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01 Oct 2021

Nationwide’s Oakfield Development Scoops Coveted Housing Design Award As It Puts Community At Heart

Nationwide Building Society’s Oakfield development in Swindon - one of the UK’s largest energy-efficient housing projects - has landed a prestigious housing award in recognition of its community-centric design.

18 May 2021

Applications open for Nationwide’s coveted community grants programme

  • Nationwide’s Community Grants Programme now accepting applications from charities and projects helping solve housing issues across UK
  • Successful applicants are awarded grants ranging from £10,000 to £50,000, decided on by Nationwide’s Community Boards comprised of Nationwide members and employees
  • Nationwide pledges to make £22m grant funding available to housing charities and organisations by 2023

30 Mar 2021

Nationwide announces partnership with EcoVadis to help build more sustainable supply chains

  • The Society will adopt EcoVadis’ sustainability rating system to enhance the way it measures the sustainability of its supply chains
  • Part of Nationwide’s ambition to build more diverse, more ethical and greener supply chains
  • Follows High Commendation for Best Initiative to deliver Social Value by CIPS

11 Jan 2021

Nationwide to lead cross-sector group aimed at helping find ways to rebuild post COVID-19

  • Expanded group consists of major UK retailers and consumer groups and will meet each quarter
  • Panel will measure and assess impact of Brexit and Covid as nation hopes to recover and rebuild
  • Nationwide focussing future efforts on four areas: Home, Work, Financial Wellbeing & Community
  • Initial research from Ipsos MORI reveals changing societal needs across these four areas of life

17 Nov 2020

Nationwide launches the sunflower scheme and enhances support for members with hidden disabilities

  • Sunflower Scheme enables members to self-identify where they may need additional support
  • Launch of quiet hours in branches aimed at to helping those who may be sensitive to noise
  • Visual guide of a branch available online to help members with autism prepare for their visit
  • Comes after the Society was the first financial services provider to pilot the lanyard initiative

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with the Irish FA to help create mutually respectful society

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to help Irish Football Association expand successful Back in the Game campaign
  • Initiative seeks to encourage the use of football as a tool to provide long term opportunities for men and women from 35 years and up
  • Partnership comes as 71% of people surveyed say disrespect in UK has grown over last two years
  • Nationwide pledges to help Irish FA push campaign across Northern Ireland

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with The FA to help restart grassroots football with mutual respect

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to help The FA expand successful Respect campaign
  • Initiative seeks to ensure a positive and enjoyable football environment for young people by promoting respect between players, coaches, referees and spectators
  • Partnership comes as 71% of Brits say disrespect in UK has grown over last two years
  • Nationwide pledges to help The FA engage 1m parents and coaches
  • Jordan Pickford and John Barnes surprise grassroots club to help launch partnership

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with the Scottish FA to help create mutually respectful society

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to help the Scottish FA launch ‘Positive Play’ campaign
  • Initiative seeks to encourage the positive learning in football for young people and clubs using football as a tool
  • Partnership comes as 71% of Brits say disrespect in UK has grown over last two years
  • Nationwide pledges to help Scottish FA push campaign across Scotland

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with The FA of Wales to help create mutually respectful society

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to support The FA of Wales (FAW) successful Fair Play initiative
  • Initiative seeks to encourage players and their clubs to show mutual respect and fair play in The FAW’s National Leagues
  • Partnership comes as 71% of people in the UK say disrespect has grown over last two years

28 Jul 2020

Financial security plummets by 14 percent as Nationwide gives grants to help communities

  • Quarterly poll of Nationwide members reveals 14 percent drop in financial security
  • Optimism about future job prospects also falls by 11 percent since crisis began
  • Nationwide offers grants of £10,000-£50,000 to support local UK housing projects
  • ‘I stopped eating to pay my rent’: housing support directed to those most in need

15 Apr 2020

Nationwide unlocks more than £7 million for charities to help communities during COVID-19 outbreak

  • Almost £3 million of funding recently awarded will be unrestricted for around 100 charities
  • Additional £4 million of grants open for applications this summer to support charities
  • Charities can self-direct funding to help those most in need in communities across the UK

10 Mar 2020

Nationwide boosts bid to reduce carbon footprint of Britain's homes with new green additional borrowing

  • New mortgage loans offer reductions of up to 0.69% to help encourage people to greenify homes
  • Rates start from as low as 1.00%, with members able to borrow between £5k and £25k
  • Forms part of Society’s £1 billion pledge to reduce carbon footprint of UK homes
  • Nationwide is also reducing rates on selected two, three and five-year fixed rate mortgages

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