Community

We support and enhance the communities in which we work and live

Our community programme supports and enhances the communities in which we work and live.
Our three key priorities are supporting rural communities working with The Prince’s Countryside Fund, supporting local communities and employee volunteering.

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Supporting Rural Communities

To raise £50,000 for The Prince’s Countryside Fund each year and help to raise awareness of the priorities and successes of the charity including The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme.

We are proud to be long-term supporters of The Prince’s Countryside Fund which exists to improve the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life.

47%

increase in Charitable Giving year-on-year

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Supporting Local Communities

For all Dairy Crest sites to support local communities by providing a budget to their Community Committee.

We are committed to supporting local good causes in the communities where we work and live that improve health, education, youth engagement & employability skills, the environment and the countryside.

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Employee Volunteering

For all Dairy Crest employees to take up their fully paid volunteering day each year. Measured as people days equivalent compared to total number of employees.

Everyone is actively encouraged to take up their volunteering day. We currently support Crisis at Christmas, Grocery Aid and IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future and employees are also encouraged to find other local organisations to work with.