Pearson has been ranked 22nd in the 2004 Giving List, which ranks the FTSE 100 according to the percentage of pre-tax profits they give to the community. In 2003 Pearson gave a total of £4.74m to good causes, with a special focus on education, representing 1.2% of 2003 pre-tax profits. Of this, £2.21m was cash and £2.12m inkind donations. Our employees gave their time and expertise to a range of local causes to the value of £0.97m.
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