The Responsible Business Awards in the South East

Businesses across the South East make a significant contribution to creating a fairer, more prosperous and more sustainable society. Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards in the South East celebrate that contribution.

The Prince's Ambassador for the South East

Responsible Business Gala Drinks Reception

The achievements of companies based in the South East were celebrated at a reception at the O2 on the 11 July, alongside our Awards Gala dinner.  Congratulations to all of those recognised.

2016 Responsible Business Award achievers in the South East

 

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, from Premier Inn.

The Asda Environmental Leadership Award, Winner, 2016
Published: July 2016
Categories: Environment
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.

The Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award, Winner (Large Company), 2016
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 everybody wins. 

The Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award, Winner (Small Company) 2016
Published: July 2016
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 alone.

The Experian Building Stronger Communities Award, in recognition of Sir John Peace, Highly Commended, 2016
Published: July 2016
Categories: Community
Amey - working with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards: A young lad doing some gardening

More than 400 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have been recruited onto the life changing Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards programme by Amey, which provides public and regulated services across Britain. 

The Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award, Finalist, 2016
Published: June 2016
Whitbread - Investing in Skills and Employment: Participants talking together

WISE is a ground-breaking programme that educates, engages and employs young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and supports them into the world of work. Run by Whitbread, it provides opportunities in the hospitality sector.

The Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award, Finalist, 2016
Published: June 2016
Children learning about science and engineering through Siemens' Curiosity Project

Siemens integrated programme aims to inspire the next generation of engineers. The Curiosity Project is playing a role in nurturing the five million new STEM graduates the UK will need in coming years.

The Education Award, Finalist, 2016
Published: June 2016
debbie&andrews' - community microsponsorship scheme: Suffolk Young Farmers

Grassroots fundraising, local community engagement and volunteering in the countryside are being supported by a £45,000 micro sponsorship scheme set up by quality sausage maker debbie&andrew’s.

The Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award, Finalist, 2016
Published: June 2016
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 helping aircraft to fly more accurately.

The Experian Building Stronger Communities Award, in recognition of Sir John Peace, Shortlisted, 2016
Published: April 2016
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 future leaders in sustainability. 

The Asda Environmental Leadership Award, Shortlisted, 2016
Published: April 2016
Categories: Environment
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 provides training for those who deal with the bereaved.

The Experian Building Stronger Communities Award, in recognition of Sir John Peace, Shortlisted, 2016
Published: April 2016
Categories: Community
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 tackling pollution.

The Asda Environmental Leadership Award, Shortlisted, 2016
Published: April 2016
Categories: Environment

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