Creative Responsibility

Other companies talk about corporate responsibility. At Penguin, we talk about Creative Responsibility, because creativity is at the heart of everything we do.

A bit about us

Social impact has always part of our DNA. In 1935 our founder, Allen Lane, established Penguin to make good quality books affordable and accessible to everyone. In doing so, he created a paperback revolution that democratised literature and transformed publishing.

We remain true to Allen Lane’s original vision today through our mission: we make books for everyone, because a book can change anyone.

Today, our Creative Responsibility activity focuses on four priority areas:

Discover the impact we're having

Reporting our progress