The green ribbon has the simple, but powerful, message of "Together we can #endthestigma" and will be worn by employees across the City and beyond during Mental Health Awareness Week (8-12 May 2017).
Find out more and order your ribbons here.
The Lord Mayor’s Appeal, alongside This is Me – in the City, is piloting The Green Ribbon Campaign to help #endthestigma of mental health. The green ribbon has the simple, but powerful, message of “Together we can #endthestigma” and will be worn by employees across the City and beyond during Mental Health Awareness Week (8-12 May 2017).
This new initiative builds on the inspiring impact of the collaboration that is This is Me - in the City.The stigma of mental health is such a huge issue in organisations and for individuals and we want to address this.
We are asking organisations to invite their employees to wear a green ribbon as a visible sign of support and to help destigmatise mental health by:
Over 30 organisations are already interested in taking part, including Bank of England, Baker McKenzie, Deutsche Bank, Aberdeen Asset Management and UBS.
To join the 30 organisations already keen to take part, order your ribbons below now!
The green ribbons will be supplied with a backing card with details of the campaign:
The ribbons will be delivered on 24th April 2017 and will be supported by resource materials (which will be emailed out in advance) that will include advice about how to roll out the ribbons as well as templates to help you promote the campaign.
There will be only 50,000 ribbons available so please complete the below order form as soon as possible to guarantee your ribbons. All we ask is for you to cover the costs of 35p per ribbon plus postage.
To ensure delivery for Mental Health Awareness Week, please order no later than Friday 24th March.