Featured in 2020 edition of Enterprise Magazine, Goal 17 were highlighted for their ability to help engage and retain the best talent for their clients whilst at the same time addressing social problems.
In his opening remarks, Nick Travis, Head of Entrepreneurs, Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLP quoted Goal 17's Founder, Fran Boorman, noting that 'Business for Good is Good for Business" and highlighted that "It is increasingly unacceptable to conduct ‘bad business’. Customers and employees vote with their feet and want their time and money to be aligned with a purpose. This can translate into profits as businesses gain a competitive advantage by attracting and retaining the best talent."
Goal 17 are proud and determined to continue leading the way for a more diverse and socially mobile workforce, using mentoring as the catalyst to bring people together and shift perspectives.