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Online child exploitation is a global problem. Stopping, removing and preventing imagery of children being sexually abused online, protecting them, demands a global solution.

We bring together people, companies and individuals, who share our passion for online child protection. We come together to talk and act with one voice, to fight for children online, to influence policy and to be part of the solution.

At the IWF, we work with the international tech community. Our Members include some of the giants of the industry through to start-ups. They’re very different, but they all share a desire to do the right thing. They share our goal to make the internet a safer place for all children, wherever they live in the world.

We do know that IWF Membership isn’t the right fit for every company that shares our vision. Some organisations want to support our work, but their business models aren’t in the position of using our services. That’s not a barrier. Our Corporate Partnerships programme has been specifically designed to enable these companies to fulfil their corporate social responsibility (CSR) objectives. It allows them to show their commitment to protecting children. It allows them to show they care.

Our partners are doing the right thing, whether they take services or not. All children deserve to be protected from sexual abuse and exploitation.

Today, the companies who support us know we aim to create lasting change. Together we won’t rest until every record of a child being sexually abused, being tortured, being raped, has been removed from the internet. For the victims of this abuse, a record of their suffering can remain online, be shared or sold, long after the physical abuse has ended. It’s just one more form of torture, one more torment for the survivor to endure.

We fight to prevent these children, these brave survivors, being repeatedly abused in this cruel way.

Our Development Team work with every corporate partner to understand the individual needs of their company and employees. We develop a tailored programme of activities matched to a company’s particular needs. Making the IWF your Charity of the Year, making a Major Gift, or providing Gifts in Kind are just a few of the brilliant ways corporate partners can support IWF’s mission to stop child sexual abuse online.

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Charity of the Year

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Gifts in kind

Our partnership with Nominet

IWF in 2020

153,369 Number of reports confirmed as child sexual abuse in 2020
27%
The percentage of children under the age of two suffering the worst category of sexual abuse - Category A

Benefits of becoming an IWF Corporate Partner

1. Achieve your CSR objective and demonstrate corporate citizenship

Sponsoring IWF can help your company achieve its corporate social responsibility objective while showing that you care about important social issues that may affect your staff, their families and your customers.

We believe anyone with an internet presence shares a responsibility to make the internet a safer place. Sponsorship of the IWF could give you the reassurance that your company is playing its part, that you are doing the right thing.

Sponsorship and partnerships with companies who share our strong values and ethics, especially if linked to helping children and encouraging internet safety, is important to us.

2. Increase sales and business opportunities

Engaging with responsible businesses is becoming more important for customers and clients. People care and they support positive action. In our experience, customers are more likely to choose companies that act in compassionate and responsible ways. This is true of those that openly support charities.

Our team will help you promote your partnership with IWF through mutually beneficial public marketing and communications.

3. Increase employee engagement

Involve your employees in supporting us. Make them IWF Heroes. Get your whole company involved in doing something good to help children online.

We can work with you to create a fun and engaging Charity of the Year programme.

Choosing IWF as your Charity of the Year will help boost employee morale and team building across your organisation, as well as creating positive PR opportunities.

If you’re interested in becoming a Corporate Partner, get in touch with our Development Team. They’ll be happy to answer any questions and chat with you: Email partnerships@iwf.org.uk or call them on +44 (0)1223 20 30 30.

IWF in the News

Three-fold increase of abuse imagery of 7-10-year-olds as IWF detects more child sexual abuse material online than ever before

Three-fold increase of abuse imagery of 7-10-year-olds as IWF detects more child sexual abuse material online than ever before

The IWF is urging parents and carers to spot the dangers as a new Government-backed campaign aims to boost child safety.

13 January 2022 News
How the Internet Watch Foundation uses tech to tackle child abuse images online

How the Internet Watch Foundation uses tech to tackle child abuse images online

Internet Watch Foundation in Tech Monitor | IWF in the News

11 January 2022 IWF In The News
Supervise 7-to-10 year-olds online to protect against predators, warn child safety experts

Supervise 7-to-10 year-olds online to protect against predators, warn child safety experts

Internet Watch Foundation in iNews | IWF in the News

11 January 2022 IWF In The News
‘Ofcom and Government should not reinvent the wheel’ - IWF stands ready to help regulator stamp out online child sexual abuse material

‘Ofcom and Government should not reinvent the wheel’ - IWF stands ready to help regulator stamp out online child sexual abuse material

This week, the Joint Committee published its comprehensive report on the Draft Online Safety Bill.

17 December 2021 Blog
The IWF partners with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children to launch portal to report child sexual abuse material

The IWF partners with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children to launch portal to report child sexual abuse material

The IWF partners with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) to establish a joint Reporting Portal that allows anyone, anywhere to report child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.

16 December 2021 News
Today (December 14) the Joint Committee published its report on the Government’s draft Online Safety Bill

Today (December 14) the Joint Committee published its report on the Government’s draft Online Safety Bill

The draft legislation aims to make the internet safer, and will establish Ofcom as a statutory regulator to enforce standards on a range of online harms including the availability and spread of child sexual abuse material.

14 December 2021 Statement