Announced as a finalist for the Better Society Awards 2017, HOME Fundraising has been shortlisted for the Most Ethical Business category, having embedded ethical practices across its business model in the UK and overseas.
As part of an international group that includes HOME India, HOME believes firmly in investing in development and leadership opportunities for its people (more than 1,600 staff from a wide range of backgrounds), ethical and environmental policies and ensuring that any partnerships the company has reflects those same principles.
With 17 UK offices, HOME has a 36% share of the UK door-to-door fundraising market and is the largest commercial employer of fundraisers in Europe. HOME’s high standards of quality and customer satisfaction are recognised with an ISO 9001:2008 QMS accreditation for doorstep recruitment of new regular donors.
HOME is the only fundraising company to have been shortlisted for the awards.
Dominic Will, Managing Director of HOME Fundraising, said: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for this award. Our goal has always been to be a good company to work for; an organisation that does the right thing and one that really values its people, giving them the opportunities to grow and develop. There are some other great organisations shortlisted for this award and it’s an honour to be a finalist with them.”
Now in their third year, the Better Society Awards, hosted by Better Society Network, are the showcase for excellence that celebrate the efforts that commercial companies make in order to help create a better society. The Better Society Awards are unique in rewarding companies that give time and expertise freely, to companies that have made a commitment to creating clearly better practices, the awards were created to allow the UK not-for-profit sector to shine.
The winners will be determined by an independent judging panel and announced at the Better Society Awards Gala and Dinner on 11 May 2017 at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square.