Employees from a Marlow based company have taken part in a ‘Do Good’ week helping members of the local community.
Just under 200 employees based at the Marlow HQ of Dun & Bradstreet took part in a ‘Do Good’ week, which is part of a global initiative run by the company in which employees of the company at our locations around the world take part.
The ‘Do Good’ week is in addition to the two volunteering days each employee can participate in annually and if promoted by the company as a great opportunity for our teams to work together and give something back to the communities and environment we work within.
As well as the activities listed below employees also donated clothing and other items to support local charities. The activities the employees participated in were :
- Longridge Activity Centre – General outdoor maintenance over two days.
- Horse Trust – General volunteering.
- Holtspur School – Redecoration of outdoor space at the school. (Pictured above)
- Charity Bike Build – On Wednesday 19th July 2017 over 50 employees were involved in an afternoon of building bikes for vulnerable or ill children which were distributed via charities such as the NSPCC. (Pictured above)
- Stokenchurch Dog Rescue – General volunteering.
- Chiltern Society – Clearance work on Marlow Common.
- Wycombe Homeless Connection – Supermarket sweep at local supermarkets.
Ed Thorne, UK Managing Director at Dun & Bradstreet said : ‘Giving back to the local community we work within is an important part of our culture at Dun & Bradstreet and it’s been great to give our time in addition to our usual fundraising efforts.
I was proud of all the teams who went out to help others as part our ‘Do Good’ volunteering week and we’ve had positive feedback from the charities and organisations we worked with.‘