As an insurance company, we are uniquely placed to help people in times of need and our community initiatives reflect this.
Our community engagement strategy is aligned to our group-wide Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) priorities. This includes a focus on:
|A focus on financial resilience and protecting vulnerable communities||Health and wellbeing||Diversity and inclusion|
|Supporting decent work and economic growth||Sustainable cities and communities||Climate action|
The QBE Foundation ensures we manage our community-related activities effectively and consistently, in line with our purpose, strategy and investment criteria. Its vision is:
“The QBE Foundation partners with impactful not-for-profits around the world to protect vulnerable communities, enable financial resilience, strengthen their health and wellbeing, and to build more inclusive, sustainable communities.”
This vision is an extension of QBE’s purpose: to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions.
The activities of the QBE Foundation fall into five categories:
- charity partnerships,
- local grants,
- workplace giving and
- in-kind giving.
To find out more about our activities in each region, please click on the links below.
Over the past few years, we have continued to invest in our communities globally. The total value of our social and community investment programs was:
We have a target of annually investing 0.5% of the previous year's group cash profit after tax in our community.