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Community Involvement & Development

Making a positive impact in local communities

As an organisation that touches millions of lives throughout the UK and Ireland every day, Fujitsu has a significant responsibility to help address social issues affecting the communities in which we operate. We regard this engagement with community stakeholders as a key part of securing long term sustainability for our organisation. The work we do in the community is guided not only by the needs of communities, but by issues that are important to Fujitsu.

Fujitsu is keen to use the skills of its employees in supporting local community and charitable activities. The company encourages active participation in both company and locally initiated programmes and offers one day volunteering per year for such activities.

Our key focus areas

Through a process that involved process mapping key issues, consultation with key stakeholders (employees, external sustainability advisors, customers, etc.), and analysis by the Responsible Business Board we have identified the following key impact areas, where we can make the most difference:

  • Youth Employment
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Social Innovation
  • Volunteering to Support Society

Community Action Strategy

For a full list of our objectives and targets against each of these topics, and background as to why we believe they are the social issues where Fujitsu UK & Ireland can really make a difference, please download our full Community Action Strategy.

Download the Fujitsu Community Strategy PDF. (569 KB)

Partnerships

We have a number of key, ongoing partnerships that support our local strategy. More detail on each is given in our strategy report above.

Business in the Community

  • Responsible Business Awards
  • Business Connectors
  • CR Index
  • Seeing is Believing
  • Business Class

The Prince's Trust

  • CV and Interview Skills Workshops
  • Get into Tech

Children in Need

National charity partner (Macmillan)

As well as partnerships, we have our own regionally Impact on Society (IOS) groups, which manage requests for funding and sponsorship and coordinate local volunteering activities on behalf of the Company. These groups are employee led and work closely with organisations in the communities in which we are based. Through IOS, employees are encouraged to contribute their time and knowledge to worthy causes. IOS groups also provide financial support for events such as sponsored runs and bike rides and engages with charities and CASC-registered organisations at the request of employees.