CSR: Improving lives together

We all know the importance of putting back into the community that we live and work in. That’s why at every office we have around the world we all take the time to raise money, volunteer and sponsor charities to help reshape our community.

At the start of 2016 we set ourselves a new goal: to enhance our CSR efforts across our global business. Our challenge as an organisation is to contribute the equivalent of a million euros to charities and worthy causes across the Morgan McKinley global footprint of offices. We call it the Morgan McKinley Million.

In short it is about harnessing the collective goodwill and team spirit of our 800 people to do more by going beyond to improve the lives of others. In order for us to do this we have to push ourselves well beyond what we have done in the past. To put into context, this will be at least 10 times more than we have done in the last 3 years! So we organised teams in every country: Ireland, UK, France, China, India, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia to really start planning, and on the 5th July 2016 we launched the initiative across our Global business.

From the UK to Australia and Tokyo to Singapore, we all participate in a range of events and fundraisers, and you can be a part of it too! We’ve partnered with charities such as Unicef (Hong Kong), Bliss (UK), Careers Ready (UK), River of Hearts (Shanghai), and Lou's Place (Australia), to name just a few. Our staff have participated in Nuts Challenge obstacle courses, Sorting Days, marathons, and bake sales to raise money for those in need. Have a look at some of our events that we’ve done around the world and see how you could take part when you work at Morgan McKinley.

We recently attended the Recruitment International UK Awards 2018, and were thrilled to win two awards! It was incredible to be recognised not only as The Best Recruitment Company to Work, but also The Best CSR Initiative which is a cause close to our hearts. When the idea... continue reading
Since the launch of our Morgan McKinley Million challenge in July 2016, we have raised and volunteered an amazing €607,000 across our 18 global offices!The MMK Million has become a core part of our great culture. We Go Beyond for our clients and our candidates in our jobs,... continue reading
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On Sunday 19th November, a group of volunteers from our Hong Kong team office took part in the CareER “Let’s Walk Together” Annual Fundraising Event. The event took place at the Science Park in Shatin from 8am - 1pm. The options were to run either 5 miles or 10 miles, or to... continue reading
Morgan McKinley set out mid 2016 to raise €1,000,000 for a variety of charities over a three year period through monetary contributions and volunteering.  This year each member of the Board pledged a personal goal. Hence Pat Fitzgerald, Group CEO, suggested a cycle to and... continue reading
Last week, during the school half term, fifteen Morgan McKinley Consultants went down to Aviva Investors to join fifty sixth form students to take part in an 'Insight day' into the world of investment management, hosted by Investment 2020. Ahead of a networking lunch where... continue reading

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