The awards provide a high profile opportunity to celebrate businesses which collaborate creatively in the South East of England. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars won an Arts & Business Sustainability Award in 2007 for the best long-term partnership, for the company’s sustained engagement with the Chichester Festival Theatre.
Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said, “Rolls-Royce has a successful track record of involvement with the creative arts in the South East and I am delighted that this will be further extended through our partnership with Arts & Business.”
Arts & Business (A&B) was founded in 1976 and is a national charity. A&B connects companies and individuals to cultural organisations and provides the expertise and insight for them to prosper together.
The Cass Foundation is a charitable organisation which operates by way of a rigorous commissioning process. Approximately 20 new monumental works, predominantly by contemporary British sculptors, are produced annually. To date, the Foundation has commissioned 160 monumental works from over 120 artists which have been placed in public and private collections all over the world.