As we wave goodbye to a year that has seen tragedy and terror, it’s worth reminding ourselves that for every awful global event, there have been many acts, on a small and large scale, that remind us of the power and generosity of the human spirit
New research published this week suggests more than half of working Brits would like to volunteer to make a difference overseas, if they had the support of their employer. With this level of demand it's small wonder that corporate volunteering is on the rise.
But what exactly does corporate volunteering look like in practice, and who does it benefit? We take a look at Bangladesh, where senior figures at agribusiness giant Syngenta are working in partnership with 7000 local farmers in Rangpur and Dinajpur districts.