Corporate Social Responsibility

The Moodie Davitt Report places great emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a core aspect of its company culture. This commitment includes donating a significant percentage of its profits to various causes.

We believe that all businesses – big and small – should commit significant investment and efforts towards helping society’s underprivileged and to making the world a better place for all of its citizens, regardless of gender, race, sexuality or economic status.


As a result of this policy The Moodie Davitt Report donates a significant percentage of profits to a variety of causes.

The Moodie Davitt Report supports several cancer-related charities, including meeting a five-year £175,000 (US$205,000) commitment to fund ground-breaking research with The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The Royal Marsden is one of the world’s leading cancer research and treatment facilities and this money has helped fund various cancer research projects. This donation is in addition to a previous donation of £124,000 (US$202,000) which was made in 2013.

The Moodie Davitt Report Founder & Chairman Martin Moodie, who was successfully treated by The Royal Marsden in 2010 and 2011 for stomach cancer, commented: “We are humbled by the life-changing work done by the Royal Marsden and privileged to support it”.

With Professor David Cunningham in December 2013

Smile Train has been a particular beneficiary, from our first charity dinner back in 2007 and most recently in May 2023 where we held the Smile Raising Charity Dinner, a fundraising gala for Smile Train hosted by The Moodie Davitt Report, raising $200,000 for the charity.

Smile Train is a charity dedicated to helping children across the world who have cleft lips and palates, especially in developing countries. They have helped over 1.5 million children over the last 20 years.

Mamta Carroll with Dermot Davitt and Martin Moodie at the Smile Train Charity Dinner in Singapore

Another important charity to us is Hand in Hand for Haiti. This was a travel retail project to help the reconstruction of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, which resulted in the opening of Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable school in Saint Marc in October 2011. The Moodie Davitt Report has made substantial donations and raised funds for the charity over many years.

Handing out aid and meeting the kids of Port-au-Prince’s infamous shanty town Cité Soleil

Other organisations supported by the Moodie Davitt Report in recent years include Alpha Asia Tsunami Appeal, the Moodie Davitt Report Foundation, Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research, Broken Biscuits, Cancer Research UK, Cheshire Academy, Children With Leukaemia, China Duty Free Hope Foundation, Friends-International, Fulcrum Challenge, Freddie McGuire Trust, King Power Foundation, Motor Neurone Disease Association, MS Society, Oblong Trees, One Tree Planted, Seeing is Believing (Dubai Duty Free), Stuart Mangan Trust, The Promise (Raven Fox Ball), The Smile Train.

Sustainability and Employee Wellbeing

The Moodie Davitt Report is committed to supporting environmentally sustainable initiatives. This includes highlighting projects and organisations that focus on reducing environmental impact and promoting sustainability.

The company supports initiatives that reduce CO2 emissions and waste, notably in packaging, shipping and other operational aspects. The company is also keen on supporting sustainable solutions in the wider industry, such as reducing the use of plastic, promoting reusable materials and using environmentally friendly paper for our print editions.

The Moodie Davitt Report’s offices and operations aim to minimise energy usage where possible. After our London office was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic all staff members began working from home and we have continued this policy for both environmental reasons and for the benefit of our staff to support their home-life balance and provide greater flexibility with childcare and family commitments.

The Moodie Davitt Report is committed to The Living Wage Foundation, which ensures all staff are paid a real living wage. We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to fighting against all forms of discrimination in the workplace. Women’s causes are particularly close to our hearts and as well as supporting International Women’s Day every year we also make a daily commitment to support women in the workplace and ensure women are represented and their voices are heard at our conferences and events.

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