Corporate social responsibility
“Acting with integrity and responsibility towards our clients, each other, our communities and our environment is a fundamental part of how we do business at Zolfo Cooper. Our CSR agenda is not something we do in our spare time, it’s what we do all the time” Simon Freakley, CEO
CSR is a fundamental part of how we operate at Zolfo Cooper and our core values of Honesty and Integrity, Quality, Accountability and Leadership are at the centre of our CSR strategy.
The CSR strategic objectives are split into four key areas, Community Investment, Environmental Management, Workplace and CSR Communication. Through these areas we are committed to the following:
Working in partnership with, and where appropriate seeking accreditation from, key advisors in the CSR arena such as Business in the Community, The Carbon Trust and The Princes May Day Trust.
Improving our environmental performance via a national programme of recycling and ensuring that all our national offices meet with the highest possible energy ratings.
Working with our suppliers to ensure that, where possible, we procure sustainable good and services.
Reducing our carbon footprint through a wide range of measures including the adoption of online video conferencing and Cycle2Work scheme. Investing in our local communities through schemes such as Right to Read and Number Partners. In addition we operate mentoring schemes in local schools and colleges.
Providing a supportive and nurturing environment for all our employees through a range of initiatives including an employee assistance programme, subsidised eye care, intra-office sports teams and exercise classes and discounted corporate gym membership, dental insurance and annual health checks.
The Zolfo Cooper Foundation trustees are pleased to announce a donation of £3,880 to the Kids Company charity
Thursday, 9 August, 2012 - 16:27
Kids Company currently supports approximately 17,000 children and young people in four centres and across 40 schools in London. Many are exposed to exceptional levels of risk as a result of childhood trauma and neglect. The children often come from households where the parent is on very low income or unable to find work. The challenges faced by those they support are considerable:
- 87% struggle with emotional difficulties and mental health problems;
- 84% have experienced...