Volunteering in education offers significant financial benefits

The Taskforce welcomes the release of the landmark report by the City of London Corporation detailing the skills and competencies developed by employees involved in corporate volunteering schemes as well as the financial value accrued by businesses running such schemes.

Commissioned by the City of London Corporation and produced by Corporate Citizenship, the report – ‘Volunteering: the Business Case’ – tracks the learning and development of 546 employees from 16 major City firms volunteering in schools and colleges across the UK.

Speaking alongside the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Nick Anstee, at the launch event was the report author and director of Corporate Citizenship, Andrew Wilson; non-executive Director of Nomura, Kieran Poynter; Director of the Education and Employers Taskforce, Nick Chambers and Director of Research and Policy at the Chartered Institute of Management, Petra Wilson.

To read the full report visit: ‘Volunteering – the business case