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Graduate sets up as CSR middle man

Platform links firms to good causes

Linking private sector businesses to charities could be made easier with a new Island-based online platform.

Appreciate works with organisations to improve their Corporate Social Responsibility, and individuals looking for the ideal project to donate their funds, or time.

It also works as a free web-based information service free for charities, after a similar service - Connect2Charity - closed its doors last month.  

After university, Robert Hester set his sights on business philanthropy - he says he's found a positive way to make money by helping others.

Tanya Humbles asked where the idea came from: 

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