Illustration for the poem Colin-Maillard, written by Philippe de Rothschild (The Rothschild Archive).
Through our community partnerships we aim to make real and measurable change to people’s lives. Our initiatives are focused on two key areas: education and community development.
We work in partnership with a number of schools in economically deprived areas close to our offices to support students, teachers and governors. Our current initiatives include careers mentoring schemes and work experience, support for children in transition from primary to secondary school, and Young Enterprise. We aim to help students achieve social mobility by broadening their horizons and developing their self-confidence. In addition, a number of our senior staff have provided mentoring support to teachers.
We support community organisations working to combat the effects of deprivation in the communities in which we work. Our aim is to get to know these communities and their needs and, over time, help identify and facilitate ways in which our various partners might work together to address them.
Click on the links below to read case studies about a selection of our community partnerships around the world:
Young Endeavour Youth Scheme, Australia
Amazing Grace Children’s Home, South Africa
Bow School of Maths and Computing, United Kingdom
Graduates are encouraged to contribute to community and environmental initiatives from the beginning of their careers. Graduates based in the United Kingdom spend time at local schools or community organisations during their training period, giving them an early sense of involvement in our community partnerships. We aim to inspire our graduates to continue volunteering throughout their careers at Rothschild.
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