The retail giants in the UK, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer have been shortlisted for Third Sector Business Charity Awards for 2015.
The award that is in its sixth year is given as recognition and celebration that businesses in the UK make towards social enterprises and organizations in the voluntary sector. The names shortlisted this year are more than 60 that are spread across 16 categories. Some of the companies that are shortlisted are Greggs, the bakers competing for the Business Award of the Year, and healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson shortlisted for the Challenge Event Category for contribution towards fund raising.
Marks & Spencer has been shortlisted for its contribution for selling bespoke jewellery for fund raising for the Royal British Legion. The category Marks & Spencer will be competing is Cause-Related Marketing. Morrisons will be competing for the Challenge Event and Employee Engagement category for its work towards cancer charity.
Some of the other finalists are Barclays Bank, the third time for the company to be shortlisted for Charity Partnership. The charity also recognizes the contribution of other small companies in the charity sector. Some of the names in the category Charity Partnership- Small Businesses include Crabtree Property Group, the real estate firm for its charity with the Lullaby Trust, and the media group Political Lobbying Media Relations that stands in the Business of the Year category.
The winners for all categories will be announced at an event in summer.