The Wales Responsible Business Awards 2017 will open for entries on 1 November. The BITC Cymru team are convening a series of Award workshops throughout November and December where prospective applicants can get great advice on how to put together a winning entry.
Business in the Community Cymru will be seeking entries in the following categories for 2017:
- The Wales Responsible Large Business of the Year
- The Wales Responsible Small Business of the Year
- The Building Stronger Communities in Wales Award
- The Wales Inspiring Young Talent Award
- The Wales Education Award
- The Environmental Leadership in Wales Award
- The Wellbeing at Work Award in Wales
Eligible applicants will also be able to seek to reaccredit their previous Awards success from 2015 and 2016.
The 2017 Shortlist will be announced during Responsible Business Week (April 2017) and the Winners will be announced at the Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner, Thursday 29 June 2017 (held at The SSE SWALEC, Cardiff).
"The Awards are rightly a highpoint of the Business in the Community calendar and one that I am thoroughly looking forward to being part of for the first time. The Awards are an opportunity to reflect on the successes of Welsh business and celebrate those which are making a positive difference to the challenges we face as a nation." - Matt Appleby, Director, BITC Cymru
Winners of the Responsible Business Awards in Wales 2016
Every day Wales & West Utilities does its very best to keep 7.5 million customers safe and warm, with a gas network they can rely on and a level of service they can trust.
Using innovation and ethical business practices, Dr Zigs has turned bubbles into profit. Constantly updating its products and manufacturing process, the firm is changing the world, one bubble at a time.
The Dragon LNG Darwin Experience (DLNGDE) uses field trips and hands-on activities to engage pupils, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, in technology-related career paths.
GE Aviation Wales offers apprenticeships in both engineering and business administration. The programmes provide excellent opportunities for young people and guarantees talent for the future of the engineering industry.
GE Aviation Wales is working with two local schools to provide mentoring support for pupils who are in danger of failing GCSE maths. The jet engineering firm is proving that maths doesn’t have to be rocket science.
Financial services company Admiral has launched a programme, Ministry of Health, which aims to create an overall welfare structure for the business by pulling together different aspects of support for staff.