Community Impact Offer
Every child has the right to read, but not every child has the opportunity. Through Right to Read we aim to to raise literacy standards by increasing the number of trained volunteers providing support for children aged 7–11. Right to Read is a programme of one-to-one support from participating businesses.
Employee volunteering, where staff at all levels donate time and skills during work hours to tackle local social issues, is an effective and powerful way for businesses to invest in their people and local communities. Our vision is to make employee volunteering culturally normal.
Community investment is more than just charitable giving. It’s about supporting those communities most in need, with time, skills, money and expertise, and linking it to your business strategy.
This interactive half day course aims to introduce businesses to employee volunteering as one of the ways in which to invest in their communities, and support a business to identify ways to develop strong partnerships with voluntary sector organisations. Trainers will use business case studies to support learning.
With the festive season fast approaching, Business in the Community is back to invite local Nottinghamshire businesses and employees to ‘give something back’ at Christmas.
This summer, the ClickSilver programme celebrates its third year after support from Business in the Community (BITC) member, Capital One helped the programme grow to help both young and old people in the city.
A white paper released this month by Brighton-based volunteer travel company i-to-i has highlighted the benefits for businesses of hiring employees with volunteer travel experience.
JTI attained the CommunityMark in recognition of its strategic approach to identifying social need. This approach is complemented, and brought to life, by exceptional employee involvement which includes employee committees which engage with local partners, skills based volunteering and additional fundraising.
This document summaries the key social impact measurement methodologies and tools that could help businesses to track, measure or articulate the social and economic benefits of their activities.
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