In 2017 our CSR projects were focused on helping children, to support our ‘Fifty for 50’ campaign. This was a Lockton global initiative to celebrate our 50-year anniversary, where we collected over 50,000 volunteer hours across our 85+ offices.
We continued this success throughout 2018 with Associates volunteering their time at hospitals, farms, playgrounds, community centres and various other deserving projects.
Our Community Projects
Facilities, HR and IT
Core Landscapes, Whitechapel
Core Landscapes transforms vacant land in deprived urban areas into hubs for community engagement through horticulture, with an aim to
improve mental health, wellbeing and community cohesion. Throughout the day everyone tried their hand at a variety of tasks from constructing
window boxes, painting and general garden maintenance. The team made a donation box, completely painted the office, and organised multiple bags of compost and wood chippings
Risk Management Team
Stepney City Farm, East London
A community-based city farm and rural crafts centre in the heart of Stepney, it was set up thirty years ago and is built on land owned and preserved for recreational use by the King George VI Playing Fields Trust. It is dedicated to providing the people of London with a chance to see and learn about food growing, animal husbandry, rural crafts, and much more!
Blessed with dry, warm weather, the team spent the day working outside completing a number of tasks including gardening and planting wild garlic bulbs, making and painting signs for the flower and herb gardens, repairing fencing and making animal feed boxes. The team also got a chance to meet some of the animals including the billy goat, ferrets, donkeys, pigs and chickens.
Sheldon Country Community Farm
Ten volunteers from the Birmingham office helped the park rangers erect a shed and built an enclosed area for animals.
The farm operates as a demonstration farm, showing traditional methods of farming and is an attraction for local families and school trips. Despite the heat and blisters, the team really enjoyed the day and received great feedback from the Park Rangers.