RUNNER-UP: Yorkshire Water & WaterAid
PROJECT: Big Wish for Ethiopia
Yorkshire Water‘s ‘Big Wish for Ethiopia’ campaign takes an industry leading approach to corporate partnerships.
Focusing on 6 key themes of volunteering, education, fundraising, customers, influencing and capacity building, the partnerships’ aims are embedded within the companies’ strategic business objectives.
Yorkshire Water have demonstrated:
– The delivery of long term benefits and sustainable outcomes to Ethiopian communities.
– Their capacity to be part of the solution, not just fund the solution.
– The desire to be exploratory / experimental, break new ground, create new models of working and take ideas to scale.