Planet Organic works with a number of partners to help us provide responsible employment in line with our values.
PUSH is a leading wellbeing and performance company that help us unlock our human potential, focussing on enhancing skills and creativity, supporting good mental health, empowering leadership and promoting wellness.
PUSH have been working with Planet Organic since 2019 in areas such as the training of mental health first aiders, providing in-depth learning on wellness and advising us on our policies and processes.
To find out more about PUSH, go to https://www.pushmindandbody.com/
The EW Group
The EW Group are a full-service diversity and inclusion consultancy working with Planet Organic to address unconscious bias and build inclusive leadership.
Planet Organic are part of the EW Group’s Inclusive Culture Pledge for 2020, which you can read here (link to our D&I section).
To learn more about the work they do, go to https://theewgroup.com/
Pearson is a multi-national publishing and education company providing a blend of content, curricula, assessment, training and information systems in a vast array of sectors and industries across the world. Headquartered in London, their drive to improve educational access and outcomes worldwide has including supporting Planet Organic by transferring levy funds for our Retail Academy and Future Leaders apprenticeship training programmes.
The Drive Forward Foundation
The Drive Forward Foundation are a charity that exist to help and support care leavers to achieve their full potential with exciting and sustainable employment opportunities. In 2020, we will offer regular one and two week work placements to young people from Drive Forward as part of their development, as well as continuing to host ‘Aim Higher Days’, designed for small groups to come and take part in learning activities, taste testing, ‘speed networking’ and tours of Planet Organic’s operations.
Visit https://driveforwardfoundation.org/ for more on the amazing work they do.
Well Grounded runs a series of coffee training academies for vulnerable adults, empowering them with the skills, training, mentorship and qualifications they need to access work in the specialty coffee industry. Planet Organic provides work experience placements as baristas on our Food to Go counters for students who are completing one of the Well Grounded training academies.
To find out more, go to http://wellgroundedjobs.co.uk/
House of St. Barnabas
A new kind of private members club, House of St Barnabas’ Grade 1 listed building in Soho in London also provides people with the support and training they need to find lasting paid employment, helping break the cycle of homelessness. Planet Organic helps students find both work experience and permanent positions within our stores.
To read more, visit https://hosb.org.uk/
Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership
THEBP delivers high quality programmes in schools in Tower Hamlets, providing the best possible employability support and careers guidance for their students, helping them develop the skills needed for future success. Planet Organic offers various schools weekly long work experience throughout the year, along with CV and career advice.