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20 Jul 2022

Nationwide Appoints Lovell As New Oakfield Partner As Work On EPC-A Rated Community To Restart In August

  • Building Society announces resumption of work on sustainable housing project in Swindon
  • Lovell Partnerships Ltd will deliver remaining construction work on 239-home development
  • Subcontractors returning to site throughout August with homes on sale later this year
  • Lovell will replace previous construction partner, Mi-space, following their administration
  • Oakfield set to be one of Britain’s largest off-gas housing developments

26 Apr 2022

Nationwide to give grants to charities addressing cost of living crisis as households face mounting pressure

  • Applications open for Community Grants of up to £50,000 to tackle housing and cost of living issues
  • Nationwide research shows 85% of people are concerned about the rising cost of living
  • £22 million funding to have been made available to charities and organisations by 2023

29 Mar 2022

Nationwide awards UK charities £4.7 million in community grants to help tackle local housing issues

  • £4.7m awarded to 94 UK charities for Nationwide’s 2022 Community Grants programme
  • Grants ranging from £10,000 to £50,000, decided by Nationwide members and employees

08 Mar 2022

Nationwide awards Northern Ireland charities £335k in grants to tackle local community issues

  • £335,000 awarded to 72 charities across five regions in Northern Ireland
  • Up to £5k given per charity as part of Society’s Northern Ireland Community Fund
  • Charities chosen with a focus on mental health, children and community services

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

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