Powerday Joins Social Enterprise Uk
19th May 2021
Earlier this month, Powerday PLC announced they had become an official Social Enterprise Supporting Member of Social Enterprise UK, the national body for businesses with a social or environmental mission. Powerday Foundation has also qualified as an official Social Enterprise.
Social Enterprise UK are the leading global authority on social enterprise, they are a strategic partner to 6 government departments and have led public policy on social enterprise for 15 years.
As a Social Enterprise Supporter, Powerday PLC pledge their support for social enterprises and for ‘buying social’, using their corporate buying power to support social enterprises and have a positive impact on society.
Joint Managing Director of Powerday, Jim Craig says: “At Powerday, we want to ensure that our procurement is sustainable and supports our commitment to delivering social value throughout our business. As a result, we have identified procurement as one of five core pillars of our newly launched sustainability strategy. Working with social enterprises aligns closely with this commitment so we are delighted to join and support Social Enterprise UK to facilitate progress in this area.”
Powerday Foundation, which oversees all charitable activities, has also become a certified member of Social Enterprise UK joining their vast network of social enterprises.
Edward Crossan, Vice Chairman, Powerday says: “We are committed to using our sustained growth to support our local communities. We hope that joining Social Enterprise UK will enable us to work with likeminded individuals and organisations to help us to expand our work with local partners, schools and communities, and replicate the success of our partnership with London Boxing.”
You can read more about our commitment to sustainable procurement and our local communities in our Sustainability and Wellness Manifesto.
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