Our volunteering initiatives are channelled through ‘Mazars Days’. These are designated days that are awarded to all of our people in which they are invited to support and participate in community projects as a team.
Mazars Community Days
Mazars Community Days are at the heart of our commitment to corporate responsibility. The Executive is encouraging all offices to organise ‘Mazars Community Days’:a day when staff in an office can participate in a team-based activity arranged by each office to help their local community.
Larger offices may organise more than one day in order that each team event is of a manageable size. Offices are also being encouraged to give staff a say in the activity and/or charity supported though their Community Day. Our people held a number of Community Days during 2011 and more are planned throughout 2012 and into 2013.
Membership of community based organisations
We are members of Business in the community www.bitc.org.uk , the long established national charity dealing with corporate responsibility issues.
The Executive is also encouraging local offices to become members of their local business/community organisations. In London, for example, we are also members of the East London Business alliance www.elba-1.org.uk . We are working with ELBA on some Community Days and they also offering individual volunteering opportunities for team members wishing to contribute their own time to activities additional to their participation in a Mazars Community Day. As well as being a member of ELBA, he London office is a member of the Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership www.thebp.org through which it contributes to a reading programme at a school near the office.