Barings Social Impact

We are passionate about supporting the communities where we work and live. The Barings Social Impact initiative puts the power to effect change in the hands of our associates—and helps them make a lasting impact through mentoring, service and financial giving.

Making a Difference

"Barings is an instrumental supporter of Classroom Central’s mission, providing 60+ volunteer hours and funding backpacks full of supplies for 520+ local students this summer."

Karen Calder

Classroom Central

Making a Difference

Focus Areas

Community Conversations

Freedom Communities

In this Q&A, Elizabeth Cooper, Barings Director, Social Impact, speaks with Hannah Beavers of Freedom Communities about collaborating on a holistic approach to tackling generational poverty in Charlotte.

Community Conversations

Young Black Leadership Alliance

In the first of the series looking at the impact of Barings’ partnerships with local charities, Elizabeth Cooper, director, Social Impact, speaks with John Martin, CEO and co-founder of the Young Black Leadership Alliance, a non-profit focused on developing young Black leaders.

Community Conversations


We speak with Pat Millen of not-for-profit E2D about the Barings-E2D partnership to end the digital divide in Charlotte for good.

Social Impact

Charity Bike Ride

Barings teammates cycled over 246km—nearly 153 miles—from London to the Isle of Wight to raise funds for our U.K. microgrant charities: Thomas Franks Foundation, Wooden Spoon and Mousetrap Theatre Projects.

Social Impact

Global Month of Service 2022

Throughout June, Barings hosted its second Global Month of Service, with over 260 employees volunteering in nine cities across the globe. From Charlotte to London to Seoul, employees reconnected with each other and gave back to their communities, together.

Employee Emphasis


We encourage employees to put forth their passions by applying for employee-led microgrants in our local communities.


Our governing body is comprised of Barings employees from across the globe who drive our strategic investments and identify employee-led initiatives to receive corporate grants.


We support employees through Matching and Volunteer Time Off programs to amplify their personal dedication to nonprofit organizations.


hours spent volunteering in 2022


teammates volunteered in 2022


laptops donated & refurbished since 2015

Investing in Lasting Change, Together

The best way to effect positive change is to actively drive it.

Our Partners & Participants