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Corporate and Social Responsibility at P+S

Doing good for people, the environment and our community.
A corporate and social responsibility initiative, also known as a CSR initiative, helps keep companies accountable for conducting their business in an ethical way. It means considering the social, economic and environmental impact of what you do, and considering human rights.

CSR might involve a range of activities. From working in partnership with local communities, to developing ethical relationships with employees, clients and suppliers; from environmental protection and sustainability to socially responsible investment.

At Proctors, it means always doing the best we can. For people, for the environment and for our community.

Our Mission Statement

At Proctors, we’re driven by real purpose. We want to do the best we can for the people inside our business and outside it. And that means we don’t just say: we do.

It might be little things, or grander gestures. Internal business policies, or our outward-looking relations. But by remaining accountable to our purpose, we’ll continue to make the biggest impact.

So, whether it’s composting our leftover lunches, donating time and talent to local causes, educating the next generation or running an eco-efficient building – our pledge is to do good, create good.
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Some of the good we do

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Our building used to be an old printworks – we salvaged, saved it and recycled all we could along the way, turning it into our new home and giving it a new lease of life

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In fact, our office building is the only one in the UK coated in CristalACTiV – a coating which reduces atmospheric pollution in its surrounding area

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We have 90 solar panels, powering our building, charging our fleet of electric vehicles and exporting excess capacity back to the grid

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We’ve had an electric and plug in hybrid company car policy for over 12 years, with six charging points on site for employees and visitors to use

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We have automatic energy-saving lights throughout the building

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We have increased building insulation, helping us keep things more economical and eco-friendly

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We have living walls, pumping oxygen into our working atmosphere, and have plenty of trees in our car park too

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We compost our food waste, recycle everything we can, and have even replaced plastic milk bottles in favour of traditional glass ones

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Our coffee and tea is sourced sustainably, responsibly and ethically. We provide a range of alternatives to dairy

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We have a cycle to work scheme, to encourage fitness and reduce the use of cars

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We belong to the Commuter Travel Club – accessing CSR discounted bus travel

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We promote sustainable modes of travel when meeting our clients and attending events
Some of the good we do

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We run the South West Student Design + Digital Awards, bridging the gap between higher education and the creative industries, and rewarding the next generation of creative thinkers

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We donate our time to perform student portfolio reviews, interview preparation, and provide industry mentorship

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We offer work experience places to schools, Gap Year work experience and 12-month placements for students

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We host and deliver talks, sharing our expertise

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We offer the use of our building as an events space

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We have regular pop-up lunches catered by local independent businesses

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We do pro-bono work for local charities and small organisations

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We also fundraise for charity too – including by walking a marathon through the Brecon Beacons in aid of Cancer Research UK, telling jokes and singing songs for Red Nose Day, and hosting MacMillan coffee mornings

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We’ve donated food, clothing, supplies and furniture to communities in need

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And we sponsor local charities in and around our community of Easton, Bristol
Some of the good we do

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We provide an inclusive workplace which welcomes everyone

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Three times a year, we hold the PrOscars awards – voted for by employees themselves – to celebrate and reward our hardworking teammates

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We provide an ongoing programme of paid internships for promising folk taking their first steps into our industry, as well as placement year positions for those mid-studies

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We provide enhanced pay to mums and dads on maternity or paternity leave

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We have flexible and remote working policies in place

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We provide wellbeing support, and offer access to an Employee Assistance Programme including a free helpline

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We have a team of Mental Health First Aid Responders on-site, ready to offer support, guidance and signpost people to appropriate help should they ever need it

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We offer free training and upskilling to employees, with an annual budget they can put towards their development

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We host regular socials, both in-person and virtually – from Friday night drinks, to Wednesday-night quizzes, to Summer BBQs and Christmas parties

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We offer private healthcare and an employee benefits scheme