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Janek Seevaratnam - Charities Aid Foundation. London, , GB

Janek Seevaratnam Janek Seevaratnam

Senior Corporate Advisor – Impact Lead | Charities Aid Foundation


Janek leads CAF’s impact consultancy offering, helping companies put their purpose into practice.





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Janek leads CAF’s impact consultancy offering, working with major companies – from best loved brands to industry-leading multinationals – who want to embed social impact as a core component of their business strategies. After consulting charities on how to measure their impact with rigour and accountability, Janek moved to CAF where he identified the critical need to shift companies’ thinking to go beyond measuring numbers and start understanding the meaningful changes they create for people and planet.

Industry Expertise (1)


Areas of Expertise (5)

Corporate Responsibility

Social Impact



Corporate Purpose

Education (1)

University of Oxford: Bachelor's Degree, Modern Languages (French & Spanish) 2010

Languages (1)

  • Spanish

Volunteer Experience (1)

Chaka-Runa, Bridging the World

Trustee, October 2014-Present. Chaka-Runa is a Europe-based NGO that supports local projects in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, collaborating with them to improve their impact and/or to develop new projects. We aim to act as bridges: connecting people, creating awareness about the needs of these populations providing opportunities, and respecting their ways of living. Our 3 key focus areas are education; women and children's rights; and indigenous people's rights.

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Media Appearances (2)

Spotlight on Janek Seevaratnam

CAF Online  online

2015 Janek helps companies build social purpose through CR and sustainability strategies and programmes for clients across a wide range of sectors...

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The Business Fights Poverty Fortnightly Round Up

Business Fights Poverty  online


Janek Seevaratnam, Charities Aid Foundation provides an overview of a recent report on leadership in sustainable business by Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and Forster Communications...

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Articles (4)

Bold thinking, brave action

Business Fights Poverty


In July 2020, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and Forster Communications launched a collaborative report, “Bold thinking, brave action”, in which we interviewed 11 leading sustainable business figures from a host of organisations – from B Corps and corporate foundations through to major household brands and multinational companies.

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Succesful Corporate-NGO Partnerships

FM Magazine

Additionally, charity partnerships help businesses gain insights into the needs of vulnerable consumers, said Janek Seevaratnam, senior corporate adviser at the UK's Charities Aid Foundation.

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Preventing a dystopian future: how can business and society work together?



Last week I had the very good fortune of joining a panel that discussed how business and society can work together to prevent a dystopian future.

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Are you up to the challenge of impact thinking?



Before I joined Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) I worked as a social impact consultant. We helped a range of charities implement robust impact frameworks to articulate to their stakeholders how they were actually impacting their beneficiaries.

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