As a global business, we feel strongly about protecting the planet and helping the societies we live and work in.

We believe it is extremely important to operate a socially responsible and transparent business that gives back wherever possible. We are fully committed to operating our business in a sustainable manner. We carefully monitor our impact on the environment and have procedures in place to reduce the unnecessary use of natural resources.

This includes operating a paperless office, recycling, and ensuring that all staff turn their computers off at the end of each day. We are also an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no one receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, sexual orientation, age or disability. Diversity is crucial to our business and we make sure that we take every opportunity to promote and maximise it.

2020 CSR Activities

Another year, another chance to make a difference. Our teams have chosen new local charities to support in 2020.
This is how we plan to make a difference…

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2019 Projects
2019 Projects

2019 CSR Programme

We are launching our first official Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme this year.

As a growing business, we feel that 2019 is the right time to step up beyond the ad hoc fundraising events of years past and offer ongoing and sustained support to charitable organisations in each of our office locations globally.

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March 2019 – Pret Foundation Grand Auction

As Pret A Manger’s global localisation/translation supplier, we were delighted to offer a piece of pop culture memorabilia for their annual auction… we had a good friend sign a rather special item for this wonderful cause.

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December 2018 – Shoebox Appeal

Christmas is the time of giving, and who would be more deserving than local children.

Our Cluj team have been busy collecting and wrapping presents to give to a local Children’s charity – “Shoebox

Well done team – there will undoubtedly be some happy little faces on Christmas Day!

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June 2018 – Three Peaks Challenge

On Saturday, 23rd June, six of our most athletic Glingos took on the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Duchenne UK.

People flew in from all over the world to take part in this challenge and contribute to this worthy cause. With representatives from our UK, Germany, Romania and US offices, the goal was to raise £5,000.

This served as motivation for the team to complete this challenge in under 24 hours – not an easy task. Very well done to everyone!

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Andrew and Bryan

December 2017 – Global Lingo builds new school playground with Bryan Adams Foundation

For 2017 Global Lingo donated to the Bryan Adams Foundation’s project to renovate a central London primary school’s playground.

Global Lingo’s Chairman and Owner, Andrew Trotter immediately thought of the Bryan’s Foundation when looking for a charity for 2017.

‘As soon as Bryan told me about the Ashburnham project I knew it would be the perfect choice for Global Lingo. The school is only a mile from our London office and we thought it would be wonderful to see the direct results from our donations bringing so much happiness to local children.’

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September 2013 – Global Lingo sleep out for Simon on the Streets

On 26th September, Andrew Trotter, Jonny Bates and Richard Michie slept on the streets of Leeds to help raise money and awareness for Simon on the Streets.

Simon on the Streets is an independent charity offering emotional and practical support on a outreach basis to rough sleepers or those at risk of rough sleeping.

We raised £2,438.92!

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Simon on the Streets