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united kingdom | November 10, 2022

The RBC Running Weekend Returned to London Raising Millions for Great Causes

RBC Race for the Kids and the Royal Parks Half, presented by RBC, returned to Hyde Park on 8/9 October and raised millions of pounds for hundreds of charities.

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UNITED KINGDOM | January 11, 2022

Teaching resource launches to prepare students on the future of London’s water supply

With funding from RBC Tech for Nature, river charity Thames21, has worked with community water management programme CAMELLIA, to develop a new teaching resource called Water Futures that explores London’s water resource management.

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United Kingdom | November 2, 2021

Thousands of runners return to The Royal Parks and enjoy a brand new route

London’s most stunning half marathon returned in-person on October 10, following a year where the event went virtual due to the pandemic. More than 10,000 runners completed a brand new 13.1 mile route, starting on one of the world’s most iconic roads – The Mall.

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United Kingdom | April 15, 2021

Royal Parks Half Marathon goes virtual: Celebrating green spaces across the country

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the Royal Parks Half Marathon still rolled out a unique race-day experience. Read how the use of digital integrations saw thousands support charities across the country.

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United Kingdom | March 17, 2021

How two brothers turned six million bees into a business dream

For the last 45 years, The Prince's Trust has guided more than a million young people towards a more positive future

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United Kingdom | January 27, 2021

The BRIT School: Nurturing powerful creativity through diversity and inclusion

RBC is delighted to partner with The BRIT School, as part of the RBC Emerging Artists Project. The partnership will help support the leading performing and creative arts school to continue supporting future artists.

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London | November 26, 2020

Working together to help a beacon of British culture survive and thrive

In the midst of a pandemic, RBC continues its tradition of supporting creatives through the RBC Emerging Artists Project

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London | August 12, 2020

Young entrepreneurs enter ‘Dragon’s Den’ to pitch new business ideas

RBC is delighted to support The Prince's Trusts Enterprise programme. Four young entrepreneurs, who have previously taken part in the programme, spoke to RBC about adapting to the new normal and the future employment challenges they need to overcome as a result of Covid-19.

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London | February 7, 2020

A Day to Remember at Demelza Children’s Hospice

RBC Investor & Treasury Services and Capital Markets staff visit Demelza Hospice Care for Children’s South East London, one of the beneficiaries for the 2020 RBC Trade for the Kids

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United Kingdom | 0, 0000

RBC Celebrates the Opening of Royal Bank of Canada House

We are delighted to announce the official opening of Royal Bank of Canada House, much-needed family accommodation directly next to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

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Europe | March 22, 2019

An exciting partnership with Earthwatch

RBC is pleased to announce our new and exciting new partnership with International NGO Earthwatch Europe, which aims to connect local communities and help water research quality across urban lakes, rivers and streams and promote responsible water use

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Toronto | September 14, 2019

RBC Race for the Kids Toronto’s record breaking year

For the sixth year, RBC employees, their family and friends and other Torontonians rallied together for RBC Race for the Kids

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london | October 21, 2019

RBC celebrates its biggest running weekend yet!

This year, over 26,000 runners showed up in the rain for the RBC’s running weekend. On Saturday October 12, RBC Race for the Kids marked its tenth year with the largest turnout ever, 10,000 runners at Hyde Park

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Dublin | December 4, 2018

RBC and basis.point to deliver coding club for local children in Ireland

Find out how RBC’s support is enabling the National College of Ireland’s (NCI) Early Learning Initiative (ELI) to help young people learn about technology

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Toronto | December 4, 2018

Celebrating the holidays with WoodGreen Community Services

12 RBC volunteers helped 60 residents of the Jack Layton Seniors’ Centre to celebrate the start of the holiday season

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Kuala Lumpur | November 10, 2018

RBC Water Detectives on the Congkak River

33 RBC volunteers joined WWF-Malaysia to discuss and identify biological indicators that determine the quality of a major local water source

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