Revealed: UK’s most charitable companies


Find out the top 10 most charitable companies in the UK ​

10th April 2017 by Robert Armour 0 Comments

Ten UK companies gave more than £200m to charities, new figures show.

The Directory of Social Change (DSC) compiles an annual list of companies donating to charity, revealing that Lloyds Banking Group gave most by some margin last year.

The finance giant gave £64m some way ahead of the next biggest giver ITV plc which contributed £24m.

The list includes both cash donations and in-kind donations.

The list was revealed as DSC published eleventh edition of The Guide to UK Company Giving, which compiled information from over 400 companies that support charities. 

According to DSC, corporate support is worth over £420m to the sector.

CompanyAmount given to charity
Lloyds Banking Group£64m
ITV plc£24m
Santander UK plc£22m
Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc£20.4m
HSBC Holdings plc£18.65m
Marks and Spencer Group plc£15.5m
Goldman Sachs International£14.3m
Impetus - The Private Equity Foundation£11.6m
John Lewis Partnership plc£11.6m
Royal Mail plc£10.4m