Common Questions

What is Social Value?

Social value is measured by an organisation’s positive impact on society, a local community or within an environment. Businesses focus on short-term goals and benefit the economic, social, and environmental impact of a charity or individual.

What is Social Impact?

Social impact is a long-term strategy that businesses invest their time and resources to benefit organisations, charities, individuals, or communities. They will provide impact through a particular action, programe, or project and measure the sustainable impact of this. 

As a Charity, what are the benefits I can gain from CSR?

These are a few of the benefits you can gain from CSR:

  • Skills-based volunteers
  • Sponsors and fundraising partners
  • Brand awareness in your local community
As an organisation, why should we get involved in CSR?

These are a few of the benefits:

  • Increased employment engagement
  • Positive business reputation
  • Customer retention and loyalty
  • Environmental and sustainability awareness
What types of CSR are there?

Historically, Corporate Social Responsibility has been split into four categories:

  • Environmental responsibility
  • Economic responsibility
  • Ethical responsibility
  • Social responsibility
What Partners are involved?

We work with many partners in the local area, including Richard Place Dobson, Crawley Community Action, Manor Royal Business District, Gatwick Airport, Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust, Boltini Trust, Gatwick Diamond Business, Creative Pod, and Sussex Community Foundation.

What is CSR?

Corporate Social Responsibility is a management concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns into their business operations.  For the charity sector, they rely on collaborations with organisations and businesses to increase reach, volunteer retention, and fundraising.