Our community activity is as diverse as our business, and managed locally.
Our Divisions and individual contracts are best placed to understand the needs of the communities in which they operate, how these align with the aims of our customers and how they relate to our employees.
enabled and facilitated efforts in fundraising and support for local communities across our businesses through our Divisional sponsorship programmes (such as the ‘Serco Heart’ programme in Serco Americas and our ‘Community Sponsorship Program’ in Serco Asia Pacific) as well as other local partnerships with governments, social enterprises, charities and community representative bodies;
supported a variety of local and regional education and work experience initiatives across our businesses;
prioritised and facilitated recruitment from local communities where appropriate; and
sought to expand and enrich the diversity of our supplier base through engagement with small-medium enterprises where appropriate.
Additionally in 2017, we have been preparing to relaunch the independent Serco Foundation with a new strategy centred on deploying funds to charitable partners focused on innovation to improve public service outcomes for citizens.