Corporate Social Responsibility

Quite simply, corporate social responsibility (CSR) means a lot to us. A strong commitment to CSR is one of our core values. We focus on providing a positive and effective contribution to the communities in which we live and work.

We see helping our communities as a natural extension of the commitment we make each and every day to our customers — to help employers manage their businesses and employees protect their families and livelihoods.

Our CSR activities in the UK centre around three key pillars:

  • Education
  • Health and Wellbeing (including Disability)
  • Arts, Culture and Sport
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Charitable donations

Are you a charity that could benefit from a donation of up to £10,000? Do you meet one or more of our 3 key pillars? If yes, find out how you could qualify.


More about Unum’s CSR activities

Find out about the three key pillars that we support, our 2017 volunteering and how we’re helping the environment.


2017 Unum UK Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Find out how we are making a difference in our communities.


Unum Group Corporate Responsibility Report

Find out what our US parent company does to help their local communities.


The decision over what charities we support is completely employee-led. The only pre-requisite is that the nominations must support one of the three key pillars: education, health and wellbeing, or arts, culture and sport.

Following employee feedback, we recently took the decision to extend our charity partnerships from one year to two years, helping us make an even bigger difference in our communities.

In 2018 and 2019, we’re proud to be supporting:

  • Child Bereavement UK
  • Ark Cancer Centre Charity
  • Halow

Our 2018/2019 charity partners

Find out more about the three charities we’re supporting in 2018 and 2019.