International Awards

At Business in the Community we run two awards for companies which are operating responsible business practices internationally.

The Unilever Global Development Award

Part of our Responsible Business Awards, the Unilever Gloabl Development Award recognises businesses that can demonstrate positive impact against one or more of the United National Millennium Development Goals.

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The International Disaster Relief Award supported by DFID

Recognising businesses that have positively addressed the immediate after effect of international disasters.

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Insights from past award winners

Citi International Award 2013

The International Award recognised businesses that demonstrated positive impact against one or more of the United National Millennium Development Goals in 2012. Find out more

The European CSR Award Scheme - This award scheme was for large or small companies who made a positive impact in Europe through innovative, multi-stakeholder CSR partnerships in 2012. Read the case studies

The European Employee Volunteering Awards - The European Employee Volunteering Awards, which ran during 2011, recognised companies of all sizes across Europe that have developed schemes that help people facing barriers to work increase their employability skills. Read the case studies

2015 Award stories

GSK emergency response: Ebola virus disease - frontline healthcare workers in protective suits

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) - GSK emergency response: Ebola virus disease

GSK's humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa included cash and product donations, increased investment in frontline health workers, and accelerated development work on a vaccine.

Published: July 2015
AllLife: The AllLife business model - an AllLife employee speaking on the phone

AllLife – The AllLife business model

AllLife, a South African provider of insurance to people with HIV, has pioneered an approach that proves it is possible to insure the “uninsurable”, and to do so in a financially and socially sustainable way.

Published: July 2015
Sunny Money: The Sunny Money way - a lady and child with a Sunny Money solar light

SunnyMoney -The SunnyMoney Way

The largest distributor of solar lights in Africa is working to cultivate a sustainable market so that other players will enter the game, with the long-term aim of eradicating the kerosene lamp from Africa by 2020.

Published: July 2015
Categories: Marketplace
Deutsche Post International Disaster Relief work

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) - GoHelp: Disaster management at DPDHL

GoHelp offers humanitarian assistance through DPDHL’s global logistics network and the expertise and skills of its employees, by providing logistics capacity at airports in disaster zones to process relief goods, and also preparing airports in advance of disasters to stop potential delays in the delivery of life-saving aid.

Published: June 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Compass Group UK and Ireland - Education to Employment

Education to Employment is a Compass-wide programme that creates new work opportunities for young people, offering quality experiences, training and development.

Published: April 2015
Categories: Talent & Skills


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