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Corporate partners

Partnering with businesses to create impact

We believe that tapping into the skills and resources of our partners across many sectors is critical to achieving social impact.

In the past year Red Cross received generous support from more than 30 corporate partners. Support from our corporate partners includes both financial and non-financial support in the form of pro-bono skills sharing, clothing drives for Red Cross retail stores and promotion of Red Cross to customers and employees.

This year we signed an agreement with the BHP Foundation to improve wellbeing and reduce the psychosocial impacts of drought for individuals and communities. And the Commonwealth Bank generously enabled customer donations via their online banking app, leading to more than $8.5 million to support communities impacted by emergencies, including the drought, floods in Queensland and bushfires in Tasmania and Victoria.

Our ten-year partnership with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is now in its third year. We have a shared focus on preparedness for natural disasters and building safer communities.

We also acknowledge King & Wood Mallesons for their legal pro bono support generous workplace giving. This partnership is now into its second decade.

We thank the corporate partners below who provided more than $50,000 cash or in-kind this year.

Community partners

Australia Post
BHP Foundation
Charter Hall
Country Road
Commonwealth Bank Australia (CBA)
Credit Union Australia
Disney Australia
Dominos Pizza Enterprises
Energy Australia
Inpex Operations Australia
Insurance Australia Group (IAG)
John Deere Foundation
JP Morgan
King & Wood Mallesons
Land Rover (global partnership)
Medibank Private Limited
National Australia Bank
National Roads and Motorists' Association (NRMA)
NRMA Insurance
Pranic Education Institute of Australia
PwC Australia
QBE Insurance
Viva Energy Australia
Virgin Australia

We also acknowledge and thank the 223 corporates who are part of our workplace giving program, enabling employees to donate $900,000 through their payroll systems. The top ten workplace giving partners are ANZ, Telstra, NAB, Lion, King Wood & Mallesons, IAG, Dennis Family Corporation, PwC, St George Bank and Orara Business Services.

Finally we want to acknowledge the more than 600 corporate partners who we have worked with to deliver first aid and mental health training.