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
53% 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 increased by 1,836 from 3,483 in 2012 to 5,319 in 2013
Support local people into training and jobs through delivery of the Heathrow Academy each year
Job outcomes from the Heathrow Academy have been increasing steadily. 432 job outcomes in 2012 increasing to 525 in 2013
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 17 from 18 in 2012 to 35 in 2013. In 2013, the Fair welcomed 5399 attendees
Donate £750,000 per year to local community projects through the Heathrow Communities Fund
£750,000 was donated in 2013
Collect passenger and employee donations for Heathrow's charity of the year annually
Heathrow has collected passenger and employee charitable donations of £194,436 in 2013
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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