We call this Helping 'AND.
Our approach to Corporate Social Responsibility is simple. We consider the consequences technology has on our people, the community and our environment to address any negative impacts where we can. We focus on the following three areas and our priority cause, which is to address the digital skills shortage in the UK.
Our Workplace Responsibility
Our diverse workforce is our pride and joy. We encourage transparency and equal opportunities at all levels. For us success is a work environment where people can balance work and personal life. Our Wellness programme is built around five areas - connect, be active, take notice, learn and give. So whether it be our massages, free fruit, ‘keep active’ challenges or our mental health trained champions - keeping ourselves engaged and both physically and mentally healthy is crucial.
Our Community Responsibility
It's well documented that the UK is facing a digital skills crisis. We are helping to address this challenge by working with different organisations or schools and to develop practical steps we can take to encourage more learning within digital, or aid those minority groups who have limited knowledge or access to technology or careers in digital.
Our Environment Responsibility
We encourage awareness, concern and responsibility for our environment by taking steps to reduce our waste and our environmental impact. Amongst many initiatives, we have a responsible recycling policy and encourage our people to cycle to work through our cycle scheme.
We invited 16 senior guests to our offices for a ‘Tea and Tech’ session to learn about how technology can help them in their daily lives. As well as a ‘top 10 uses of the internet for over 65s’ guide to take home, the impact for the guests was an increased confidence and understanding of social media and connection with family and friends abroad!Find out more
Code Your Future
This is a non-profit organisation supporting refugees with a dream of becoming developers. Our people have hosted in house sessions to teach the foundational skills which support individuals in their quest to code.Find out more
At AND Digital, we want to stamp out the stigma attached to mental health at work. To tackle this a selection of volunteers went through extensive training with Mind to be champions about managing mental health in the workplace at AND Digital.Find out more
To promote health and fitness of our people, but also to contribute to the reduction of our carbon footprint. We have chosen to partner with Cycle Scheme for ride to work as our people can easily order bikes online and they get great support with choosing the right bike for them.Find out more
In order to keep our people feeling relaxed, energised and able to continue to build great digital products one of our initiatives is that we have regular office and client site massages.Find out more
We have partnered with STEM as part of their Ambassador Programme to bring our expertise within digital to those in school education to encourage the uptake of subjects which promote a career in digital. We have held many classroom sessions at local schools to bring a career in digital to life!Find out more