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by The London Team 1 October 2012 - 12:00am

This month we interviewed Paul Murphy, Lead Director, Lloyds Banking Group and Servane Mouazan, Managing Director, Ogunte who are mentor and mentee through Business in the Community's ...

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by webeditor 28 September 2012 - 10:05am

Backed by brands from Nike to M&S, Levi’s and Walmart the new tool – the Higg Index – is desigend to measure sustainability across the supply chains for clothing and footwear.

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Gennie Franklin, Director, Programmes and Employee Volunteering at Business in the Community
by Gennie Franklin 17 September 2012 - 12:00am

The Games Makers have been one of the great success stories of 2012, and have won admiration for their work and a place in the hearts of many people in the UK.
 
It is in the best interest of companies to have strong volunteering because quite simply, volunteering leads to stronger...

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by Susie Perrett 6 August 2012 - 12:00am

The riots last summer seemed to come as a shock to the country. The fast-developing situations that engulfed many parts of the UK were spoken about as if they’d burst out of nowhere. But looking back now, particularly through the lens of Business in the Community’s work focusing on the...

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by The London Team 1 June 2012 - 12:00am

This month we interviewed Peter Ayliffe, Chief Executive, Visa Europe, who took part in Give & Gain Day on 18th May with around 40 Visa Europe employees.  Peter talks about their participation in The Community Games - a multi-sports festival run in partnership with BITC and SportInspried -...

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by The London Team 20 May 2012 - 12:00am

This month we interviewed Salise Wright, Customer Service Officer, Lloyds Banking Group.  Lloyds are one of the National Sponsors of Give & Gain Day and in this interview, Salise talks about why this is such an important programme to them.  Watch the video or read the interview below.

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by The London Team 6 April 2012 - 12:00am

We spoke to Anthony Arter, London Senior Partner at Eversheds and a member of the London Leadership team about why responsible business is important to him and Eversheds.  Watch the video, or read the full interview below.

 

 

Why is responsible business important to your...

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Rob Devey, Prudential
by The London Team 18 March 2012 - 4:35pm

This month we interviewed Rob Devey, Chief Executive, Prudential UK & Europe and Chair of the London Leadership Team.He spoke to BITC's London team about his leadership role at Business in the Community and why responsible business is important to Prudential.  Watch the video, or...

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by The London Team 22 February 2012 - 12:00am

We spoke to Julian Daniel, Director of Blue Sky Building and a member of the London Leadership team about his leadership role at BITC and why responsible business is important to him and his company.

 

Why is responsible business important to your company?

It defines who you are...

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Louise Aston, Director of Workwell at Business in the Community
by Louise Aston 13 February 2012 - 9:29pm

As we look ahead to 2013, it is important to remember the UK has an employee engagement deficit. Survey after survey indicates that only around one third of UK workers say they are engaged – a figure which leaves the UK ranked ninth for engagement levels amongst the world’s twelfth largest...

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by The London Team 1 February 2012 - 12:00am

This month we interviewed City & Guilds who are working in partnership with London Youth to develop the London Youth Quality Mark.

Watch the video, or read the interview below.

Gary, please tell us about London Youth.

London Youth is a member based organisation with 400...

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Stephen Howard
by Stephen Howard 29 January 2012 - 12:00am

By Stephen Howard, CEO, Business in the Community

The years since the financial crisis erupted in 2007 have been turbulent ones for the British and the world economy. Seldom, if ever before, has business required such strong, effective and responsible leadership. Now, more than ever,...

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by The London Team 10 January 2012 - 12:00am

This month, we interviewed Sally Chacatté, Partner, Group Head of HR at Frank Knight and a member of the London Leadership Team about why Responsible Business is important to her and Knight Frank. Watch the video or read the interview below.

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by webeditor 9 January 2012 - 12:00am

There is no doubt ‘doing business responsibly’ is now firmly on the map of UK and global plc, and we should be proud of the significant progress made thus far.

In the last 5-10 years we have seen a big shift in companies integrating sustainability into their core business strategies and...

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by The London Team 1 November 2011 - 12:00am

We interviewed Andrew Jarvis, Vice President, Global Technology, Barclays who has been a Job Coach through the Ready for Work Programme since 2008.

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Why did you decide to become a Job Coach?

I became a job coach in early 2008 because...

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Ian Cheshire
by webeditor 28 October 2011 - 12:00am

Ian Cheshire, Group CEO Kingfisher, spearheaded our work around visioning for the future.

Here Ian speaks about the importance of leadership when it comes to adopting new business models and transformational thinking.

Ian Cheshire
by webeditor 27 October 2011 - 12:00am

Ian Cheshire, Group CEO Kingfisher, spearheaded our work around visioning for the future.

Here Ian speaks about rethinking basic assumptions and the paradigm shift that is needed to transform business.

Ian Cheshire
by webeditor 26 October 2011 - 12:00am

Ian Cheshire, Group CEO Kingfisher, spearheaded our work around visioning for the future.

Here Ian speaks about the importance of taking action and moving towards a transformational business model.

by The London Team 6 October 2011 - 3:03pm

This month we interviewed Juliet Holden, Community Investment Executive, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, who spoke about her company's involvement in Business Action on Homelessness (BAOH) and the Ready for Work Programme.

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Becky at Number 10 Downing Street
by webeditor 8 July 2011 - 12:00am

by Becky Landale

Signing myself up to a work experience I knew very little about, may not have been one of the best plans. But thankfully, my week’s work experience with Business in the Community, however hectic, was inspiring and interesting. What more could I have asked for?

Day One

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