Standard Chartered wins Beyond Sport Award

July 30th, 2012:  We are delighted to announce that Coaches Across Continents partner, Standard Chartered were awarded the Beyond Sport award for Corporate of the Year!

The Beyond Sport Summit brought together the best sport-led social innovators, with influential global leaders, to address sport’s role in driving positive social change.
The Summit culminated on Wednesday night, when a series of presenters, including five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe, five-time ice skating world champion Michelle Kwan and Olympic legend Bob Beamon, announced that Standard Chartered took top spot, beating over 300 other organisations. Winning this award highlights the continuing success of Goal and signals that Standard Chartered have been recognised on a global scale for their work.
Nick Keller, the Founder of Beyond Sport, said:
“These projects change lives and communities to an astonishing level. It is a privilege to meet, highlight and support the amazing leaders who drive them, and recognise the very best work in this hugely important sector”.
Coaches Across Continents partners with Standard Chartered to deliver the GOAL program to 100,000 young women by 2014.

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