Deutsche Bank is funding a mentoring initiative to support the growth of social enterprise in the UK. A total of 25 employees will give advice and support to individuals who run social enterprises: businesses that deliver a social as well as a financial return.
The mentors will be assigned through UnLtd Connect, an organisation that offers social entrepreneurs in the UK advice, networking opportunities and practical support.
UnLtd Connect works with over 1,000 social entrepreneurs in the UK, including those engaged in:
Jon Eilbeck, Chief Operating Officer, Asset and Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank said: "Through this programme, our employees will be able to use their talents to support worthwhile social projects in the UK. This is a fantastic way to use our intellectual and financial capital to help the communities we operate in."
Deutsche Bank has a proven track record of supporting social mobility in the UK for thousands of young people through education and social investments. For more information click here.