Name of Company:8build
Programme Name:Giving Back
Staff in London:70
8build, a construction business with 70 employees, was founded in 2005 with the vision of developing an open, honest and ethical corporate culture. Since 8build’s inception they have understood their commitment to the community as being one of their key responsibilities.
The company’s Giving Back scheme has created and supported activities to support education, economic regeneration and social inclusion. Over the past six and a half years, 8build have helped 113 charities in London, eight students have taken part in placements for up to six months and 80 students have participated in career workshops. As well as raising aspirations, 8build have also donated over £42,000 to charities and engaged in pro-bono support, not-for-profit construction projects and worked with the homeless.