Who we are
We are the philanthropic arm of Thomson Reuters, the world’s biggest news and information provider. We are registered as an independent charity both in the UK and in the USA.
A corporate foundation
We are geared to action. We leverage the know-how, reach and reputation of Thomson Reuters to run free programmes that promote the highest standards in journalism and spread excellence in the practice of legal pro bono worldwide. We act as a source of unbiased thought leadership in areas including slavery and human trafficking, women’s rights and the human impact of climate change.
A trusted connector
As the philanthropic arm of Thomson Reuters, we are uniquely placed to engage businesses, governments, thought leaders and civil society, and forge strategic partnerships to tackle some of the world’s most pressing socio-economic issues. Our partners trust our expertise, values, and ability to deliver.
An impact multiplier
We do not give grants; we receive them to run free programmes and services that better equip people and organisations to drive positive change around the world. Our extensive reach and unique network allow us to amplify the impact of these grants given to us by individuals, corporations, and foundations. Our goal is to achieve impact at scale.
By strategically combining the power of our programmes we are able to provide unique expertise and offer high-impact solutions to tackle global issues.
Our primary thought leadership areas are:
We also make a significant contribution towards: Social Entrepreneurship, Land & Property Rights, Refugees Rights and LGBTQ Rights.