Better Society announces 2022 award winners

ITV, Phoenix Group, Asda, Breast Cancer Now and CoppaFeel were among the big winners at the Better Society Awards held last night (11 May).

Hundreds of people turned up at the London Mariott Hotel Grosvenor Square for a glamorous night celebrating their achievements.

There were cheers across the tables as Barclays and Refuge were awarded the Partnership with a National Charity Award, while Greene King and Macmillan Cancer Support took home the Best Scheme to Encourage Staff Fundraising – long term partners award.

Judges said that the scheme demonstrated deep participation and engagement at all levels of the business, with senior management leading by example and even furloughed workers supporting the charity during Covid.

Other winners included ITV for Impact Company of the Year, and Octopus Energy for the Green Energy Award.

Phoenix Group left the night with two trophies, the Inclusive Employer Award and the Good Money Award.

For the Inclusive Employer Award, the judges said that the group stood out for its ambitious programme and engagement of its workforce. It had a real focus on inclusion, encompassing areas ranging from mental health and menopause to social mobility.

The full list of winners is available below:

The winners:

Pro Bono Company of the Year
WINNER: Travers Smith

Best Scheme to Encourage Staff Fundraising - long term partners
WINNER: Greene King & Macmillan Cancer Support

Best Scheme to Encourage Staff Fundraising
WINNER: NatWest Group

Consultancy of the Year
WINNER: International Fundraising Consultancy

Philanthropy Award
WINNER: OVO Foundation

Impact Company of the Year
WINNER: ITV

Transformation Award
WINNER: Berkeley Group

Inclusive Employer Award
WINNER: Phoenix Group

Supportive Employer Award
WINNER: Greene King

Green Finance Award
WINNER: Green Angel Syndicate

Good Money Award
WINNER: Phoenix Group

Commitment to the Local Community Award
WINNER: KCOM

National Commitment to the Community Award
WINNER: Making a Difference Locally

National Commitment to Skills & Training
WINNER: Capgemini and CodeYourFuture

Partnership with a National Charity - Children
WINNER: Vodafone UK & Barnado's

Partnership with a Health Charity - Children
WINNER: TK Maxx & Cancer Research UK

Partnership with an International Charity
WINNER: Reckitt & Raleigh International

Carbon Reduction or Offset Programme of the Year
WINNER: UK Power Networks

Built Environment Award
WINNER: Telford Homes

Circular Economy Award
WINNER: Little Freddie

Environment Award
WINNER: UK Power Networks

Green Energy Award
WINNER: Octopus Energy

Partnership with a National Charity
WINNER: Barclays & Refuge

Partnership with a Health Charity
WINNER: Asda, Breast Cancer Now & CoppaFeel!

Innovation Award
WINNER: Patron Capital

Tech for Good Award
WINNER: AicoHomeLINK

Major Project of the Year
WINNER: Resonance

Communication and Education Award
WINNER: Hubbub, Ellipsis Earth, McDonald's & Barley Communications

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