Vantage partners with Vietnam’s virtual marathon to donate 10,000 VND per kilometre run
“It is the unique opportunity to raise funds for two charities who do incredible work for our community and our wildlife, while encouraging people in Vietnam to get their sneakers on, get outside, improve their health, and run for a good cause. “
International multi-asset broker Vantage has teamed up with UpRace 2022, a virtual marathon that will be held between 28 October and 20 November, for a good cause in Vietnam.
Runners and potential runners who install the race app on either Android or iOS can join Team Vantage and make each kilometre count.
The brokerage firm will donate 10,000 VND for every kilometre run to two prominent charities: the Association of Vietnamese Handicapped Orphans and Save Vietnam’s Wildlife.
Vantage encourages people in Vietnam to run for a good cause
Marc Despallieres, Chief Strategy & Trading Officer, Vantage, said: “We are honoured to partner with UpRace in support of our Vietnamese community and two incredible charities. At Vantage, we have always aspired to empower people around us, while improving our natural environment. It is the unique opportunity to raise funds for two charities who do incredible work for our community and our wildlife, while encouraging people in Vietnam to get their sneakers on, get outside, improve their health, and run for a good cause. ”
Vietnam-based running platform UpRace is organizing its fifth edition, with previous races having recorded 11.5 million kilometres, with almost 20 billion VND donated to five community partners.
Vantage’s brokerage offering covers Forex, Commodities, Indices, Shares, Bonds and ETFs that can be accessed through its mobile trading app and its trading platform.
Vantage on a ESG journey
The strategic partnership with UpRace marks another milestone in the corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) journey of Vantage.
Formally launched a in July 2022, Vantage’s several other ESG activities this year include a dollar-for-dollar matching fundraising exercise in partnership with the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), another one with UNESCO New Delhi, and a global blood donation drive across their offices.
Vantage has also partnered with popular digital media producer Supercar Blondie to raise awareness on climate change and women’s empowerment during the week of the Extreme E race in Sardinia, Italy.