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 increased from 4,941 in 2014 to 5,320 in 2015
Support local people into training and jobs through delivery of the Heathrow Academy each year
Job outcomes from the Heathrow Academy have increased from 450 in 2014 to 516 in 2015
Pre-employment training outcomes from the Heathrow Academy have decreased from 1,007 in 2014 to 995 in 2015
Support local people into training and jobs through delivery of the Heathrow Jobs & Careers Fair each year
The number of businesses attending the Fair decreased from 48 in 2014 to 38 in 2015. In 2015, the Fair welcomed 4,922 attendees a decrease from 5,810 in 2014
Donate £750,000 per year to local community projects through the Heathrow Communities Fund
£750,000 was donated in 2015
Collect passenger and employee donations for Heathrow's charity of the year annually
Heathrow has collected passenger and employee charitable donations of £301,511 in 2015
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