Computershare's Change a Life initiative funds projects that address poverty and empower communities to effect change around the world.
Since its introduction in 2006, over 5 million dollars has been raised from company-matched employee donations, shareholder dividend donations, corporate contributions and fundraising programs.
In South Africa
, the Change a Life Mike Thomson Trust
was established following the murder of Computershare Senior Manager Mike Thomson in 2007. The Trust sponsors grassroots initiatives aimed at combating crime, as well as providing support to victims of crime,with a special focus on children.