Smiley has been spreading joy and optimism to generations since French journalist Franklin Loufrani created the trademarked brand in 1972. Originally a gesture to urge readers of the newspaper France-Soir to ‘Take the Time to Smile’, soon this ubiquitous symbol of happiness became the most recognised and important in graphic design.
A global foundation that exists to empower and protect children, youth and the planet. They bridge the gap between nonprofits, and individuals and businesses who want to drive positive change.
The UN Global Compact Network UK is part of the world’s largest responsible business initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, connecting UK companies and other organisations in a global movement dedicated to driving sustainable growth. Through an extensive programme of activity, it promotes practical sustainability leadership, shared knowledge across sectors, and actively shapes the responsible business environment to create a world we want to live and do business in.
The United Nations Global Compact’s universally recognised Principles, rooted in UN treaties, provide a robust foundation from which it leads UK business action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Give as You Live is a UK-based fundraising platform that has been revolutionising charity fundraising since its inception in 2010. With a mission to set the industry standard for innovative charity fundraising, the platform offers a variety of products that have benefitted thousands of charities and fundraisers across the UK. From direct donations and Fundraising Pages to a dedicated search engine and gift cards, Give as You Live provides an easy way for individuals to raise free funds for their chosen charities while shopping online. The platform is backed by a board and shareholders that include distinguished individuals from both the charity and business sectors, such as their chairman Geoff Squire, OBE. Recognised as a leading fundraising platform at multiple Institute of Fundraising award ceremonies, they are also members of the Fundraising Regulator and have a strong relationship with the Charity Commission for England & Wales.