It’s good business sense
The Commercial Foundation enables your organisation to make a difference via your supply chain and it can unleash benefits to your business too.
Over the past 20 years businesses have shown just how much they can change the world. By caring for the environment and changing the way they operate corporations have influenced the recycling movement and made reducing the carbon footprint part of everyone’s agenda.
We’re now seeing the same beginning to happen with social responsibility. Businesses are proving that they can add social value in what they do without compromising the quality of their products or their bottom line.
The Commercial Foundation enables your organisation to make a difference via your supply chain, and it can unleash benefits to your business too.
The benefits to you
- You uphold your social responsibility objectives
- You can see the difference you are making as the initiative is based in the UK
- Your colleagues can get involved with WE DO as part of their volunteer days
- You can recruit from a ready supply of talented and trained people
The very highest quality
Initiatives like WE DO Print may start with good intentions, but they have to make good business sense too. For WE DO Print to be one of our preferred print suppliers, they have to uphold the very best print standards. That means you know you are getting premium quality print.
WE DO a guarantee
Commercial Foundations is a Community Interest Company and limited by guarantee. We’re regulated by the Community Interest Regulator We have an asset lock, which means our profits are locked into our company and can only be reinvested in furthering our social mission.
It's still Commercial
Choose to place your business through an initiative like WE DO Print and you’ll experience the excellent Commercial service you’re used to. We provide a wraparound solution, fulfilling all the services around your order, from account management to delivery. You can order via our SPRINT service too.
The Ripple Effect
Sam was part of the first group of young people to complete the WE DO Print programme.
Following the programme and a 12 week internship at Commercial, Sam has secured a full-time position within Commercial's Interiors Division.Click to watch his story
See the difference
When you’re doing business with us we will send you monthly reports on your procurement. Each one will detail the products and expenditure that have a social value and are good business.
DO come and see us
We’re about actions, not words. So if you’d like to see what a difference the Commercial Foundation is making, just get in touch. We’ll be happy to show you round at any time.
The ideal employee
Young people who have faced tough times can bring more than you might expect to a business. They have remarkable resilience to overcome their difficulties and have the energy and exuberance of youth.
What do we do at we do?
WE DO Print is a digital and 3D print venture, part of the Commercial Group's social enterprise Commercial Foundations.
There are a host of items we can print for you from branded merchandise through to brochures, letterheads and business cards.Download our Capabilities list
Become a Friend of Commercial Foundations
If you’d like to make sure your business decisions are making a difference in society, there are plenty of ways you can become a Friend of the Foundation.
Source your procurement with the Commercial Group – we invest a percentage of our profits back into the Commercial Foundation.
2. Learning new skills
Order digital or branded print via Commercial – the materials will be printed by WE DO Print, helping young people learn new skills.
3. CSR becomes CSV
Come along for a Social Responsibility day – your colleagues can get involved and see the difference you’re making.
4. Kind Donation
Make a donation in kind towards the Foundation – kit, premises, funding, it all goes towards giving young people more opportunities and a better future.
Offer an internship to someone from the WE DO Print programme – you’ll be getting a skilled, trained and motivated person who can benefit your business.
Employ someone from WE DO Print either as an apprentice or a full time member of staff – WE DO ourselves, and people like Sam are vital members of our team!
Get in touch to see how to get involved