International news

Cyber Security
15 May 2017 - 10:46am
Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has sent an alert to all businesses and individuals regarding the Wannacry ransomware incident (WannaCrypt0r) urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days. Read more.
Sharing the path ahead: Insights from the Barclays GSK Partnership
2 March 2017 - 9:00am
Summing up their three-year corporate partnership, GSK and Barclays have published the report Sharing the Path Ahead: Insights from the Barclays GSK Partnership. Read more.
Report: A Brave New World?
24 November 2016 - 11:06am
Business in the Community has today partnered with Accenture to launch a new report challenging business to be part of creating an inclusive digital revolution. Read more.
Wet footprint, by Jeff Schluer.  Licenced under Creative Commons 2.0 BY
30 August 2016 - 9:42am
The Hotel Water Measurement Initiative, a major step forward in the hotel industry's stewardship of water, launches today at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). Read more.
20 May 2016 - 8:00am
New research conducted by Business in the Community shows that young people aged 18 to 24 years old in Britain volunteer more than any other age group (57%) and are also using volunteering to further their career aims (38%) and gain new skills (48%). Read more.
Green Hotelier Awards 2016
22 April 2016 - 12:01pm
Four hotels from four global regions, were named on Earth Day (22 April) as the winners of the Green Hotelier Awards 2016 for their outstanding commitment to sustainability. Read more.
18 April 2016 - 10:22am
Business in the Community’s the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) has won the People category at the World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) Tourism 4 Tomorrow Awards in Dallas, Texas. Read more.
Sahrawi refugees in Algeria (ECHO CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
4 March 2016 - 11:48am
Business plays an increasingly important role in supporting the response to international disasters, from the major disasters like the Nepal earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, to the smaller, barely reported disasters that occur around the world. Read more.
9 February 2016 - 4:42pm
The Elsevier Foundation, part of Business in the Community member company RELX Group, has launched a series of new programs in health, research and diversity in STEM subjects. Read more.


International blog

The Global Goals
18 January 2017 - 11:15am

As the Business Sustainable Development Commission launches its report Better Business, Better World at the World Economic Forum in Davos, marking the first anniversary of the UN...

 Mark Wakefield, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM UK
9 December 2016 - 11:41am

On International Human Rights Day, Mark Wakefield, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM UK explains how the company has been helping to prevent human trafficking...

The IHG Foundation team at the Haiyan Memorial in Tacloban
8 November 2016 - 9:56am

Following the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan on the Central Philippines in November 2013, CARE International UK were on the ground leading urgent relief efforts to help local people...

2 September 2016 - 2:07pm

As part of World Water Week 2016, we convened two of Business in the Community's Water-focussed programmes and campaigns for a Twitter chat on using water as a tool for sustainable growth.


Manila Water
22 August 2016 - 6:00am

As World Water Week 2016 approaches, we spoke to Manila Water, winner of this year's Unilever Global Development Award for their Water for the Poor programme.


Siobhan O'Neill, Editor of Green Hotelier and Comms Manager, ITP
17 August 2016 - 9:49am

Siobhan O'Neill, Editor of Green Hotelier tells us what happens when you get 15 responsible businesses into a room with some of their strongest...

12 August 2016 - 4:22pm

Our International Tourism Partnership’s Youth Career Initiative (YCI) helps tackle global youth...

8 August 2016 - 6:10am

Today, 8 August 2016, marks the date at which we have used as much natural resource as our planet can renew in the whole year. From here on out in 2016, we're...

iDT Labs working out in the field
1 August 2016 - 11:56am

iDT labs leverages technology to build and scale solutions to social issues in Sierra Leone. The company was co-founded by Salton Massally in 2013 when he was just 23, with a mission is to...

The Unilever Global Development Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty infographic
6 June 2016 - 12:35pm

Sue Adkins, International Director, Business in the Community, reflects on what this year's entries to the Unilever Global Development Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty, show...


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