Case studies

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Barclays Bank - Barclays Multigenerational Programme

Barclays has brought greater diversity to their workforce, gained insight into their older customer base, and created new opportunities for older workers through...

Published: June 2016
Wates Group - Building Futures: A participant in the Building Futures programme

The Building Futures programme has helped hundreds of young jobseekers gain the skills to pursue careers in construction and beyond.

Published: June 2016
McKinsey and Company - Work Ready Programme: Young people in an employability workshop

People affected by homelessness are being helped into employment by the McKinsey & Company‘s Work Ready Programme. The training scheme builds skills and confidence in both...

Published: June 2016
The sign at Brigade, PwC's social enterprise restaurant and bar

The lives of 850 homeless people in London have been transformed by PwC’s social enterprise restaurant, Brigade.  Previously disadvantaged people have been helped to gain...

Published: June 2016
Ecclesiastical Insurance logo

By putting people and community at the heart of everything it does, Ecclesiastical has succeeded in being reaccredited with the CommunityMark.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Community
Linklaters logo

Linklaters’ global community investment programme seeks to ensure that all members of staff are acting as trusted advisers, valued colleagues, engaged professionals, and good...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Community
London Stansted (MAG) Airport

London Stansted Airport has a strong and comprehensive model for engaging with local and regional stakeholders in order to understand and address community needs.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Community
Wates logo

Since achieving CommunityMark recognition in 2013, Wates Group has launched its long-term framework for sustainability, Reshaping Tomorrow. One of the pillars of this strategy...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Community

FDM Group is a global professional service provider with a focus on IT. They launched their Ex-Forces Programme in the UK in 2014, helping veterans bridge the gap between the...

Published: May 2016

Carillion have been one of the Business Connector programme’s most significant seconding organisations. Since joining the programme in 2011, they have seconded eight of their...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Spirent Communications has launched a scheme within its Positioning Technologies Division to plug the tech skills gap and encourage a younger, more diverse workforce to take up...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

As well as helping to 'keep the lights on' during the Ebola crisis, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP's pro bono work in Sierra Leone helped to establish the firm as a leader in the...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

More than 21,000 jobless young people have been helped into employment or training by the Opportunity Partnership, a £30m scheme run by HSBC in collaboration with charities....

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Affinity Water protects rivers in their area and preserves future water supply by working with schools and communities to reduce consumption, carrying out river works, and...

Published: April 2016
Categories: Environment
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

By investing in new technologies, reusing waste products, and valuing biodiversity, food producer ABP UK has reduced its energy and water usage and gained a competitive edge....

Published: April 2016
Categories: Environment
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake, NRS International worked with local partners and engaged their staff, allowing them to quickly deliver relief where it was most needed.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Thousands of young people from inner city London boroughs are supported into employment or university every year by Lloyd's Community Programme, which has been running for over...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Cargill, Inc. are ensuring a sustainable supply of quality cocoa by supporting local cooperative leaders in Côte d’Ivoire with management training and coaching.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

The Bank of England is improving staff wellbeing through a strategic approach, and a three-pronged ‘Think well, live well, be well” initiative.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

The Bereavement Centre offers free one-to-one counselling, support groups and memorial services to all of those who are grieving in the Portsmouth area. The Centre also...

Published: April 2016
Categories: Community

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