being a ‘partner’ means we will:

  • support and promote our partners where appropriate
  • promote through the CSR-A website
  • promote through our social media channels
  • support specific campaigns
  • collaborate strategically on agreed campaigns
  • ask all partners to sign a code of conduct to ensure our values and standards are maintained

In return we expect our partners to support and promote CSR-A and our associated campaigns.  Through well managed active partnerships we all contribute to making the world a better place.



CSR-A Environment


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The Green Organisation

Established in 1994, we are an independent, international, non-profit, non-political environment group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.

Key to these aims are our International Green Apple Environment Awards, presented every year in the Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, London, to companies, councils and communities who are doing their best for the environment.

We also run the Green World Awards, presented every year in a different country.

We publish many of the award-winning papers in our Green Book, the world’s only annual work of reference on environmental best practice, which we distribute free of charge all over the UK and around the world to commerce and industry, central and local governments, environment professionals, universities, reference libraries, ministers, the media, etc. – enabling them to learn and benefit from the experience and expertise of our winners.

The Green Apple Environment Awards is one of the few British campaigns to be accepted as an automatic feeder scheme into the Brussels-led European Business Awards for the Environment – and many of our winners have gone on to represent their country and win further success abroad.


The Institute of Administrative Management (IAM) is one of the oldest management institutes in the UK having inspired professional business managers and administrators since 1915. Our purpose is to champion the fields of administration and management, and to provide value-adding services to our members that support their career, professional and personal development.

Our individual and corporate membership packages help IAM members stay at the top of their professions by building skills and confidence whilst offering training opportunities.

Our members enjoy access to preferential rates for training courses and qualifications, post-nominal letters and an exclusive discount card for professional bodies only, as well as much more.

We also run our own learning events nationally covering a variety of topics including Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, MS Office, Conflict Management, CSR and many others.

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BBO PA Network

Bucks, Berks and Oxon PA Network (BBO PA Network) is an active professional networking group for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Virtual Assistants, Administrators and Office Managers who work or live in or around the Bucks, Berks & Oxon area.

The network provides a friendly, safe and inclusive environment to share best practice, discuss ideas, inspire one another, build relationships and learn from each other. Each networking event includes stimulating elements of learning and development, topics covered in past events include imposter syndrome, nutrition, leadership skills, presentation skills, personal branding to name but a few. Founded and run by a former Executive Assistant, the network has grown from strength to strength forging great partnerships within the community. Smart Works Reading is the network’s charity partner.

Developing The Inner You

“ Leadership the capacity to translate vision into reality.”—Warren Bennis

But what is a vision without people? To achieve a vision, you need people. For people to work towards delivering a vision, they need a leader who motivates, inspires and radiates with positivity. Developing The Inner You' empowers everyone in the workplace to prioritise their wellbeing.

Schnel Hanson – Founder of ‘Developing The Inner You’

Schnel’s passion is helping people discover who they really are. Her talks discuss all areas of your life to help give you a complete overview of how best to improve yourself. By using the ‘wheel of wellbeing’ tool, Schnel is able to help individuals control their wellbeing and mental health in manageable doses, aiming to remove any sense of overwhelming, instead, aid motivation and encouragement to progress.

Schnel’s entrepreneurial approach also led her to develop ‘The Inner You’ - a wellbeing and personal development brand that helps entrepreneurs, small businesses and larger corporates achieve their dreams. Taking the wellbeing industry to corporate levels, helping businesses to thrive. Her method enables you to take back control of your business, through coaching and mentoring you will be empowered to continue to grow and evolve your business. Schnel runs a selection of sessions, including one on one coaching, specialist retreats and open therapy sessions.

Her passion for wellbeing has seen her work with a variety of individuals and businesses from all walks of life, and she continues to enjoy helping people reach their potential.


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Investors in the Community

INVESTORS IN COMMUNITY - Ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Investors In Community began when they identified that the third sector relationships with business were largely disorganised with nothing to drive the social contributions between the three pillars of giving – companies, individuals and good causes.

At Investors in Community they aim to bring everyone together, offering charities and community groups the ability to manage the giving into their organisation, whilst promoting their projects to businesses and individuals who wish to donate funds, items and volunteer. Business Members: They have developed a business management tool with a key focus to ensure that companies are able to stay in control of their giving with our unique, easy to use dashboard.

Companies can manage staff volunteering their time during work hours and the donations by the business – all of which can be filtered into reports that suit you. Free to Use for all Charities, Good Causes & Individuals: By providing a tool that gives businesses that cutting edge in managing their Social Responsibility, it has allowed us to create a platform free to use by all individuals and good causes. Community Credits: Every individual and business will earn ‘Community Credits’ for all forms of giving, which will drive activity as they compete against friends and neighbours to invest the most in their community.

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Imagine a world in which all schools operated at their peak level of performance, regardless of their location or economic status. We believe that this world is within reach with the help of LetsLocalise.

LetsLocalise is a multi-sided digital platform that builds a connected community to support cash strapped schools with their financial and non-financial needs. It's built around sustainability and sustainable development.

The platform creates interconnections between members of the community and their local schools. By allowing schools to share details of upcoming events, individuals and businesses can clearly see how and where they can most productively offer their help, time, resources and money.

The platform allows businesses to discover, transact, monitor, measure, and witness the impact of their contributions toward schools. It empowers you to create a huge social impact seamlessly, get community recognition instantly, and generate metrics efficiently for CSR Accreditation. All the CSR contributions are made under the flagship of the contributor.

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G.APP17 is a digital platform that facilitates strategic win-win partnerships between non-profit organisations and businesses, so you can make a difference together.

We merge technology with human-led solutions by positioning your partnerships in the landscape of sustainable development. Starting from the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we provide a digital platform to strengthen the link between non-profit organisations and businesses oriented towards making a difference for everyone's future.

The aim of G.APP17 is to match your company with non-profit organisations that share your priorities and objectives and enable you to measure & share the impact of the projects you participate in.

As we are planning to launch the beta version of the platform in the coming months, we would like to create a network of businesses willing to share their everyday experiences and co-create a solution with us by joining G.APP17 to test and improve the platform together.
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Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a group of genetic skin conditions that cause the skin to blister and tear at the slightest touch.

Those born with EB have skin so fragile they are called 'butterfly children' – their skin is quite simply as fragile as the wing of a butterfly. Painful open wounds and sores form where this exceptionally fragile skin is damaged – in some cases, internal linings and organs are also affected. Complications as a result of secondary infection and extensive scarring are factors that people living with EB often have to face.

Tragically, certain types of EB can be fatal in infancy and others are severely life-limiting. We estimate that more than 5,000 people are living with EB in the UK, and 500,000 worldwide.

EB may be inherited in either a dominant or recessive form. In dominant EB, one parent usually carries the gene and is affected by the condition themselves, while the birth of a child suffering from the recessive form is usually totally unexpected since both parents can carry the EB gene without displaying the condition themselves. In dominant EB, there is a 50% chance of passing the disorder to children: in recessive EB the chance is 25%.

EB can also arise through a new spontaneous mutation – neither parent carries EB but the gene mutates spontaneously in either the sperm or the egg before conception.

Buddy Bag Foundation

48,000 children require emergency accommodation in the UK each year. Children fleeing violent situations often have to leave home quickly without the chance to collect basic items. These children arrive in emergency accommodation with just the clothes they are wearing.

Buddy Bag Foundation restores a sense of safety and security into a child’s life during a traumatic time is one of the first steps to recovery. Buddy Bags are something a child can call their own, no matter where they go. Tailored across a wide age range from new born babies to teenagers, they contain all the essential items a child needs straight away, such as toiletries, pyjamas, socks and underwear. They also include comfort items, such as a book, and a teddy bear.

We also host Team Building Buddy Bag Brigades where we bring together a group of Volunteers to help pack 180 Buddy Bags which are delivered to children in Women’s Refuge.

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Pace is a charity that provides first class education, therapy and support for children aged 0-18 with cerebral palsy, related sensory motor disorders and development delay, and support and guidance for their families. Our aim is to lead the way in the delivery of innovative and effective educational and developmental provision that focuses on the development of independence skills in all areas, while recognising that every child is different and has unique potential.
The Clare Foundation

The Clare Foundation

The Clare Foundation is a charity that brings together key stakeholders, partners, businesses and charitable organisations to facilitate and create positive change across society in Buckinghamshire.

They work collaboratively with other local not-for-profits (supporting more than just charities but Local authorities, CICs, etc) to assist them to become more efficient and effective. This is achieved by providing multi-stakeholder project management, social investment loans, leadership development, business and strategy assistance and hold many events and workshops throughout the year. Through many of their projects and programmes their aim is to increase individuals’ self-esteem, well-being, confidence and general happiness.


Report Scope

ReportScope is a registered SDG Reporting Consultancy that seeks to sustain social investments made by business. We believe the SDGs are an ideal platform to enable a framework that ensures CSR programs are relevant - accredited - have a strong business case - are well reported on and add comparable value to society. Through guidance by the SDGs, the Consultancy offers the following services:


  • Report Scope was established by Velakhe Mbingo A goal-oriented and results-driven sustainability practitioner who is passionate about the potential role of SDGs in sustaining CSR.

    The Ordinary Foundation

    We are a team of Educationalist /Project Heads /Agricultural Scientist who have handled more than 50 + projects across various spectrum within the Educational & other eco-system. Besides with the team of Certified Trainers and with Vocational Skills Specialization we have transformed many lives .

    Our primary work includes various market studies & impact assessment & CSR consulting, community development, NGO Management which has helped various corporate enabling them to perform at their best in building the society. With a decade of sound experience we have worked with various sector skills councils such as Automotive ,Logistics ,Retail, Tourism & Capital Goods,Beauty & Wellness etc .

    Our Biggest strengths involve the following activities such as

  • Sustainability
  • Skill Development
  • NGO Management
  • Community Development
  • Sustainable Development

  • Established by Shan.A an Educationalist & Certified Trainer with Vocational Skills Specialization which includes various market studies & Impact assessment & CSR consulting which has helped various corporate enabling them to perform at their best . I have a vast experience in anchoring multiple areas such as IT- Information Technology, Sales, & Automotive across India catering the corporate and educational sectors.

    Edward Packshaw CSR-A

    Edward Packshaw

    Edward Packshaw, is a qualified sustainability specialist with experience in corporate CSR and sustainable education. Edward can support organisations with carbon footprinting, net-zero or carbon-positive planning, CSR strategy and policy development, volunteer programme development and carbon offsetting. He specialises in education, meaning he can also deliver workshops and training to help companies better understand their impact.

    Edward is also the founder of the Responsible Schools Project, aimed at helping schools become carbon and community positive, having spent 5 years building Africa’s first sustainable school.

    B Other Wise Ltd

    B Other Wise will take you on a journey to improve your profit while giving back to the People, the Community and the Planet

    For Muryel Boulay - Founder It all started with food and where it came from, with the importance of the produce linked to the land.

    Food manufacturing took me around the world and made me aware of the importance of taking care of the planet and its inhabitants for the future generations

    At B Other Wise , we ask questions to help you build a sustainability strategy and action plan that is right for your business, your employees, your suppliers, your customers and your board members

    We shine the light onto your activities so that UN SDGs become a way of being and doing business


    Bucks New University

    Bucks New University is a new breed of university, focusing on degrees that are professional and practical, as well as academic. Young in outlook, but well established in the fields we specialise in, we offer high quality, professionally-driven university courses, in everything from nursing, health and social care, to cyber fraud detection, textiles and aviation.

    Being a responsible corporate citizen is important to us at Bucks New University.

    In 2019, we became the first UK University to achieve a Gold award in a scheme which recognises sustainable and ethical organisations for their excellence in corporate social responsibility. The University’s activities were rigorously assessed across four areas: environment; philanthropy; community and workplace.


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