The Acre Foundation is the charitable arm of the recruitment firm Acre. The Foundation supports a range of good causes and is run by Acre’s staff with the support of our clients, suppliers and board of directors.


Raised since 2012


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Our Next Fundraiser

The Acre Foundation, run by our team, exists to raise funds for causes close to our hearts. Find out about the positive impact it's made on people, communities and the environment.

Every year we undertake a challenge in support of a range charities. In 2016 we conquered Mount Toubkal in Morocco and in 2017 we tackled the formidable Freedom Trail across the Pyrenees from France into Spain.

This year, we are conquering the ultimate Snowdonia challenge in October – the Welsh 3000! Summiting 15 of Snowdonia’s peaks over 24 hours. Watch this space for updates on how we are doing!


Raised in 2017/2018

For every placement Acre completes we like to give a little more by making a donation to one of our chosen charities on our client’s behalf. If you are a client who has had an individual placed by Acre, please choose from one of the three options below and send your selection to

Cool Earth is a unique charity that is saving the world’s most endangered rainforests through working with local communities to secure forests at risk of being destroyed within the next 18 months.

Your donation will support the Zoological Society of London to raise the profile and initiate conservation of the world’s most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) species.

The Octavia Foundation’s work is intended to increase the strength and effectiveness of community life; improving local conditions, especially for people in disadvantaged situations

We are signatories of the UN Global Compact

The world's largest corporate sustainability initiative; aligning strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

This year the cause we have chosen to support is

For the past few years we have supported a variety of different causes which have been very personal to Acre employees, this year we have decided to all embrace one charity that is affecting us all. Help us create a ‘wave of change’.

Acre's 2015/16 Sustainability Report

Acre is more than just a business. As a leading Sustainability recruitment business, we have a duty to follow the example of our clients and set an example to our candidates, instilling an ethos of corporate responsibility and sustainable behaviour that reverberates through the sector.