We measure our impact so we can understand our progress and learn from our mistakes, we share it so other people can too. If you've worked with us as a client or a participant we may ask you to tell us about the impact the work has had for you, your organisation and the world around you. This is just one of the measures we report annually in our Social Impact report. You can read the latest report from 2020 here.
Traverse was established in 1989 and started our employee ownership journey in 1994. We became wholly employee owned in 2009 and were the UK’s first employee-owned “public interest” company. Traverse is committed to the aims of the Employee Ownership Association. If you'd like to find out more about employee ownership and how it can shape the culture of an organisation, please contact us.
We care about what we do, and what happens next. We strive to live the following values in how we work with others, and how we work together as a team:
Inclusive: we create space to include everyone's voices
Curious: we listen, investigate, and search for insight
Compassionate: we prioritise empathy and understanding
Independent: we provide an independent perspective to challenge assumptions
At Traverse, our Corporate Responsibility work engages with 4 main areas:
We believe that for corporate responsibility work to benefit communities, it needs to be ongoing, community-driven, and transparent.
As a Living Wage Employer whose social purpose is to support and champion the delivery of social impact and help people have a say in the decisions that affect them, corporate responsibility is the fabric of our business model and activities.
Some key procedures: