Case studies

Use the filters to search our case study library for examples of businesses gaining benefits from creating a positive impact.

Resource management company Veolia's services benefit the UK population through recycling collection and delivery, water treatment and management, low carbon and renewable heat...

Published: July 2016

BT has also been a long-standing employer of choice for ex-armed forces personnel and has capitalised on the skills that these individuals bring to its business. 

Published: May 2016
Categories: Tackling Unemployment
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company: Winner of the UPS International Disaster Relief Award (Large Company) 2016

By working together with other companies to mobilise private sector resources in the aftermath of a devastating typhoon, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company provided...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Resilience & Recovery
iDT Labs: Winners of the UPS International Disaster Relief Award (Small Company) 2016

iDT Labs developed a hazard payment solution which helped to prevent the collapse of the healthcare system in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis and established their...

Published: July 2016
ArcelorMittal - The Ebola Private Sector Mobilisation Group - Highly Commended

Mining company ArcelorMittal brought the private sector together to fight the Ebola virus in Liberia, mobilising emergency support and building goodwill for their business.

Published: July 2016
Categories: Resilience & Recovery
The Manila Water Company: Winners of the Unilever Global Development Award 2016

The Manila Water Company is helping people in poor urban communities to access clean, safe, affordable water, while improving the quality of the water supply and growing a new...

Published: July 2016
Olam International - Societe d'Exploitation Cotonniere Olam - Highly Commended

Agri-business Olam International has expanded and strengthened their supply chain by offering training, healthcare, and accessible finance to the farming communities they work...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Environment
Whitbread: Winner of the Asda Environmental Leadership Award 2016

Hospitality company Whitbread is tackling climate change and making savings through two new environmentally friendly building projects, the Costa Eco-Pod and the Hub hotel,...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Environment
St Leger Homes of Doncaster: Winners of the Championing an Ageing Workforce Award

St Leger Homes' older workers are supported to retrain and work flexibly so that individuals are not forced out of employment.

Published: July 2016
Unipart Group: Winners of the Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award 2016 (Large Company)

Unipart Group has increased employee engagement, reduced absence, and built their reputation for safety through its new strategic Wellbeing programme, Unipart Workwell.

Published: July 2016
North Star Housing: Winners of the Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award (Small Company) 2016

North Star Housing Group dramatically increased employee wellbeing, engagement and business surplus by introducing new ways of working and giving staff a greater say in how the...

Published: July 2016
NFU Mutual: Winners of the Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award 2016

Thousands of young farmers are learning how to stay safe at work thanks to the Farm Safety Foundation, established by NFU Mutual. Farming is Britain’s most hazardous industry;...

Published: July 2016
Sky: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award (Large Company) 2016

Starting Out is a Sky Academy initiative that uses TV, creativity and sport to help young people build practical skills and experience. The programme provides over 1,000 work...

Published: July 2016
AmicusHorizon: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award 2016 (Small Company)

AmicusHorizon is a large housing association which wants to support its residents into work and build stronger communities. Stronger communities house better residents so...

Published: July 2016
Bolton at Home: Winners of the Employment for Excluded Groups Award

The cycle of long-term unemployment is being broken by Bolton at Home’s employment programme. Tenants are helped into work and are then better able to pay their rents.

Published: July 2016
Categories: Tackling Unemployment
Investec: Winners of the 2016 Experian Building Stronger Communities Award in recognition of Sir John Peace

Beyond Business is a social enterprise incubation programme run by specialist bank and asset manager Investec in partnership with the Bromley by Bow Centre. The programme...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Social enterprise
JTI UK - The Power of Friendship - Highly Commended

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is helping tackle loneliness amongst older people, by creating monthly face-to-face tea-party friendship groups for over 75 year olds who live...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Community
Glasgow Caledonian University: Winners of the Education Award

11,000 students from some of Glasgow’s most deprived areas have had their aspirations boosted and prospects improved thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Club...

Published: July 2016
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Barclays has been actively involved in the recruitment of ex-Service personnel for a number of years. It’s Armed Forces Transition, Employment & Resettlement (AFTER)...

Published: July 2016

Nationwide used a longstanding charity partnership to create a specialist service for customers with cancer, improving its support to vulnerable customers, increasing its...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Marketplace

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