Hewitsons Charitable Trust’s mission is to annually deliver Chariots of Fire and make a positive contribution to our community and our official charity partner(s). We aim to manage our operations with sound environmental practices and social responsibility at its core.
Hewitsons Charitable Trust
Hewitsons Charitable Trust (registered Charity No. 1148113) organises the annual Chariots of Fire event in Cambridge which raises over £50,000 every year for one or two charities which are selected as the year’s official recipient partner. Through this event over £1.48million has been raised for a variety of regional charities. The event includes around 2,500 runners - both athletes and amblers - competing alongside each other over a short but inspiring course.
We are committed to having the lowest possible impact on the natural world, and endeavour to make a net positive contribution by:
Hewitsons Charitable Trust has set minimum standards and targets for continuous improvement for the delivery of Chariots of Fire, including but not limited to:
The team recognises the value in existing relationships, and where possible works with existing stakeholders to make the changes required to meet the above.
Hewitsons Charitable Trust recognises that reducing our environmental impact is an on-going process of improvement, and that resource and budget constraints will necessitate a pragmatic approach and prioritisation. However, we are committed to an annual review of our processes and performance in order to identify successes and improvements, to inform any changes to our approach and strategy.
This Environmental Policy will be reviewed on an annual basis by the trustees of Hewitsons Charitable Trust.