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NATWEST IMPACT MANAGEMENT CHAMPION 2020

The NatWest SE100 celebrates the growth, impact and resilience of social ventures in the UK – by naming the most impressive 100 social enterprises and giving eight SE100 Social Business Awards for the most outstanding achievers.

MY DISPLAY OF SHARED INTEREST THROUGH THE YEARS

We were delighted with the responses received from our recent knolling project. Our UK-wide network of volunteers were invited to create a photographic display of items that have inspired them. Here, Kathryn explains her own personal selection.

A SHARING SPIRIT

As the world faces disruption due to Covid-19, we have been keeping in touch with our customers. We are hearing so many inspiring stories about how they are working through these times of hardship.

SPARKING SHARED INTEREST MEMORIES

This is the second in a series of blog posts about our volunteer knolling project. Knolling is a photographic method, sometimes referred to as a 'flat lay'. It is basically a birds-eye view of items grouped together to tell a story.

PIECING TOGETHER MY SHARED INTEREST MEMORIES

This year, we invited our volunteers to mark our 30th anniversary photographing items that represent what Shared Interest means to them. See some of the results here.

“AWARD SHOWS OUR UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMERS”

Internationally, we have a team on the ground in Costa Rica, Kenya, Ghana, and Peru. With the first overseas office opened in Kenya in 2006 and the latest in Ghana in 2012. This means that our Africa offices have each experienced winning a Queen’s Award.

Award confirms the need to continue our solidarity efforts

Shared Interest’s Regional Manager for Latin America has been helping customers in his region for over a decade, and so has seen the organisation recognised in the Sustainable Development category twice before.

SHARED INTEREST CELEBRATES ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL

We are delighted to share the news that Shared Interest has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development.

WOMEN IN THE COFFEE INDUSTRY

Gender equality is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed by the United Nations in 2015 as ways of building a better world by 2030.

THE IMPORTANCE OF INCREASING INVESTMENT

As Shared Interest Society reaches 10,000 Share Accounts, our organisation’s growth can be a source of pride in work well done. It ensures that our reach is greater as we increase our assets and so our potential to influence events around the world.