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:
Find out about the three key pillars that we support, our 2018 volunteering and how we’re helping the environment.
Find out how we are making a difference in our communities.
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:
Find out more about the three charities we’re supporting in 2018 and 2019.
Unum's vision is to positively contribute and make a difference to the communities in which we work and operate in across the UK through our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. We partner with charities and voluntary organisations to make our communities stronger, thriving places to live and work.
One way in which we strive to do this is through our corporate giving programme – The Unum Community Fund.
The Unum Community Fund awards grants of up to £5,000 for community partnership projects aligned to at least one of our Pillars of Giving, which help to achieve the following aims:
To apply, please download our application form.