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Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

London Stansted Airport is pioneering new performance technologies, using satellite navigation, which can reduce the noise impacts on residents living around the airport, by...

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
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) is funding solutions to climate change through Green Bonds and building their name as a leader in environmental finance.

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

Software company Oracle 'Mind Over Matters' campaign connects their workforce with wellbeing resources and mental health support, enabling the company to save just under £1m...

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

Royal Mail Group are working in partnership to improve employee wellbeing across their workforce of 143,000 employees, challenging mental health stigma and reducing days lost...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Hogan Lovells International LLP partners with NGOs to tackle global development issues through its Sustainable Development Programme, which helps boost its brand recognition...

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

HSBC have built a reputation for climate action through water and sanitation programmes, research into climate change solutions, investment in innovation, and training for...

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

Nationwide is the world’s largest building society, with over 15 million customers, 17,000 employees and 700 branches in the UK. The company believes that by focusing on doing...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

EDF Energy are tackling the STEM skills shortage and investing in tomorrow's engineers through educational programmes about sustainable energy. 

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

NH Hotel Group is a major business hotel chain, operating almost 400 hotels in 29 countries across Europe, America and Africa. The Group has integrated its corporate...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Blue Badge company, where half the staff have first-hand experience of disability, is reaping the rewards for its recruitment policy. The company is boosting both lives and the...

Published: April 2016
Categories: Tackling Unemployment
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

People with disabilities are developing the skills they need to find work thanks to Steps into Work, an internship programme run by EDF Energy.

Published: April 2016
Categories: Tackling Unemployment
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

Young people with learning disabilities are finding work opportunities thanks to the EmployAbility – Let’s Work Together internship programme run by National Grid.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

The life and work prospects of hundreds of London's most vulnerable young people have been improved and Pinsent Masons has gained access to a rich pool of untapped talent.

Published: April 2016
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

ACT Training is one of the largest work based learning providers in Wales. It delivers apprenticeships and traineeships to over 6,500 learners...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Welsh Water delivers safe reliable drinking water and sanitation to 3.2 million people across Wales, Herefordshire and Deeside. Its not-for-profit operating model allows it to...

Published: April 2016

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