Private sector engagement
The private sector has huge potential to lift vast numbers of people out of poverty. Through private sector engagement, VSO share our respective resources, networks and expertise to deliver positive results.
VSO works with the private sector at all levels, including with some of the best known companies in the world.
Partners bring valuable knowledge about global business and markets, as well as sector-specific expertise. VSO partners with organisations willing to innovate and push the boundaries of what's possible.
What could your company achieve through partnering with VSO?
Develop talent and engage employees through corporate volunteering
Join Citi and other companies by co-creating an effective corporate volunteering package through VSO Knowledge Exchange.
Design and support programmes that change lives
Help communities in need through VSO's proven, sustainable approach. Our programmes developed with Accenture have directly equipped 62,000 disadvantaged people with the skills to increase their income.
Allow us to design a unique challenge event or teambuilding package to engage staff while raising funds to reduce poverty.
Corporate partnerships making an impact:
VSO and Mondelez: Building a better life for cocoa farmers
Innovation: Coaching to spark social innovation and new ways of working, with assignments up to one month.
Boosting Bangladeshi farmers' income with Syngenta
Linking farmers to markets and training that allow them to lift themselves out of poverty.
To find what your company could achieve through partnering with VSO, please get in touch with our dedicated private sector engagement team.
Chris Borthwick, Private sector engagement manager