Progress highlights

  • In 2010, almost 25 per cent of our employees volunteered in their community
  • 108 annual projects, across our markets, have been supported by the Chairman’s Challenge since it was launched in 2006
  • More than 13,000 people, and more than 300 charities, benefited from the work of Prudential UK employees who volunteered in 2010
  • Our US business, Jackson, donated $250,000 to fund relief efforts following flooding in Nashville, Tennessee last year
  • The Jackson National Community Fund has donated more than $1.2 million since the fund was launched in 2007
  • Since 2007, Jackson has distributed more than $2 million in gift-matching – $600,000 in 2010
  • In China, we were presented with the ‘Outstanding Contribution Award 2010’ for our donation of satellite receivers for temporary classrooms in Sichuan, following the earthquake which struck in 2008
  • In 2010, more than 4,400 women in China, Indonesia and Vietnam participated in our financial training seminars – ‘Investing in Your Future’ – bringing the total to 27,500 since 2004
  • Since 2007, more than 6,000 students have benefited from our insurance education programme – developed in partnership with the Chinese Ministry of Education, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the Chinese Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC)
  • Our UK and Europe asset management business, M&G, has continued to support the Social Mobility Foundation through a secondment programme19
  • In 2010, Prudential UK was awarded the prestigious BITC CommunityMark, making us one of only 38 companies to achieve this endorsement since the scheme was launched in 2007
  • Since its launch in 2010, there have been more than 15,000 visits to the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust financial education online resource – ‘Adding up to a Lifetime’ – sponsored by Prudential UK

19 The Social Mobility Foundation exists to support high-achieving young people from low-income backgrounds into the top universities and professions

"Almost 25 per cent of our employees volunteered in their community"