Local jobs and community investment
Heathrow is committed to supporting sustainable economic growth in the communities surrounding the airport.
We understand that investing in education, employment skills and business development will help us achieve our commitment so we're working with partners to deliver programmes in each of these areas.
Support the economic prosperity of the communities surrounding the airport.
50% of employees at Heathrow are from the local area by 2020
54% of Heathrow employees are currently from the local community (Hillingdon, Slough, Spelthorne or Ealing)
Sustain the number of local children receiving Heathrow education programmes at 5,000 per year
The number of children receiving the primary & secondary school challenge decreased by 378 from 5,319 in 2013 to 4,941 in 2014
Support local people into training and jobs through delivery of the Heathrow Academy each year
Job outcomes from the Heathrow Academy have decreased by 23 from 525 in 2013 to 502 in 2014
Pre-employment training outcomes from the Heathrow Academy have remained at 1,007 in 2014
Support local people into training and jobs through delivery of the Heathrow Jobs & Careers Fair each year
The number of businesses attending the Fair increased by 13 from 35 in 2013 to 48 in 2014. In 2014, the Fair welcomed 5810 attendees an increase of 411 from 5,399 in 2013
Donate £750,000 per year to local community projects through the Heathrow Communities Fund
£750,000 was donated in 2014
Collect passenger and employee donations for Heathrow's charity of the year annually
Heathrow has collected passenger and employee charitable donations of £281,595 in 2014
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Here's how Business In The Community rated our performance in its annual CR Index.
- 4 stars 2015
- 4 stars 2014
- Platinum Big Tick 2013