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Schroders sail and hearty

Schroders is supporting the Ellen MacArthur Trust, a charity that takes children recovering from cancer on summer sailing trips to the Isle of Wight.

This summer will mark the second year that Ellen, who in 2001 at the age of 25 became the fastest woman to sail around the world, has taken a group of recovering children yachting.

MacArthur says: “I have seen first-hand the joy and inspiration that time out on the water can give kids suffering from cancer. For the short time they are at sea, they experience another life.”

Pictured above with Ellen is Schroders UK retail managing director Robin Stoakley. In 2003, the company&#39s 200th anniversary year, Schroders was named the top corporate charity giver in the Guardian Giving List, giving 3.42 per cent of its pre-tax profits to charitable causes.

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