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PwC in the Community

Our CSR strategy in the Channel Islands is very much focused on making a difference, empowering people, creating a legacy and investing in the future. We simply take the approach of ‘quietly making a difference’ and don’t focus on profile building.

Our engagement in the community focuses on four pillars, namely ‘Talent’, ‘Education’, ‘Sport’ and ‘Empowerment’. For each, we aspire to be a catalyst for change for good, applying our passion and determination to make a positive difference to our community. That’s why we focus on developing long term relationships, so that we can make a lasting difference. We hold regular review meetings with our community partners to discuss our progress.

After pausing our annual firm-wide fundraising and volunteering event in 2020, staff across the UK and Channel Islands were encouraged to join together and take part in giving something back to our local communities in 2021. Our Channel Islands offices spent a Friday afternoon volunteering across the Bailiwick.

It really was a great experience for everyone involved and something we hope to build on even further, as we endeavour to continue providing effective support to charitable initiatives by using staff skills and promoting a model of staff volunteering here on our Islands.

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Tree of joy

A very memorable example of how we put our CSR strategy into practice was hosting the Rotary Club of Guernsey‘s 16th annual Tree of Joy switch on in late November 2020, with fellow sponsors Butterfield Bank and Guernsey Gas.

The lights were switched on by Emilie, and Amie Miller, from the Young Carers Group, shortly after 6.00 p.m, to signify the start of the Rotary Christmas activities. Presents’ tags for young children in need within the community were in circulation to get the presents back to the host site, where the tags were collected.

The Inner Wheel sorted the presents returned from the Tree of Joy tags in the middle of December to distribute them back to the agencies ahead of the school Christmas holidays, a busy & exciting time.

Learn more about some of the activities and causes we support

PwC Hive Hackers CI is a great example of living our Purpose, and leading by example.

We were really delighted to offer our support to CI Pride in the form of sponsorship of the Town Church...

We're currently supporting a number of important talks in Guernsey, in collaboration with 'The HUB'...

PwC is proud to support the Guernsey Community Awards since 2017 sponsoring...

On the sporting front, as part of our community engagement programmes, we’re also long-term supporters...

PwC is delighted by the Jersey Primary Football Festival anually taking place around the Easter break

The second ever PwC Charity Cycle Challenge, 'Ride the Nation 2017'...

Our support of the ‘PwC Learn to Swim’ programme in partnership with Le Mourier...

PwC in Guernsey is proud to continue lending it's support to Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG)

PwC is proud to support the Guernsey Hockey academies since 2006...

We're delighted to be one of the sponsors for this event targeted at upskilling young people

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PwC’s Trainee Programme

Across the Channel Islands, we attract in the region of 50 hard-working, disciplined and talented trainees annually to join PwC’s trainee programme. During the recruitment process, we find that candidates are particularly interested in hearing about how we work in the community and our level of commitment in this area has definitely helped us maintain high people engagement and retention over the years, as it’s an attractive part of their overall career experience with us. We’re really keen to help our people identify how volunteering can be part of their overall development and encourage them, as they set their annual objectives, to consider how they can make a positive, lasting difference in the community.

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PwC Jersey Young Musician of the Year

We're really proud of our long-term sponsorship of the annual ‘PwC Jersey Young Musician of the Year’ competition. It’s truly remarkable to see the incredibly high standard of performances from these young, gifted and disciplined teenagers who take part.

On Saturday 20 March the 2021 final of the competition, in its 29th year, was broadcast online by the Jersey Music Service. The event has a great track record of inspiring many musicians to drive forward with their musical careers, and go on to experience tremendous personal and professional success.

Charlotte Arthur, Winner of the PwC Jersey Young Musician of the Year Competition 2020

Charlotte Arthur, winner of the PwC Jersey Young Musician of the Year Competition 2020

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Reflections of Jersey-born PwC Associate, Krystian Lamb, who won the coveted title back in 2012 aged 16

Contact us

Chris van den Berg

Chris van den Berg

Partner, PwC Channel Islands

Tel: +44 7700 838308

Steven Le Prevost

Steven Le Prevost

Director, PwC Channel Islands

Tel: +44 7781 129632

Abigail McDermott

Abigail McDermott

Head of Marketing, PwC Channel Islands

Tel: +44 7700 838353

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