Awards and Recognition

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The Unipart Outstanding Employment Award: Keoghs

22 April 2018 - 8:14am

Longlisted for a Business in the Community Responsible Business Award

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The Unipart Outstanding Employment Award: Clarion Housing Group

20 April 2018 - 8:22am

Longlisted for a Business in the Community Responsible Business Award

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The Unipart Outstanding Employment Award: Jane Jefferson Cleaning Ltd

20 April 2018 - 8:22am
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Castell Howell Foods – The Green Team

19 April 2018 - 11:54am

Castell Howell Foods is Wales’ largest independent food wholesaler with a fleet and brand that is recognised across the length and breadth of the nation. Castell Howell is a proud Welsh business with strong rural and community connections throughout its supply chain. As a result of these relationships – and its heritage in West Wales – environmental sustainability is a key priority for the business. 

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Brecon Carreg Mineral Water: The Welsh Government Responsible SME of the Year 2018

19 April 2018 - 11:50am

Brecon Carreg Mineral Water began 40 years ago in a converted barn at Llwyndewi Farm. Today, the company is the number one water brand in Wales, with 23% of market share. With contracts into major retailers and outlets across Wales, the company has an impressive customer reach and is committed to be sustainable – in every sense of the word – and has the structures and plans in place to achieve this responsibly over the coming years and decades.

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Bluestone National Park Resort – Bluestone Employee Wellness

19 April 2018 - 11:47am

Bluestone National Park Resort is a short break holiday destination based in Pembrokeshire. It was founded in 2008 by William McNamara (CEO) and comprises over 340 accommodation units and employs over 700 staff. The company’s Employee Wellness programme was started by the CEO in 2016 with a personal commitment that “every person counts”.

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Trivallis – Putting people at the heart of our communities

19 April 2018 - 11:43am

Trivallis is one of Wales’ largest housing associations, with over 10,000 properties, housing over 20,000 people across Rhondda Cynon Taff in South Wales. Trivallis is committed to providing more than just bricks and mortar, going above and beyond to work with tenants, community groups and charities to develop real places where people can live, work and thrive. Operating as Wales’ first community mutual housing association, Trivallis has a unique responsibility to put customers and clients at the heart of what it does.

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Principality Building Society – Educational partnerships across Wales

19 April 2018 - 11:41am

Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, working with communities and serving Members for over 150 years. Community and membership engagement is at the heart of what the business does and as a result, partnerships with schools across Wales (through the Business Class programme) is a natural extension of the work it does.

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IKEA Cardiff and YMCA – Reclaim, Revive, Re-Love, Repeat

19 April 2018 - 11:38am

IKEA Cardiff is the only Wales branch of IKEA, a home furnishing retailer committed to creating a better everyday life for as many people as possible. Organisation-wide there is a commitment to supporting communities, helping them thrive whilst not contributing to unnecessary commercial waste wherever possible. 

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Do Digital Realities – The Do Academy

19 April 2018 - 11:35am

Do Digital Realities specialises in 3D work, including CGI visualisations, animations and fully immersive 3D models. In a relatively young, but growing, industry in South Wales, Do Digital found it difficult to apply the usual recruitment and skill development methods and so they built a recruitment, talent development and buddy system to future proof their business and support the sector. 

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ACT Training: BITC Cymru Responsible Large Business of the Year 2018

19 April 2018 - 11:31am

ACT Training is Wales’ largest training provider, welcoming over 6,500 people through its doors each year. With alternatives to formal education and a comprehensive training and further education offering, it works with people from all backgrounds – but also commits to being a responsible business by engaging with communities, schools and supporting its staff.

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SunnyMoney - Winner of The Unilever Global Development Award

4 July 2017 - 8:00am

Rural African communities continue to benefit from SunnyMoney’s unique model that brings clean and affordable light to the masses, helping to eradicate dirty kerosene lamps once and for all.

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Unipart - Winner of the Fujitsu Award for Responsible Business in the Digital Age

4 July 2017 - 1:05am

What if we could harness people’s intellectual capital, instead of replacing them with automation?

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Cisco - Winner of the UPS International Disaster Relief and Resilience Award

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

Why Cisco spends $3.5m a year to maintain a dedicated disaster relief team

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Barclays - Winners the Aviva Award for Championing an Ageing Workforce

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

Barclays’ opens door for older-generation to make the most of apprenticeships

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Dragon LNG - Winners for the UBS Award for Education

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

Dragon LNG has taken community engagement to another level by servicing the real education needs of young people across Pembrokeshire.

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National Grid - Winner of the The Unipart Award for Outstanding Employment

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

With £20bn being invested in the UK’s energy infrastructure, there is a need for a new source of enthusiastic employees. And National Grid believes it has found the answer.

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Anglian Water - Winner of Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year Award

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

Through its Love Every Drop strategy, the regional water business has a plan that will see it achieve net carbon neutrality by the middle of the century.

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Tesco - Winner of The Experian Award for Building Stronger Communities

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

Tesco’s surplus food redistribution scheme has so far donated 5.7 million meals to 3,500 charities across the UK – with minimal impact on sales or store operations. Here’s how it has done it

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The Lakes Free Range Egg Company Limited - Winner of the BITC Award for Environmental Leadership

4 July 2017 - 1:00am

Making hens comfortable and able to 'range' further is boosting production for the organic, free-range egg business.

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