by: iGro Global Development Ltd • 4
Founded over 600 years ago, the Drapers' Company is incorporated by Royal Charter and is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies in the City of London. It has moved with the times and evolved into an organisation that addresses contemporary issues, gaining a new relevance through its philanthropic role.
Its activities range from the commercial management of its own substantial endowment, which includes a directly owned property portfolio in the City of London to being the corporate trustee of charities and participating in the life of the City. The Company's membership fulfils a variety of corporate governance roles for the Company and certain external organisations, and directs its philanthropic initiatives.