Tate & Lyle partners with Future Frontiers for student career coaching programme

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Employee volunteers to act as mentors to young people aged 14-16 as part of the 2024 programme.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 30 April 2024: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a world leader in ingredient solutions for healthier food and beverages, is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Future Frontiers, an award-winning UK charity, which will give employees the opportunity to act as mentors to students aged 14-16 from disadvantaged backgrounds, and to help them fulfil their potential.

In the UK, family income is the strongest predictor of how well a young person will do at school and the future opportunities they will have. Future Frontiers looks to change this by working with schools and businesses to deliver a programme of coaching, advice and guidance that equips young people to realise their potential at school and take positive steps into education or training at age 16.

15 volunteers from Tate & Lyle’s London office will complete training provided by Future Frontiers, and then meet with pupils weekly across June and July. Together, they will work through a series of exercises and activities to support the young people, identify their best skills and what their career might be, and explore the different routes available to achieve that career once leaving school.

Rowan Adams, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Tate & Lyle said: “Tate & Lyle is proud to partner with Future Frontiers and make a positive impact on young people’s engagement with learning and to help them discover their career pathways. We believe that all children deserve an equal chance at forming their own future, and we are delighted to add Future Frontiers to the many schools, education foundations and other community partners we work with across the world to help students attain the skills they need for life. Since 2020, Tate & Lyle has supported the education of around 40,000 students through learning and mentoring programmes, bursaries and grants.”

To learn more, visit: www.tateandlyle.com/purpose.

To learn more about Future Fronters, visit: https://www.futurefrontiers.org.uk/

 

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, fortification, and texture, we develop ingredient solutions which reduce sugar, calories, and fat, add fibre and protein, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, snacks, soups, sauces, and dressings.

We have more than 3,300 employees working in around 58 locations in 39 countries, serving customers across 121 countries. Science, Solutions, Society is our brand promise and how we will achieve our purpose of Transforming Lives Through the Science of Food. By living our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2024, Tate & Lyle revenue from continuing operations totalled £1.65 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on LinkedinX (Twitter)Facebook or YouTube

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