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Electricity North West: Power Saver Challenge - a young girl participating in the Power Saver Challenge

Electricity North West's Power Saver Challenge encouraged customers to reduce their household energy consumption, helping families save money on their bills and making the...

Published: July 2015
Categories: Marketplace
Veolia: Resourcing the world - a Veolia scientist at work

Veolia has gone through transformational change to convert from a waste management company to a producer of resources, reducing dependency on natural resources for itself and...

Published: July 2015
Categories: Environment
Sky: Better Products - Sky employees at work

Sky has improved the design of its products and services to make them more energy efficient and reduce its use of natural resources, saving money for the company and its...

Published: July 2015
Centrica: Supporting carers - receiving an award

Centrica has supported its employees to combine work with caring responsibilities, which has helped it attract and retain a diverse and talented workforce.

Published: July 2015
Unilever UK Mental Wellbeing programme

Unilever UK Ltd has created a mental health programme that incorporates manager training and awareness, employee learning, information, and tools for individuals and teams to...

Published: July 2015
Virgin Trains East Coast: Good Together - employees exercising at work

Virgin Trains East Coast has tackled low engagement levels and reduced sickness absence through its Good Together health and wellbeing programme, designed to empower staff to...

Published: July 2015
Tebay and Gloucester Services - supporting local communities: Gloucester Services

Tebay and Gloucester Services have supported local businesses and disadvantaged communities, and made high-quality food available to customers. This has helped the business...

Published: July 2015
East of England Cooperative: Sourced Locally - a producer carrying a tray of walnut whips.

The East of England Co-operative has built partnerships with 140 local suppliers, supporting the local economy, reducing food miles and achieving a £15 million turnover in 2014...

Published: July 2015
Wates Group: Reshaping Tomorrow - a young female construction worker holding a poster about Wates' social enterprise brokerage programme

By buying services, skills and goods from social enterprises, Wates Group is supporting communities, and has spent a total of £5 million in the social enterprise sector since...

Published: July 2015
Esh Group - Building My Skills: A speaker at a Building My Skills session in a school

Esh Group has brought together businesses and schools across the north of England to provide free careers advice, which has helped the construction firm build strong...

Published: July 2015
Barclays Bank plc - Grow with Barclays, the Youth Employment Strategy

Barclays' youth employability strategy provided many routes for progression, meaning that leadership roles, further qualifications and long-term careers are no longer out of...

Published: July 2015
Livin Housing Ltd - Livin Futures: Young people carrying out property maintenance.

Livin Housing's employability programme provides a wide range of opportunities to young people of all ages and abilities, helping them gain employment, apprenticeships and...

Published: July 2015
and Securities Group Plc - London Employment Strategy: A young man doing building work

Land Securities Group PLC developed their London Employment Strategy to help disadvantaged people get jobs and to improve the mix – in terms of gender, ethnicity and disability...

Published: July 2015
Lloyds Banking Group - Helping customers with dementia to live well: Lloyds volunteers on a fundraising cycle ride

Lloyds Banking Group has made its services more accessible for people living with dementia, raised £6.5 million to support carers and achieved national recognition from the...

Published: July 2015
WDH: Cash Wise - participants at a Cash Wise event

WDH’s Cash Wise project has improved the financial capabilities of social housing tenants, which has helped them maintain their tenancies and reduced rent arrears, saving the...

Published: July 2015
ISS Limited: ISS Youth Employability - an ISS apprentice

ISS has developed a coherent five-stage strategy to inform, inspire, guide, recruit and develop young people, bringing them closer to the labour market and providing them with...

Published: July 2015
Principality Building Society - the RED way: Responsible Business Awards in Wales Winner

By embedding its values throughout its organisation, from board to branch, Principality Building Society is demonstrating how responsible business practices can make a powerful...

Published: June 2015
The P&A Group of Companies: Achieving Sustainability - Finance Wales Responsible Small Business of the Year, Winner 2015

The P&A Group of Companies has a clear commitment to being a responsible business and the comprehensive approach being taken is delivering both powerful social and...

Published: June 2015
Legal & General: Business Class Partnership with Pen y Dre High School - Winner, Careers Wales Schools Partnership Award 2015

Legal & General’s needs-led, strategic partnership with Pen y Dre School in Merthyr Tydfil is revolutionising pupils’ experience of the world of work, giving them contact...

Published: June 2015
Castell Howell Foods: Regional Supply Chain Initiative - Winner, Network Rail Cymru Enterprise Growth Award 2015

The collaborative approach taken by Castell Howell Foods towards strengthening its supply chain and simultaneously developing and support local SMEs has ensured growth and...

Published: June 2015

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