Building a diverse talent pipeline
Our programmes create a pipeline of talent into leading universities and professions, connecting our partners with potential future employees and showcasing their organisation as an inclusive and welcoming place to work.
We engage diversity champions across the business with the topic of social mobility and offer meaningful volunteering opportunities for staff to directly benefit young people on Sutton Trust programmes, and alumni as they enter the workplace.
Creating meaningful impact
A common thread across all of our partnerships is that we are working to address the broader societal issue of social mobility, contributing to the Trust’s efforts to transform 5,000 lives each year. We have an evidence-led approach and place a strong emphasis on measuring and sharing the difference that our partnerships are making.
"I am really proud to be a long-term supporter of the Pathways to Law Programme. I have witnessed at first hand the positive effect of working with the other law firms, chambers and professional bodies who support the programme. I would like to thank all of the programme partners who contribute to the shared ambition of widening access to the legal profession."
Adam Scarrott, Chair, Pathways to Law Advisory Group
"Capital One is proud to partner with the Sutton Trust, with our shared focus on providing opportunity to help young people become confident and successful adults."
Amy Lenander, Head of International and UK CEO of Capital One UK
“As a business committed to enabling economic mobility we are proud to partner with the Sutton Trust. Through our partnership over the last five years, we’ve supported 600 talented young people to access the US Programme and this has resulted in hundreds of students from less advantaged backgrounds enrolling to study in the US. This is an invaluable experience that ultimately sets these young people on an exciting new path, one that will shape their personal and professional future.”
Bernie Mensah, Global Head, Emerging Markets, Head, EMEA FICC Trading, Bank of America
"Our pioneering work with the Sutton Trust continues to directly address the problem of social mobility within banking & finance. By building the skills and confidence of young people from poorer homes, we aim to debunk myths of our industry and encourage more bright students from diverse backgrounds to realise that a career in finance is open to them."
Tiina Lee, Chief Executive Officer, UK & Ireland, Deutsche Bank